Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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Spot Forecast for BUTTE...SIERRA NATIONA FOREST
National Weather Service Hanford CA
641 AM PDT Thu Aug 17 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 PDT on August 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Weak low pressure will remain over the region
for the next several days. Winds aloft will light and from
a generally easterly direction with enough moisture and
instability for a threat of showers and thunderstorms each
afternoon and evening. Winds will be generally terrain driven
however near any thunderstorms winds will be gusty and erratic
in direction. Temperatures will trend upward slightly with
humidity trending down a little however overnight recoveries
will remain very good.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny then becoming mostly cloudy. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1300.
Max temperature.....78-81.
Min humidity........26-29 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 1-4 mph through 0800 then becoming upslope 2-6 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northeast 5-9 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 8 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming clear. Slight
                    chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
                    evening.
Min temperature.....50-53.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope 2-6 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northeast 9-12 mph.
Mixing height.......100-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny then becoming partly sunny. Chance of
                    showers and slight chance of thunderstorms after
                    1300.
Max temperature.....80-85.
Min humidity........23-26 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope 3-6 mph after 0900.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...East 4-7 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 11000 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph.

$$
Forecaster...DUDLEY
Requested by...BURT STALTER
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714120.10/HNX


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