Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FRENCH...SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
559 PM PDT TUE AUG 19 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1717 PDT ON AUGUST 19.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL CONTINUE TO DROP SOUTHWARD
ALONG THE CALIFORNIA COAST BRINGING A SLIGHT THREAT OF AFTERNOON
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO THE FIRE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL CHANGE LITTLE WHILE RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL
INCREASE A LITTLE ON WEDNESDAY...THEN CHANGE LITTLE. WINDS WILL
BE TERRAIN INFLUENCED...ALTHOUGH MAY BECOME GUSTY AND ERRATIC
NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN ISOLATED
                    SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM THIS EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-66 AT BOTTOM...44-48 AT TOP.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT AT BOTTOM...55-65 PERCENT AT TOP.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 11 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH AFTER 2100.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTH NORTHEAST 4-8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91 AT BOTTOM...62-67 AT TOP.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 2-4 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    UPSLOPE 3-8 MPH. GUSTS TO 12 MPH AFTER 1000.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 3-8 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST TO WEST IN THE AFTERNOON.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN ISOLATED
                    SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM THIS EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-66 AT BOTTOM...44-48 AT TOP.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT AT BOTTOM...55-65 PERCENT AT TOP.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 11 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2-5 MPH AFTER 2100.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST TO NORTH 4-8 MPH.


.EXTENDED OUTLOOK...

.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE CHANGE...
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3
PERCENT...
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. TEMPERATURES LITTLE CHANGE. MINIMUM RH LITTLE
CHANGE...
20-FOOT WINDS...
   SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6-12 MPH.
   RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.


$$
FORECASTER...DCH
REQUESTED BY...BURT STALTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140819.FRENC.01/HNX



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