Suppression Forecast
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FNUS75 KREV 201421
FWSREV

SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH COWHEAD UNIT...BLM-NOD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
621 AM PST FRI JAN 20 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 PST ON JANUARY 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO.

.DISCUSSION...

TWO WINTER STORMS WILL BE MOVING THROUGH THE REGION THIS WEEKEND.
STORM TOTAL SNOW SATURDAY THROUGH MONDAY WILL BE AROUND 5-10
INCHES AT THE BURN SITE. GUSTY WINDS ARE EXPECTED FOR THE
WEEKEND, WITH BREEZY SOUTHWEST WINDS ON MONDAY BUT LESS THAN THE
WEEKEND. DRYING WILL TAKE PLACE STARTING LATE TUESDAY...BUT LIGHT
WINDS WILL BRING POOR MIXING CONDITIONS BY THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.


.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS. SNOW ACCUMULATION
                    UP TO 2 INCHES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....28-33.
MIN HUMIDITY........72-75%.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6-10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH
                     INCREASING TO 11-16 MPH WITH GUSTS 25 TO 30
                     MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10%.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-6500 FT MSL INCREASING TO 8500-9000 FT MSL
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 16 TO 21 MPH.
VENTILATION.........MARGINAL TO VERY GOOD.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW. SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO 4 TO 7 INCHES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....26-31.
MIN HUMIDITY........76-79%.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 15-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....95%.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-6500 FT MSL INCREASING TO 8000-8500 FT MSL
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 23 TO 28 MPH.
VENTILATION.........FAIR TO GOOD.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING, THEN
                     CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
                     ACCUMULATION UP TO ONE INCH.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 26-29.
HUMIDITY............MIN 75-80%.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7-12 MPH.
CHC WETTING RAIN....10%.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-6500 FT MSL INCREASING TO 8500-9000 FT MSL
                     IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15-20 MPH.
VENTILATION.........FAIR TO GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...JOHNSON/HOON
REQUESTED BY...GEORGE JOLICOEUR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700557.0/REV



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