Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BIG LAKE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
907 PM PST MON MAR 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PST ON MARCH 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A DRY NORTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL RESIDE OVER THE BURN
SITE THROUGH WEDNESDAY AS AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE
REMAINS POSITIONED OVER THE EASTERN PACIFIC. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL
BECOME GUSTY OVER THE BURN TUESDAY AFTERNOON BUT DIMINISH QUICKLY
BY SUNSET. OTHERWISE...SLIGHTLY LOWER MINIMUM HUMIDITIES AND WARMER
AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES CAN BE EXPECTED OVER THE BURN SITE TUESDAY
AND WEDNESDAY. DRY WEATHER AND A WARMING TREND WILL OCCUR LATER THIS
WEEK AS THE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE BUILDS INLAND OVER CALIFORNIA.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5-12 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH POSSIBLE
                    DURING THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 11 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. FOG POSSIBLE TOWARD DAYBREAK.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........96-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 4-7 MPH UNTIL 1900 PST...OTHERWISE
                    VARIABLE LESS THAN 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 4 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........FOG POSSIBLE UNTIL 0900 PST...OTHERWISE
                    SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-48 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 2-5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....VARIABLE 2-4 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...DURFEE
REQUESTED BY...PETER KELLY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150303.BIGLA.01/HNX


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