Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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FNUS76 KSTO 300403
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SPOT FORECAST FOR RIM FIRE CONTINGENCY...CAL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
803 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PST ON JANUARY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
NORTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL CAUSE A WEAK DISTURBANCE FROM OREGON
TO MOVE SOUTHWARD INTO NORTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY (FRIDAY). THIS
WILL RESULT IN NORTHERLY WINDS OVER THE BURN SITE. AFTERNOON
CUMULUS CLOUDS COULD DEVELOP OVER AND NEAR THE SIERRA CREST MAINLY
EAST OF THE BURN SITE...AND DRIFT EASTWARD TOWARD THE BURN SITE
BEFORE DISSIPATING.


.TODAY (FRIDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. CUMULUS CLOUDS DEVELOPING EAST
                    OF THE BURN SITE AND NEAR THE SIERRA CREST
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON. POSSIBLY DRIFTING
                    EASTWARD BEFORE DISSIPATING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....NORTHEAST WINDS UP TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
   RIDGETOP.........NORTHEAST 6 TO 12 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 3000 TO 3500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST UP TO 6 MPH.


FORECASTER...JHM
REQUESTED BY...JACOB R  READ
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150130.RIMFI.01/STO

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