Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SLC-4 OPERATION...VANDENBERG FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
430 PM PST THU JAN 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0600 PST ON JANUARY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LOW OVER OFF THE COAST OF BAJA WILL SLOWLY
SHIFT NORTHEAST TOWARD FAR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA TONIGHT THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS ALONG THE COAST NEAR VANDENBERG
WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH TO NORTHEAST AND BECOME LIGHT TO LOCALLY
MODERATE OVER THE RIDGES BY MIDNIGHT THROUGH IGNITION TIME FRIDAY
MORNING. HUMIDITY WILL REMAIN HIGH THROUGH THE PERIOD BUT THE
CHANCE OF FOG DEVELOPING OVERNIGHT WILL BE LOW DUE TO A LACK OF A
MARINE INVERSION ALONG THE COAST.

LIGHT
NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY WITH GOOD
VISIBILITY. HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN HIGH THROUGH THE PERIOD.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 49.
RH..................MAX 90-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST 8-15 MPH BECOMING NORTH
                    5 TO 7 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 12-17 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    10-14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 18 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR WITH 5-10 PERCENT CHANCE OF FOG WITH
                    VISIBILITY < 1/2 MILE AT IGNITION...BECOMING
                    MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........49 DEGREES AT IGNITION...MAX 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 68-73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH 5-7 MPH AT IGNITION BECOMING NORTHWEST
                    8-15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 22 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHEAST 10-15 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 12-17
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...SMITH
REQUESTED BY...DANIEL HETHERWICK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150130.SLC4O.01/LOX





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