Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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FNUS76 KSTO 190546
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SPOT FORECAST for Douglas...USFS
National Weather Service SACRAMENTO CA
1046 PM PDT Fri Aug 18 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on August 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Weak low pressure system over SoCal will keep enough moisture
flowing northward over the Sierra for Scattered afternoon
thunderstorms over the fire site through the weekend. Best chances
will be from 1pm to 6pm gusty, erratic winds will accompany the
storms. Outside of storms winds will be light and terrain driven
west in the afternoon and east at night.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy
                    with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....75-80.
Min humidity........21-26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......East winds up to 5 mph in the morning becoming
                    west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........West 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......300-400 ft AGL increasing to 7700-9500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CWR.................4 percent.
LAL.................3.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with scattered showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening, then mostly clear.
Min temperature.....52-57.
Max humidity........68-73 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southeast winds 4 to 7 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 3 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL decreasing to 300-900 ft AGL early
                    in the evening.
Transport winds.....Southeast 3 to 6 mph.
CWR.................2 percent.
LAL.................3.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then mostly cloudy
                    with scattered showers and thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......East winds up to 5 mph in the morning becoming
                    west 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........West 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......300-500 ft AGL increasing to 10900 ft AGL late
                    in the morning, then decreasing to 8000 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon decreasing to 3600 ft
                    AGL late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 10 mph.
CWR.................11 percent.
LAL.................3.

$$
Forecaster...CS
Requested by...Greg Cox
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714006.12/STO
.EMAIL jsandoval@fs.fed.us



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