Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS San Joaquin Valley, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PIUTE...KERN COUNTY FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
919 PM PDT FRI APR 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2029 PDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED COLD FRONT
WILL BRING STRONG AND GUSTY WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE FIRE AREA
TONIGHT. THE GUSTY WINDS WILL MAKE IT TURBULENT FOR AIRCRAFT
OPERATIONS. THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE FIRE AREA SATURDAY
MORNING. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS SATURDAY. STRONG
GUSTY WINDS WILL OCCUR OVER THE AREA THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING.

FORECAST BASED OFF OBSERVATIONS FROM PIUTES RAWS.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........40 DEGREES AT 2100 PDT...MIN 30-35.
HUMIDITY............65-70 PERCENT AT 2100 PDT...MAX NEAR 80 PERCENT
                    BY DAYBREAK.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST-NORTHWEST 10-16 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 TO 40 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST-NORTHWEST 12-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 50 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.

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FORECASTER...BEAN
REQUESTED BY...BLAKE OXFORD  DISPATCHER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150424.PIUTE.01/HNX


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