Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DARK HOLE...YNP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
552 PM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1656 PDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE WILL REMAIN OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
THROUGH FRIDAY. THERE WILL BE A DAILY THREAT OF AFTERNOON AND
EVENING THUNDERSTORMS ALONG OVER THE HIGH SIERRA INCLUDING THE
FIRE AREA. TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE A FEW DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
WITH GENERALLY LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS
                    OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-82.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO UPSLOPE 5-8 MPH AROUND 0900.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-300 FT AGL IN THE EARLY MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 7200-8900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. AREAS OF SMOKE
                    THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-54 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BY 2000.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 10 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 6 MPH BY 2200.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-6000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS 1-4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO UPSLOPE 5-8 MPH AROUND 0900.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST WINDS 3-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5-10 MPH BY 1100.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000-8900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 MPH.


FORECASTER...VASQUEZ

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REQUESTED BY...MARTIJN OUBORG
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140729.DARKH.01/HNX







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