Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for WHISKEY  RIDGE - PONDEROSA FUELBREAK (PILE...USDA FOREST SERVICE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
850 PM PST Fri Jan 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 PST on January 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Dry weather and below normal temperatures can be
expected over the burn site this weekend as a storm system exits
east of the state and moves into the Rockies. A weak cold front
could bring light precipitation to the burn site Sunday evening
through Monday. Humidities will remain moderately high through
the period with light, terrain driven winds.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....40-45.
Min humidity........51 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 1-3 mph becoming upslope 3-5 mph
                    by 1100 PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northeast 2-4 mph becoming west to northwest
                    4-6 mph by 1100 PST.
Mixing height.......Rising to 3500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....25-30.
Max humidity........95 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 1-3 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 4-6 mph becoming northeast 3-5 mph
                    by midnight.
Mixing height.......Lowering to less than 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 4 mph.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Increasing cloudiness.
Max temperature.....42-47.
Min humidity........46 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 1-3 mph becoming upslope 3-5 mph
                    by 1100 PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East 2-4 mph becoming northwest 3-5 mph by
                    1100 PST.
Mixing height.......Rising to about 2700 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 3 mph.

$$
Forecaster...DURFEE
Requested by...GLORIA SMITH
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800343.4/HNX



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