Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Spot Forecast for Summit RX...USFS
National Weather Service Reno NV
1005 AM PDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 PDT on March 29.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure today will bring one more day of dry and mild
weather to the region. A fast moving cold front will push through
the Sierra late tonight and Thursday with strong gusty winds,
rain/snow showers, and possibly a few thunderstorms. Another ridge
of high pressure develops for the first part of the weekend.

.TODAY...

Sky/Weather.........Mostly clear this morning, becoming mostly cloudy.
Temperature.........Max 50-56.
RH..................Min 40-50%.
20-Foot Winds.......Upslope 3-7 mph, increasing to southwest 8-12 mph
gustingto 22 mph after 4 pm this afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......6500-7000 ft MSL increasing to 9500-10000 ft
                    MSL in the afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Poor to marginal.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy.
                    Slight chance of showers after midnight.
Temperature.........Min 34-40.
RH..................Max 94-98%.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest winds 18-28 mph with gusts to 45 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....5% increasing to 15% after midnight.
Mixing Height.......7000-7500 ft MSL.
Transport Winds.....Southwest 15 to 20 mph.
Ventilation.........Marginal to good.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Snow pellet showers in the morning. Slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. Chance of snow and rain showers in the
                    afternoon.
Temperature.........Max 35-40.
RH..................Min 55-60%.
20-Foot Winds.......Southwest winds 15-25 mph with gusts to 45 mph
                    shifting to the northwest behind the front 15-20 mph with
                    gusts to 35 mph early afternoon. Winds becoming north late
                    afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected near thunderstorms.
Chc Wetting Rain....55% decreasing to 35% in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......9500-10000 ft MSL.
Transport Winds.....West 30-35 mph becoming northwest 20-30 mph in the
afternoon.
Ventilation.........Good to very good.

$$
Forecaster...Tolby
Requested by...Spencer Griscom
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705307.1/REV


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