Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR TIGER CREEK PILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
125 PM PST MON JAN 16 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PST ON JANUARY 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER RIDGE AXIS OVER NORCAL TODAY (TUESDAY) BRINGING DRY AND MILD
WEATHER TO THE BURN SITE. AIR MASS MOISTENS AND RAIN BEGINS
ON WEDNESDAY AS A PACIFIC STORM SYSTEM MOVES ONSHORE.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST LESS THAN 4 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SHIFTING RIDGE WINDS FROM THE NORTHEAST TO THE
                    NORTHWEST TO SOUTHWEST LESS THAN 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST UP TO 4 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE EVENING, THEN MOSTLY
                    CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT IN THE EVENING LOWERING TO
                    35-41 PERCENT BY MORNING.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS UP TO 8 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 8 TO 16 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST UP TO 8 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN. AMOUNTS UP TO .10".  HEAVIER PRECIP LATER
WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY WITH AMOUNTS OVER
                    AN INCH.
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-41 PERCENT EARLY IN THE MORNING...RISING
                    TO ABOVE 85 PERCENT BY 1600-1700.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING 9 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 12 TO 20 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    20 TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 3000 FT AGL BY MID DAY, THEN LOWERING
                    TO 2000 FT BY 1600.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 16 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...JM
REQUESTED BY...PLUMMER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700393.0/STO
.EMAIL JPLUMMER@FS.FED.US



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