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SPOT FORECAST FOR BUCKS...PLUMAS NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SACRAMENTO CA
820 PM PDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1830 PDT ON OCTOBER 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
STRONG PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE OVER THE BURN SITE MID TO LATE
THIS (SATURDAY) MORNING. LOCALLY HEAVY BAND OF SHOWERS...POSSIBLE
THUNDERSTORMS...AND GUSTY WINDS EXPECTED WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE.
NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED IN THE COLDER
AND UNSTABLE AIR BEHIND THE FRONT SATURDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
BECOMING DRIER AND MILDER WEATHER WITH MUCH LIGHTER WINDS DURING
THE DAY ON SUNDAY.


.TODAY (SATURDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN LIKELY AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....42-45. NEARLY STEADY OR SLOWLY FALLING
                    TEMPERATURES IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIN HUMIDITY........88-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH
                    ABOVE FULL SHELTER.
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS AND A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE EVENING...
                    DECREASING TO LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH ABOVE FULL SHELTER IN THE
                    EVENING.
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE EVENING...DECREASING
                    TO 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
   SLOPE/VALLEY.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING NORTHWEST UP TO 4 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 4000 FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST UP
                    TO 5 MPH.


FORECASTER...JHM
REQUESTED BY...MEGAN MARTINEZ
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141025.BUCKS.01/STO

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