Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GOLDEN HILLS TRAINING BURN...KERN COUNTY FIRE DEPARTMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
1218 PM PDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 PDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A STORM SYSTEM NEAR THE SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA COAST WILL BRING A
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS TO THE BURN
SITE THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING. THE BEST CHANCE OF SHOWERS WILL BE
FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY EVENING AS THE STORM MOVES
INLAND OVER SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA. OTHERWISE COOLER THAN NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND MODERATELY HIGH HUMIDITIES CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH
THE PERIOD. FUELS ARE LIKELY TO BE WET FROM LATE THURSDAY THROUGH
FRIDAY.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. THERE IS A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING WHICH WILL INCREASE TO
                    40 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON. A THUNDERSTORM
                    CANNOT BE RULED OUT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST TO SOUTH 3-7 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHERLY 10-17 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 6000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHERLY 12 MPH.
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 AFTER 1200 PDT.
NOTE...WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF AN
                    EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHEAST 7-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 9 MPH.
LAL.................2 UNTIL 2000 PDT...THEN 1.
NOTE...WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF EARLY
EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY. 20 PERCENT
                    CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 5-12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 3700 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1200 PDT...THEN 2.
NOTE...WINDS WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE VICINITY OF AFTERNOON
THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
FORECASTER...DURFEE
REQUESTED BY...DANNY THOMAS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.GOLDE.01/HNX



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