Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sacramento, CA

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SPOT FORECAST for Empire 18D...USFS
National Weather Service SACRAMENTO CA
429 PM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 PDT on April 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A trough of low pressure will remain off the coast the next couple
of days. Little change in conditions is expected the next couple of
days with some gradual cooling expected each day this week
after Thursday.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....71-74.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds up to 7 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 6 mph.
Mixing height.......200 ft AGL increasing to 7700-8800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 6 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........76-81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 4 to 7 mph in the evening
                    becoming variable less than 5 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Light winds.
Mixing height.......7700 ft AGL decreasing to 300-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Light winds.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....69-73.
Min humidity........33-38 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Variable less than 5 mph becoming south 5 to 8
                    mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 7 mph.
Mixing height.......300-400 ft AGL increasing to 5100 ft AGL late
                    in the morning, then increasing to 9900 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon decreasing to 4700 ft
                    AGL late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 7 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2.

$$
Forecaster...RB
Requested by...Jordan Townsend
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807528.1/STO
.EMAIL jordantownsend@fs.fed.us



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