Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17
000
FNUS76 KHNX 230425 AAA
FWSHNX

Spot Forecast for QUARTZ FIRE...UPDATED
National Weather Service Hanford CA
925 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0000 PDT on August 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Low pressure off the Central California
coast will move into Southern California Wednesday night
and Thursday. Easterly winds aloft along with instability
and moisture for convection will continue on Wednesday however
the winds will shift to the west on Thursday with much drier
air moving into the fire area. Temperatures will show little
day to day change however relative humidity will be to trend
lower on Thursday. Winds will be generally terrain driven however
near any thunderstorms gusty and erratic winds are possible.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning. Becoming mostly cloudy
                    after 1200 leading to a 20 percent chance of a
                    thunderstorm.
Max temperature.....72-75.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 1-4 mph through 0800 then upslope 3-6 mph
                    with gusts to 12 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...West 4-7 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East around 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with a 30 percent chance of thunderstorms
                    through 2000 then becoming mostly clear.
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........55-60 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope 1-5 mph through 1900 then downslope 2-5 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East 4-6 mph.
Mixing height.......200-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....71-74.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 1-4 mph through 0800 then upslope 3-6 mph
                    with gusts to 12 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Southwest 6-9 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 6200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph.

$$
Forecaster...DUDLEY
Requested by...JACK THORNBURG
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714628.1/HNX



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.