Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for CHINA RIDGE UNDER-BURN...USDA FOREST SERVICE
National Weather Service Hanford CA
707 PM PDT Wed Apr 18 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0600 PDT on April 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Cloudy skies and nothing more than a couple of showers
can be expected over the burn site Thursday in the wake of a weak
cold front. Skies will clear Thursday night as an upper level ridge
of high pressure builds over the state. This ridge will bring dry
weather, lower humidities, light terrain driven winds and a day to
day warming trend Friday through the weekend.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with a 30 percent chance of showers.
Max temperature.....51-56.
Min humidity........55-60 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope/upcanyon 3-5 mph.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest 10-15 mph.
Mixing height.......Rising to about 6500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 10 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy in the evening. Clearing after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....36-41.
Max humidity........86-96 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope/upcanyon 3-5 mph until about 1930 PDT
                    becoming downslope/downcanyon 1-3 mph by 2030 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...Northwest to north 10-15 mph in the early evening
                    becoming northeast at similar speeds by midnight.
Mixing height.......Lowering to less than 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 10 mph.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny. (afternoon cumulus)
Max temperature.....64-69.
Min humidity........39 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Downslope/downcanyon 3 mph or less becoming
                    upslope/upcanyon 3-5 mph by 1100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...North to northeast 4-8 mph in the morning becoming
                    Northwest 5-10 mph by noon PDT.
Mixing height.......Rising to about 4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 7 mph.

$$
Forecaster...DURFEE
Requested by...MICHAEL SCHEU
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1806987.0/HNX


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