Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Lookout/Antelope Understory...USFS
National Weather Service Reno NV
520 AM PDT Tue Apr 24 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 PDT on April 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service in Reno.

.DISCUSSION...

Well above normal temperatures will continue through Thursday.
There will be slight chances for afternoon showers and thunderstorms
at the burn site starting Wednesday afternoon and then possibly each
afternoon Thursday through the weekend. Transport winds will be light
today and Wednesday before increasing on Thursday ahead
of an approaching low pressure system. Winds should be gusty on
Friday with cooler conditions into the weekend as the low moves
into the region.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/Weather.........Sunny becoming partly cloudy.
Temperature.........51 at ignition...Max 72-75.
RH..................34% at ignition...Min 11-16%.
20-Foot Winds.......Winds west around 5 mph at ignition becoming
                    southeast 4-8 mph around 11 am then west-southwest
                    5-10 mph with gusts 15-20 mph by around 3 pm.
                    Note: There is a chance the southeasterly winds
                    in the late morning could result in northwest
                    winds 4-8 mph on the burn site if they deflect
                    and rotor off of Bald Mountain.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......2800 ft agl increasing to 6700 ft agl in the
                    afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Light and variable winds less than 10 mph.
Ventilation.........Poor increasing to fair.
Haines Index........3.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Min 37.
RH..................Max 80%.
20-Foot Winds.......West 3-7 mph.
LAL.................1.
Chc Wetting Rain....0%.
Mixing Height.......6200 ft agl in the evening then 200-500 ft agl.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Marginal decreasing to poor.
Haines Index........3.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                     thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Temperature.........Max 75-78.
RH..................Min 11-16%.
20-Foot Winds.......Southeast winds 5-10 mph becoming west-southwest
                     5-10 mph with gusts 15-20 mph around 3 pm. Gusty
                     and erratic winds possible near thunderstorms in
                     the afternoon.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
Chc Wetting Rain....5%.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft agl increasing to 7700 ft agl in the
                     afternoon.
Transport Winds.....Light winds.
Ventilation.........Marginal increasing to fair.
Haines Index........3-4.

$$
Forecaster...Mittelstadt/Johnson
Requested by...Justin Stramer-Smith
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807491.1/REV
.EMAIL justinesmith@fs.fed.us


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