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FNUS76 KEKA 302138
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SPOT FORECAST FOR COFFEE DIVB...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA
238 PM PDT SAT AUG 30 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1348 PDT ON AUGUST 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE IN EUREKA AT (707) 443-6484.

.DISCUSSION...
A BUILDING RIDGE OVER THE COFFEE FIRE ON SUNDAY WILL BRING A
WARMING AND DRYING TREND THROUGH TUESDAY. THE RIDGE WILL ALLOW
FOR GENERALLY LIGHT WINDS WITH TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENING HOURS THROUGH VALLEYS AND DRAINAGES.
OVERNIGHT SUNDAY LOOK FOR NORTHEAST WINDS TO DEVELOP WITH SOME
GUSTS ALONG AREA RIDGES. WINDS WILL TURN DOWNSLOPE AT THIS TIME.
MONDAY WILL BRING THE WARMEST TEMPS AND DRIEST CONDITIONS OUT OF
THE NEXT FEW DAYS.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT. UPSLOPE WINDS 4 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                    LATE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING NW IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000-5500 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 3500
                    FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 7 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT. UPSLOPE WINDS 4 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                    LATE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO
                    12 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING NORTHEAST 7 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 14
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-900 FT AGL EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 11 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT. GUSTS TO
                    12 MPH ARE POSSIBLE.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.LABOR DAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........12 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY UPSLOPE WINDS TO 12 MPH
                    POSSIBLE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...LIGHT NORTHEAST WINDS IN THE EARLY MORNING THEN
                    BECOMING LIGHT AND BACKING TO THE NORTHWEST BY
                    AFTERNOON AT 4 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600-6000 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 3900
                    FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY UPSLOPE WINDS TO 12 MPH
                    POSSIBLE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...GARCIA
REQUESTED BY...ADAM KOELLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140830.COFFE.01/EKA





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