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Spot Forecast for Whittier Fire...USFS
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
358 PM PDT Tue Jul 25 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1500 PDT on July 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Mostly clear and seasonably warm conditions will
prevail over the burn area Wednesday and Wednesday night, although
patchy low clouds and fog can be expected Wednesday morning up to
1700 ft MSL on the coastal side. The marine layer should lower to
less than 1500 ft MSL Wednesday night, and with light north winds
developing, there should be no low clouds on the coastal side at that
time. Humidities are expected to fall into the 20 to 30 percent
range for inland areas Wednesday afternoon, with moderate humidities
on the coastal side. There should be generally good humidity recovery
Wednesday night. Eye-level winds will be generally light through the
period. 20-foot southeast winds up to 5 mph Wednesday morning will
turn southwest up to 10 mph during the afternoon before turning north
less than 5 mph Wednesday night.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny except patchy low clouds and fog
                    in the morning on the coastal side up to 1700
                    ft MSL.
Max temperature.....75-82 coast side...88-96 inland.
Min humidity........48-58 percent coast side...20-30 percent inland.
Eye level winds.....Southeast 1-2 mph shifting to the southwest
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southeast 3-5 mph shifting to the southwest
                    5-10 mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 3-7 mph shifting to the southwest
                    6-12 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000-1500 ft AGL in the morning increasing to
                    1500-2500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5-10 mph shifting to the southwest
                    10-15 mph in the afternoon.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....58-64.
Max humidity........70-95 percent.
Eye level winds.....West around 5 mph early becoming north 1-2 mph
                    by midnight.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West 5-10 mph early becoming north 2-4 mph by
                    midnight.
 Ridgetop...........West 6-12 mph early becoming north 3-7 mph by
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......Falling to less than 1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 6-12 mph early becoming north 4-8 mph by
                    midnight.

$$

Forecaster...SIRARD
Requested by...Dennis Burns
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713382.0/LOX
.EMAIL dburns@lpfire.org



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