Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Seattle/Tacoma, WA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PARADISE...PARADISE FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
506 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1639 PDT ON JULY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN SEATTLE.

.DISCUSSION...LOW LEVEL ONSHORE FLOW WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT WITH
FRESH BATCH OF STRATUS MOVING UP THE VALLEY AND OVER THE FIRE SITE
OVERNIGHT. THE STRATUS SHOULD CLEAR OUT TUESDAY AFTERNOON. THIS
WILL RESULT IN GOOD HUMIDITY RECOVERIES BELOW THE SHALLOW STRATUS
BUT SOMEWHAT POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY ON THE UPPER SLOPES. THE
STRATUS TOPS SHOULD BE 1000-1500 FEET DEEP. LOW LEVEL WINDS SHOULD
BE UPVALLEY OR WESTERLY TONIGHT AS THE MARINE AIR PUSHES UP THE
VALLEY...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER THE COOLER AIR SETTLES IN.

AIR MASS COOLING AND THE ONSHORE FLOW SHOULD RESULT IN COOLER MAX
TEMPERATURES TUESDAY AFTERNOON. ANOTHER WEAKER EPISODE OF ONSHORE
FLOW IS EXPECTED TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING.

 FORECAST FOR 20 FOOT WIND SPEED (VALLEYS AND RIDGE TOPS) ARE 10
 MINUTE AVERAGES REFLECTING RAWS WINDS.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MORNING LOW CLOUDS. SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10%.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79 VALLEY BOTTOM...70-74 UPPER ELEVATIONS.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT VALLEY BOTTOM...55-60 PERCENT UPPER
                    ELEVATIONS.
WIND (20 FT)........WITHIN THE VALLEY...LIGHT WINDS IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING UPVALLEY UP TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.
                    UPPER SLOPE/RIDGETOPS...SOUTHEAST 4-7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. PATCHY LOW CLOUDS FORMING LATE.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10%.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61 VALLEY BOTTOM...AROUND 65 ABOVE THE
                    INVERSION.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT VALLEY BOTTOM...60 PERCENT TOP.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WITHIN THE VALLEY...WEST WINDS 2 TO 3 MPH
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
                    UPPER SLOPE/RIDGETOP...VARIABLE 2 TO 5 MPH.
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...KAM
REQUESTED BY...LARRY LONG
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150706.PARAD.01/SEW


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