Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MILL SITE PREP 3...USFS MENDOCINO N.F.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
340 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 PST ON FEBRUARY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT FROM THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST WILL BE MOVING SOUTHEAST
OVER THE BURN SITE TODAY (FRIDAY) BRINGING COLDER TEMPERATURES...
BREEZIER RIDGE TOP WINDS AND A CHANCE OF RAIN/SNOW SHOWERS. A
SECOND COLD FRONT WILL DROP OUT OF THE NORTH FRIDAY NIGHT AND
SATURDAY...REINFORCING THE COLD AIR AND BRINGING A CHANCE OF
LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS TO THE BURN SITE MAINLY THROUGH SATURDAY
MORNING. SNOWFALL ACCUMULATIONS OF A DUSTING OR LESS THAN AN INCH
ARE EXPECTED.

.TODAY (FRIDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE
                    OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
   RIDGETOP.........NORTHWEST 10 TO 18 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS UP TO
                    25 MPH.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 2500 TO 3000 FT AGL IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 6 TO 13 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
   RIDGETOP.........NORTHWEST TO NORTH 9 TO 18 MPH.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....NEARLY CALM IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    UP TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
   RIDGETOP.........NORTH TO NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.


FORECASTER...JHM
REQUESTED BY...BRAD TOVAR
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150227.MILLS.01/STO

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