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Spot Forecast for Whittier Fire...USFS
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
335 PM PDT Mon Jul 24 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1500 PDT on July 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Mostly clear and seasonably warm conditions will
prevail over the burn area Tuesday and Tuesday night. Humidities are
expected to fall into the 20 to 30 percent range for inland areas
Tuesday afternoon, with moderate humidities on the coastal side.
There should be generally good humidity recovery Tuesday night. The
marine layer should be around 1500 feet or so Tuesday night, with
some low clouds and fog up to this elevation on the coastal side
later Tuesday night. Eye-level winds will be generally light, with
20-foot southeast winds gusty at times up to 15 mph Tuesday morning
except slightly stronger over the ridgetops. 20-foot southwest winds
will diminish to 10 mph or less Tuesday afternoon and turn southeast
Tuesday night.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy in the morning then mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....75-80 coast side...84-90 inland.
Min humidity........50-60 percent coast side...20-30 percent inland.
Eye level winds.....Southeast 5-7 mph shifting to the southwest 2-3
                    mph in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southeast 10-15 mph shifting to the southwest 5-10
                    mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 12-18 mph shifting to the southwest 6-12
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000-2000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 10-15 mph.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear except patchy low clouds and fog
                    after midnight on the coastal side up to 1500
                    ft MSL.
Min temperature.....59-66.
Max humidity........55-75 percent except 80-100 percent coastal side
                    up to 1500 ft.
Eye level winds.....Southwest 3-5 mph shifting to the southeast 2-3
                    mph after midnight.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest 5-10 mph shifting to the southeast
                    4-7 mph after midnight.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest 6-12 mph and gusty shifting to the
                    southeast 5-10 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......Falling to less than 1000 ft agl in the evening.
Transport winds.....Southwest 10-15 mph early becoming southeast
                    5-10 mph.

$$

Forecaster...SIRARD
Requested by...Dennis Burns
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713306.0/LOX
.EMAIL dburns@lpfire.org



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