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SPOT FORECAST FOR MINOTII HAND PILES   RED CLOUD FUEL BREAK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
540 PM PST WED JAN 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 PST ON JANUARY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL BRING A CHANCE
OF LIGHT SHOWERS TO THE MOUNTAINS. AN ISOLATED SHOWER COULD DRIFT
OVER THE BURN AREA BEGINNING THURSDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING THROUGH
FRIDAY MORNING IN THE DOWNSLOPE WINDS. DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL
SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH NEXT WEEK. TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE
SLIGHTLY ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH MODERATELY HIGH
HUMIDITIES.


.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-7 MPH AFTER 1000 PST...
                    THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER 1500 PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST 3-7 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST BY THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 7000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 2-6 3 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    BECOMING VARIABLE LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER 2000
                    PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTH 2-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING SHIFTING
                    TO THE EAST 3-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING BECOMING MOSTLY
                    SUNNY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS 2-5 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-7 MPH AFTER 1000 PST...
                    THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST AFTER 1500 PST.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST 3-8 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 2-5 MPH BY THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 5000 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

FORECASTER...SANGER

REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL SCHEU
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150129.MINOT.01/HNX




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