Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HORSE...CAL FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
941 PM PDT THU AUG 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2033 PDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...SOUTHERLY WINDS BECOMING GUSTY LATE FRIDAY AND FRIDAY NIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK RIDGE OVER NW CALIFORNIA WILL CONTINUE TO BRING
DRY WEATHER THROUGH TONIGHT. A PACIFIC LOW WILL BEGIN TO IMPACT
THE REGION ON FRIDAY WITH CLOUD COVER...AND INCREASING SOUTHERLY
WINDS OVER THE RIDGES AND UPPER SLOPES FRIDAY EVENING. WETTING
RAIN IS EXPECTED LATE FRIDAY NIGHT INTO EARLY SATURDAY. THE
RAIN WILL DIMINISH TO SCATTERED SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY ON
SATURDAY WITH COOL AND MOIST CONDITIONS PERSISTING THROUGH SUNDAY.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TO 81 RIDGES...82 TO 87 VALLEYS.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 TO 37 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...VARIABLE 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
                    BY LATE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3 TO 5 MPH...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
                    10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 TO 92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................55 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63 TO 67 RIDGES...68 TO 72 VALLEYS.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 TO 71 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH EARLY...
                    DIMINISHING TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH...
                    BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................25 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...CARROLL
REQUESTED BY...JIM DAY SITL  T
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150827.HORSE.01/EKA



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