Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DARK...YNP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1116 PM PDT SUN AUG 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1904 PDT ON AUGUST 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

DISCUSSION...A DRY SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL RESIDE OVER THE
FIRE THROUGH AT LEAST TUESDAY BETWEEN AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH
PRESSURE OVER ARIZONA AND NEW MEXICO AND A WEAK UPPER LOW PRESSURE
AREA CENTERED OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72-75.
RH..................MIN 27-31 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-5 MPH BY
                    1100 PDT. GUSTS TO 12 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 16-20 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTH 13-17 MPH BY 1400 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2900 FT AGL IN THE MORNING RISING TO
                    AROUND 5500 FT AGL BY MID AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. (SOME HIGH CLOUDS)
TEMPERATURE.........MIN...45-49.
RH..................MAX...76-80 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-5 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 2000 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2130 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHERLY 16-20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. (HIGH CLOUDS)
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70-73.
RH..................MIN 31-35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE 4-6 MPH BY
                    1100 PDT. GUSTS TO 15 MPH POSSIBLE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 17-22 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH.

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FORECASTER...DURFEE
REQUESTED BY...ANSLEY SINGER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150802.DARK_.01/HNX


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