Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Spot Forecast for Fountain 81...USFS
National Weather Service Reno NV
600 AM PST Wed Feb 21 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 PST on February 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

.DISCUSSION...


A cold low pressure trough will remain across the region this week
with a slight chance of snow Wednesday and a better chance Thursday.
Ventilation will be good to fair today and excellent Thursday as
the airmass remains mixed.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of snow showers.
Temperature.........17 at ignition...Max 30.
RH..................65% at ignition...Min 37%.
20-Foot Winds.......Winds variable 2-6 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....5%.
Mixing Height.......6900 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Haines Index........Max 2.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of snow showers in
                     the evening, then chance of snow after
                     midnight.
Temperature.........Min 17.
RH..................Max 93%.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest winds 5-12 mph. Gusts to 25 mph
                     after midnight.
Chc Wetting Rain....10%.
Mixing Height.......4500 ft agl decreasing to 1600 ft agl after
                     midnight.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 10 mph becoming southwest 15-20 mph
                     after midnight.
Ventilation.........Fair.
Haines Index........2.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Snow likely.
Temperature.........Max 22.
RH..................Min 60%.
20-Foot Winds.......West winds 8-14 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....60%.
Mixing Height.......4200 ft agl increasing to 7400 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 23 to 28 mph becoming west 11 to 16
                     mph in the afternoon.
Ventilation.........Excellent.
Haines Index........2-3.

$$
Forecaster...Hohmann/Hoon
Requested by...Burn Boss
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802157.1/REV
.EMAIL choffman@fs.fed.us



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