Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Reno, NV

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DIAMOND...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1226 AM PDT FRI JUL 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0008 PDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
PDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER ROUND OF THUNDERSTORMS IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND
EARLY EVENING. THE MAIN STORM IMPACT WILL BE STRONG AND ERRATIC
OUTFLOW WINDS TO 45 MPH, WHICH CAN RESULT IN SUDDEN SHIFTS IN FIRE
SPREAD AND BEHAVIOR. WHILE SOME BRIEF HEAVY RAIN IS POSSIBLE IN
STORM CORES, NEW LIGHTNING CAUSED FIRES ARE LIKELY DUE TO DRY
FUELS. OUTSIDE OF STORMS WINDS WILL BE MAINLY LIGHT WITH A WEAK
WESTERLY ZEPHYR WIND THIS AFTERNOON. SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WILL SEE
AFTERNOON BUILDUPS WITH A WEAK TO MODERATE AFTERNOON WESTERLY WIND.

.REST OF THE OVERNIGHT PERIOD...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50%.
WIND...20 FOOT......DOWNSLOPE 3 TO 6 MPH.
CWR.................0%.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                     DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....96-99.
MIN HUMIDITY........9-12%.
WIND...20 FOOT......UPSLOPE 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING, BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH AFTER 1400. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7800-8300 FT MSL INCREASING TO 19800-20300 FT
                     MSL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
CWR.................10%.
LAL.................6.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                     DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING CLEAR. ISOLATED
                     SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....56-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-55%.
WIND...20 FOOT......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 2 TO 5 MPH. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................5%.
LAL.................6.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                     DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. BUILDUPS
                    POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........10-13%.
WIND...20 FOOT......UPSLOPE 3 TO 7 MPH BECOMING WEST 7 TO 10 MPH
                     WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000-7500 FT MSL INCREASING TO 19100-19600 FT
                     MSL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 9 MPH.
CWR.................0%.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                     DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

$$
FORECASTER...SMALLCOMB
REQUESTED BY...JIM DICKINSON
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160729.DIAMO.01/REV


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