Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CASTLE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
738 PM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1821 PDT ON JULY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE POSSIBLE IN THE HIGH COUNTRY ABOVE THE FIRE THROUGH THE WEEK...
AND OVER THE DIRE SITE WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY. A COOLING TREND WILL
TAKE PLACE THROUGH THURSDAY. WESTERLY WINDS WILL BECOME BREEZY TO
LOCALLY GUSTY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN. THERE WILL BE MODERATE
HUMIDITY RECOVERIES THROUGH THE FORECAST PERIOD.

NOTE...MIXING HEIGHT BASED ON ELEVATION OF OBSERVATIONS: 6850 FEET.


.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....TOP......71-75.
                    BOTTOM...81-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........TOP......23-28 PERCENT.
                    BOTTOM...47-52 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-8 MPH AFTER 0900 PDT...
                    SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5-10 MPH AFTER 1300 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 10500 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 18 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-54.
MAX HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 5-10 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST 3-8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING SOUTHEAST 3-8 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 1000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 7 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....TOP......68-72.
                    BOTTOM...77-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........TOP......30-35 PERCENT.
                    BOTTOM...47-52 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY
                    MORNING INCREASING TO UPSLOPE 6-12 MPH BY
                    THE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHEAST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING WEST 6-12 MPH AFTER 1400 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 11000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 9 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...SANGER

REQUESTED BY...RON SALAZAR IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150706.CASTL.01/HNX


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