Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WHITNEY SAR  17...SEQUOIA AND KINGS CANYON NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1237 PM PDT SUN MAY 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1136 PDT ON MAY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL MOVE ACROSS SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TODAY AND KEEP
A MODERATE EASTERLY FLOW IN PLACE. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION
ON MEMORIAL DAY AND REMAIN IN CONTROL THROUGH FRIDAY. THIS WILL BRING WELL
ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND GENERALLY LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS. THERE WILL
BE A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM AT THE SITE EACH AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BUILDING CLOUDS WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR
                    THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....37-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST 3-6 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 10000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 7 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR
                    THUNDERSTORM IN THE EARLY EVENING. BECOMING MOSTLY
                    CLEAR AFTER 2200 PDT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....25-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTH 3-9 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHERLY 4-11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING BELOW 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH.

.MEMORIAL DAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BUILDING CLOUDS WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF A SHOWER OR
                    THUNDERSTORM AFTER 1200 PDT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-46.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3-9 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHERLY 4-11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 10000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 9 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...BAGNALL
REQUESTED BY...RICH BROWNE
TYPE OF REQUEST...SAR
.TAG 20160529.WHITN.01/HNX


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