Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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Spot Forecast for SUNNY SLOPES FUEL REDUCTION UNIT 11.4...CA-INF
National Weather Service Reno NV
1224 PM PDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1400 PDT on March 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

.DISCUSSION...
A developing ridge of high pressure will bring dry and mild weather
to the region today and Wednesday. Another storm will drop south
across the region Thursday with a strong cold front creating very gusty
winds and sudden wind shift in the afternoon. Light rain and snow
pellet showers with an isolated thunderstorm will be possible as the
front moves through late morning or early afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Clear.
Temperature.........Min 25-29.
RH..................Max 70-80%.
20-Foot Winds.......North winds 6-9 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......8000-8500 ft MSL.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Poor to marginal.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Max 55-60.
RH..................Min 30-35%.
20-Foot Winds.......Upslope 3-7 mph becoming northeast around 6-10 mph
                    in the morning turning southwest in the afternoon
                    with gusts up to 18 mph.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......7000-7500 ft MSL increasing to 11500-12000 ft
                    MSL in the afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Poor to fair.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Min 34-38.
RH..................Max 74-82%.
20-Foot Winds.......Downslope 2-6 mph becoming west around 8 mph
with gusts up to 20 mph after midnight.
Chc Wetting Rain....5%.
Mixing Height.......11000-11500 ft MSL decreasing to 7500-8000 ft
                    MSL after midnight.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Marginal.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers changing to
                    snow pellet showers with the arrival of a strong cold
                    front mid-morning. Isolated thunderstorms. Strong and
                    gusty winds.
Temperature.........Max 42-50.
RH..................Min 38-44%.
20-Foot Winds.......West winds 10-15 mph early morning becoming strong and gusty
                    ahead an approaching cold front. Southwest winds in the early
                    afternoon of 20 to 30 with gusts up to 50 mph. Wind will shift
                    suddenly out of the northwest behind the front mid-afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....20%.
Mixing Height.......8500-9000 ft MSL increasing to 12500-13000 ft
                    MSL in the afternoon.
Transport Winds.....West 35 to 45 mph becoming northwest 20 to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Ventilation.........Fair increasing to excellent in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...Tolby
Requested by...DAN OKEEFE
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705375.0/REV


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