Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR EILER...USFS CA-LNF-HCRD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
537 PM PDT THU AUG 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1559 PDT ON AUGUST 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OVER THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BRUSH OVER THE
FIRE SITE THROUGH TONIGHT. THIS WILL BRING SLIGHTLY COOLER BUT
DRY WEATHER TO THE FIRE SITE. AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE EMBEDDED
WITHIN THE TROUGH IS FORECAST TO MOVE OVER THE FIRE SITE TONIGHT
(FRIDAY NIGHT) BRINGING A SHIFT IN WIND DIRECTION MAINLY FROM
A WESTERLY DIRECTION TO A NORTHEAST TO EASTERLY DIRECTION TONIGHT
AND CONTINUING ON SATURDAY OVER THE FIRE SITE.



.TODAY (FRIDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY...AFTERNOON CUMULUS DEVELOPING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-82...LOWER ELEVATIONS...69-75 HIGHER
                    ELEVATIONS.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 4 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST 4 TO 8 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
   RIDGETOP.........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 TO 16 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
                    TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 4500 TO 5000 FT AGL AFTER 1100.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-50 HIGHER ELEVATIONS AND DRAINAGES...51-56
                    MIDDLE AND UPPER SLOPES.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT DRAINAGES...60-65 PERCENT UPPER
                    SLOPES AND RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS UP TO
                    15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING EAST OR
                    DOWNSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
   RIDGETOP.........WEST TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 16 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    TO EAST 4 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 100-400 FT AGL DURING THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........WEST TO NORTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING...
                    BECOMING EAST UP TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.


FORECASTER...JHM
REQUESTED BY...GREG MAYER
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140821.EILER.01/STO

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