Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for EMPIRE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
National Weather Service Hanford CA
907 PM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on August 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A weak trough of low pressure will remain over the burn area through
the weekend and into early next week resulting in a daily threat of
mainly afternoon showers or thunderstorms. Winds will be mainly
terrain driven; however, if any thunderstorms develop winds will be
erratic and gusty. Temperatures and humidity will show little day to
day change with very good overnight humidity recoveries.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly
                    cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 20 percent.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........30-35 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 2-4 mph until 0900 PDT, becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 4-7 mph by the afternoon.
                    Gusts around 10 mph in the afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East 2-4 mph in the morning, becoming
                    northwest 4-7 mph by the afternoon. Gusts
                    around 12 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Less than 500 ft AGL in the morning rising to
                    3000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North around 5 mph.
LAL.................2.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly clear.
                    Slight chance of showers and thunderstorms
                    in the evening. Chance of precipitation 20
                    percent.
Min temperature.....48-53.
Max humidity........85-90 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph until 1900 PDT,
                    becoming light and variable overnight.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 3-6 mph in the evening,
                    becoming east overnight.
Mixing height.......Falling to less than 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 6 mph.
LAL.................2.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning then partly cloudy.
                    Chance of showers and slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation 30 percent.
Max temperature.....72-77.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Light and variable until 0900 PDT, becoming
                    upslope/upvalley 3-6 mph by the afternoon.
                    Gusts to 10 mph in the afternoon.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...West 3-6 mph. Gusts to 10 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......Less than 500 ft AGL in the morning rising to
                    3000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 4 mph.
LAL.................2.

$$
Forecaster...OCHS
Requested by...JASPER PEACH
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714448.2/HNX



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