Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Sierra Madre fire...USFS
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
150 AM PDT Wed Jul 26 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0200 PDT on July 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A warming and drying trend can be expected through Thursday
for the area. Marine layer stratus is not expected to impact the fire
area through Thursday. Typical diurnal winds will prevail at lower
elevations with weak southwest winds at the ridgetops.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....88-93.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
Eye level winds.....Variable 1-3 mph becoming upvalley 3-6 mph gust
                    10 mph the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Variable/upslope 2-5 mph becoming upvalley 5-10 mph
                    gust 15 mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Variable 2-5 mph becoming southwest 10 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Below 1000 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....64-68.
Max humidity........80-90 percent.
Eye level winds.....Upvalley 3-6 mph gust 10 mph in the evening
                    becoming variable 1-3 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Upvalley 5-10 mph gust 15 mph in the evening
                    becoming downslope/downvalley 2-5 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest 5-10 mph becoming northwest after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......4000 ft AGL in the evening decreasing to 1000 ft
                    AGL after midnight.
Transport winds.....South around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....90-95.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
Eye level winds.....Variable 1-3 mph becoming upvalley 3-6 mph gust
                    10 mph in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Variable/upslope 2-5 mph becoming upvalley
                    6-12 mph gust 18 mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Variable 2-5 mph becoming southwest 10 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10 mph.

$$
Forecaster...THOMPSON
Requested by...Derek Madrigal
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713409.0/LOX
.EMAIL joshuathomas@fs.fed.us



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