Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SOUTH AVENUE RX...US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
344 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL BE MOVING INLAND LATER
TODAY AND CONTINUING TO IMPACT THE AREA THURSDAY BEFORE DROPPING
SOUTHEASTWARD. THIS WILL BRING COOLER TEMPERATURES TODAY AND
ESPECIALLY TOMORROW AS THE COOLER AIR MASS WITH INCREASED ONSHORE
FLOW MOVES OVER THE REGION. WINDS SHOULD INCREASE LATER THIS
AFTERNOON AS THE SYSTEM MOVES INLAND, WITH SOUTHERLY GUSTS UP TO
25 TO 30 MPH OVER THE SPOT. IN ADDITION, HUMIDITY VALUES WILL
INCREASE TONIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY WITH A POSSIBILITY OF SHOWERS
AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE BURN AREA BEGINNING AS EARLY AS WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON WITH THE THREAT CONTINUING INTO THURSDAY AFTERNOON. BEST
CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE BURN AREA WILL BE EARLY
THURSDAY MORNING. WARMER TEMPERATURES AND LOWER HUMIDITIES ALONG WITH
NORTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND AS THE LOW
EXITS THE REGION.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....85-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....VARIABLE WINDS UP TO 6 MPH BECOMING SOUTHERLY
                    10 TO 15 MPH AFTER NOON. LOCAL GUSTS 25 TO 30
                    MPH POSSIBLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....59-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO LESS THAN 100 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........53-58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH BECOMING SOUTHERLY
                    UP TO 6 MPH AFTER 1200.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 6 TO 11 MPH.

FORECASTER...SHEN
REQUESTED BY...MARK RAKESTRAW
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140917.SOUTH.01/STO

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