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Spot Forecast for Atlas V...Vandenberg Fire Dept
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
216 PM PDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on September 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Northerly flow behind a departing low pressure system
currently located over southwest Idaho will continue to support
night to morning northeasterly winds focused along nearby ridgetops
switching to the northwest to include to SPOT location during the
late morning. Minor warming and drying is expected Sunday due to
slightly stronger offshore flow. Patchy low clouds are likely
tonight, possibly lasting into Saturday morning. There is a 40
percent chance of brief low clouds Saturday evening, possibly
lasting as late as mid Sunday morning.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny.
                    Patchy fog in the morning.
Max temperature.....70-72.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
Eye level winds.....North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 10 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......North up to 5 mph becoming northwest 8 to 15
                    mph.
 Ridgetop...........North to northeast 8 to 14 with gusts to 20 mph
                    becoming northwest 12 to 18 mph with gusts to
                    24 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL or less increasing to 3000 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North to northeast 5 to 10 mph becoming
                    northwest to north 15 to 20 mph.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Min temperature.....46-48.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northwest winds 8 to 15 mph in the evening
                    becoming north up to 5 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 8 to 15 mph in the evening
                    becoming north up to 5 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest winds 12 to 18 mph with gusts to 24
                    mph in the evening becoming northeast 8 to 14
                    mph with gusts to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL in the early evening decreasing to
                    less than 1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 mph in the evening becoming north
                    to northeast 5 to 10 mph.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....74-76.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
Eye level winds.....North winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 5 to 15 mph in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......North up to 5 mph becoming northwest 8 to 13
                    mph.
 Ridgetop...........North to northeast 6 to 12 with gusts to 17 mph
                    becoming northwest 10 to 16 mph with gusts to
                    20 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL or less increasing to 1500 to 2500
                    ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North to northeast 5 to 10 mph becoming
                    northwest to north 15 mph.

$$
Forecaster...MUNROE
Requested by...Wayne Seda
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716143.0/LOX
.EMAIL kimberly.lawton.4@us.af.mil



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