Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Eureka, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR YUROK...CALFIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
943 PM PDT FRI SEP 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON OCTOBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BRING SOUTHERLY WINDS AND A
CHANCE FOR RAIN TO THE BURN SITE TODAY (SATURDAY). LIGHTER WINDS
IN THE MORNING WILL INCREASE AND BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
EXPECT 15 TO 20 MPH GUSTS ON THE UPPER SLOPES AND SURROUNDING RIDGES.
A WEAK FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH THE SYSTEM WILL BRING SHOWERS NEAR THE
BURN SITE IN THE MORNING WITH SHOWERS DIMINISHING BY THE AFTERNOON. A
MORE ROBUST FRONT WILL BRING WIDESPREAD AND WETTING RAIN TO THE AREA
LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY MORNING.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH 3 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. 15 TO 20 MPH GUSTS
                    POSSIBLE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 4400 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.

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FORECASTER...LEWIS
REQUESTED BY...RON MCLAUGHLIN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20161001.YUROK.01/EKA



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