Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RANCH...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
731 PM PDT WED JUL 9 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1832 PDT ON JULY 09.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN ONSHORE FLOW WILL STRENGTHEN DURING THE NEXT
COUPLE OF DAYS AS AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC
MOVES CLOSER TO THE CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST. THIS WILL BRING SLIGHTLY
COOLER TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITIES AT THE FIRE SITE THROUGH
FRIDAY. THIS TREND WILL REVERSE OVER THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE
BUILDS WESTWARD FROM THE FOUR CORNERS REGION.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83 HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO AROUND
                    89 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-26 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4-9 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT.
                    GUSTS TO 15 MPH POSSIBLE AFTER 1200 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 7-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-59 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 4-9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH AFTER 2200 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WESTERLY 8-16 MPH IN THE EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 4-11 MPH AFTER 2200 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO AROUND 700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 MPH BECOMING NORTH AROUND 3 MPH
                    AFTER 2200 PDT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82 HIGHER ELEVATIONS TO AROUND
                    87 AT LOWER ELEVATIONS
MIN HUMIDITY........24-27 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING WESTERLY 4-9 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT.
                    GUSTS TO 15 MPH POSSIBLE AFTER 1200 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 7-14 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 7500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.


FORECASTER...BAGNALL

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REQUESTED BY...DAVID ERNST
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140709.RANCH.01/HNX





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