Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Los Angeles, CA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR AERIAL IGNITION TRAINING...CNTY VTU
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA
223 PM PDT MON MAR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PDT ON APRIL 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MODERATE ONSHORE FLOW IN PLACE TODAY WILL REMAIN
ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH TUESDAY...THEN WEAKEN FOR WEDNESDAY AND
THURSDAY. A SERIES OF WEAK COLD FRONTAL BOUNDARIES WILL WASH OUT
NORTH OF THE AREA BETWEEN TUESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY AND DEVELOP
A NORTHERLY SURFACE PRESSURE GRADIENT. THE NORTHERLY PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTEN ON THURSDAY NIGHT AND BRING BREEZY CONDITIONS TO
THE BURN AREA. HIGH PRESSURE ALOFT BUILDING INTO THE WEST COAST
WILL PERMIT AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN TO DEVELOP FOR THE END OF
THE WEEK. A WARM AND DRY AIR MASS WILL ESTABLISH FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY WITH FRIDAY LIKELY BEING THE WARMEST DAY.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-76 DEGREES.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH UNTIL 1300 HOURS...
    BECOMING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH
    GUSTS UP TO 19 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH UNTIL 1400
    HOURS...BECOMING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10
    MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL OR LESS UNTIL 1000 HOURS...THEN
    LIFTING TO 2200 FEET AGL BY 1400 HOURS.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL 1400 HOURS...
    BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49-53 DEGREES.
MAX HUMIDITY........41-45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL 2100
    HOURS...BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
    MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
    INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25
    MPH BY 2300 HOURS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING...FALLING
    TO 500 FT AGL OR LESS BY 2200 HOURS.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST TO NORTH AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL 2000
    HOURS...BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST 10 TO 15
    MPH AROUND 2300 HOURS.


FORECASTER...HALL
REQUESTED BY...KEN VANWIG
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150402.AERIA.01/LOX

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