Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ALDER FIRE...CA-MNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
1208 PM PDT TUE SEP 20 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0900 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...VERY LOW DAYTIME RH AND VERY POOR RECOVERY OVER THE NEXT 48 HOURS...

.DISCUSSION...ALTHOUGH ABUNDANT SUNSHINE WILL CONTINUE OVER THE
FIRE AREA TODAY...TEMPERATURES ARE RUNNING A FEW DEGREES COOLER
IN RESPONSE TO AN APPROACHING TROUGH. HUMIDITY VALUES HOWEVER ARE
ALSO LOWER AS THE APPROACHING TROUGH IS ASSOCIATED WITH A VERY DRY
AIR MASS.  THIS TREND OF COOLING TEMPERATURES AND VERY DRY SURFACE
CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE TOMORROW AND THROUGH THURSDAY. BY FRIDAY
THE REGION WILL SEE AN INCREASE OF TEMPERATURES INTO THE WEEKEND AS
STRONG HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER THE STATE...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL REMAIN LOW...WITH POOR RECOVERY.

.REST OF TODAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....79 TO 84.
LAL.................1.
MIN HUMIDITY........10 TO 15 PERCENT.
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4300 FT AGL.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE OR SOUTHWEST 2 TO 5 MPH...GUSTS 10 TO 13 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.


.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....58 TO 64.
LAL.................1.
MAX HUMIDITY........25 TO 35 PERCENT.
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE EVENING.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE OR NORTHEAST 2 TO 4 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....69 TO 74.
LAL.................1.
MIN HUMIDITY........10 TO 15 PERCENT.
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800-4200 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE OR WEST 5 TO 8 MPH...GUSTS 12 TO 18 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 MPH.


$$
FORECASTER...TONKIN
REQUESTED BY...JESSICA GOMEZ
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1600890.0/EKA



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