Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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Spot Forecast for Ozena Station Pile Burn...USFS
National Weather Service Los Angeles/Oxnard CA
820 AM PST Fri Feb 21 2020

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 PST on February 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A low pressure system currently off the coast will move through the
area on Saturday. Southeast winds will increase today ahead of its
arrival, with moderate confidence on the wind speeds. Later tonight
into Saturday, the winds will weaken as showers become likely.
Precipitation should be mostly rain, but brief snow flurried are
possible in the morning. Thunderstorms are expected south of the area
on Saturday, but could drift over the burn area. The winds will
quickly become northerly on Sunday and strengthen, with gusty
offshore flow persisting well into the middle of next week.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly to mostly cloudy.
Max temperature.....66-69.
Min humidity........20-25 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast 4 mph becoming 6-8 mph with gusts
                    to 12 mph in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southeast 6-8 mph becoming 10-15 mph with gusts
                    to 25 mph in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 8-10 mph becoming 10-20 mph with gusts
                    to 30 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL early becoming 10000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5-10 mph early becoming 10-20 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain showers in the
                    evening, then rain or snow showers likely.
                    Slight chance of thunderstorms late.
Min temperature.....34-36.
Max humidity........80 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast 5-6 mph with gusts to 10 mph early
                    becoming 2-4 mph after midnight.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southeast 10-12 mph with gusts to 20 mph early
                    becoming 6-8 mph after midnight.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 10-15 mph with gusts to 25 mph early
                    becoming 6-8 mph with gusts to 15 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL early becoming 1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 15 mph.

$$
Forecaster...KITTELL
Requested by...Capt 372 Bridgen
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2002655.0/LOX
.DELDT 02/21/20
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL SM.FS.LPCC@usda.gov,ryan.bridgen@usda.gov


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