Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WHEELER...VNC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
230 PM PDT SAT APR 18 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1405 PDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...ONSHORE GRADIENTS OVER THE AREA WILL BRING BREEZY
SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS TO THE WHEELER FIRE AREA THIS AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. A TROUGH MOVING DOWN THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL BRING
A COOLING TREND TO THE AREA...ALONG WITH INCREASING MARINE LAYER
DEPTH. LOW CLOUDS AND FOG ARE NOT EXPECTED OVER THE WHEELER FIRE
AREA TONIGHT...BUT OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERIES ARE EXPECTED TO
BE FAIRLY GOOD. BREEZY ONSHORE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO OCCUR AGAIN
SUNDAY AFTERNOON...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO BE SLIGHTLY STRONGER.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 17 MPH
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FEET AGL .
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO SOUTHWEST AROUND 8-12 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING
                    LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST WINDS 10-15 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    SOUTH 4 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FEET AGL FALLING TO 1200 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 6
                    TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO
                    15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FEET AGL RISING TO 2300 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 15 MPH.


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FORECASTER...JACKSON/SMITH
REQUESTED BY...DAN OPBROEK
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150418.WHEEL.01/LOX






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