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SPOT FORECAST FOR IRENE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
546 PM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1719 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM TUESDAY TO 8 PM PDT
WEDNESDAY FOR WIND AND LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...
APPROACHING UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL BRING GUSTY SOUTHWEST WINDS
TO THE FIRE SITE TUESDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY...ALONG WITH LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY. RISING HUMIDITY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS IS FORECAST FOR THE LATTER HALF OF THE WEEK.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PASSING HIGH CLOUDS...HAZY IN THE EVENING.
                    AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT...UP TO 65% DRAINAGES AND LOWER
                    LYING AREAS.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    TO SOUTH 3 TO 8 MPH AFTER 2200.
   RIDGETOP.........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 8 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 100-200 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 4 TO 8 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHWEST UP TO 6 MPH IN THE MORNING...
                    INCREASING TO 5 TO 11 MPH AFTER 1000.
   RIDGETOP.........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH WITH LOCAL GUSTS UP TO
                    30 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 2500-3000 FT AGL LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 70 TO 75.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
.THURSDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS...AND AFTERNOON AND
EVENING THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 47 TO 54. HIGHS 55 TO 61. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH.
.SATURDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS. LOWS 46 TO 51. HIGHS
58 TO 63. NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.


FORECASTER...JHM
REQUESTED BY...JAMES BOOM
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140922.IRENE.01/STO

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