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000
FNUS76 KHNX 290556
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR FRENCH...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1056 PM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2231 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A CONTINUED INFLUX OF MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL OCCUR
ALONG SIERRA NEVADA RANGE...PROVIDING FOR A FAVORABLE THUNDERSTORM
ENVIRONMENT TO DEVELOPMENT...MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THE BIGGEST THREAT WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC
WINDS IN ADDITION TO LIGHTNING. A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT BECOMES
ESTABLISHED BY WEDNESDAY...LOWERING THE POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT.


.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST 3-6 MPH AFTER
                    0900 PDT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST TO NORTH 6-12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    18 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1000 FEET AGL IN THE MORNING...
                    INCREASING TO 4600 FEET AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-48 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST UP TO 4 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-9 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO NEAR 900 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 MPH.


FORECASTER...MOLINA

$$

REQUESTED BY...ARTIE COLSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140728.FRENC.02/HNX








000
FNUS76 KHNX 290556
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR FRENCH...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1056 PM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2231 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A CONTINUED INFLUX OF MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL OCCUR
ALONG SIERRA NEVADA RANGE...PROVIDING FOR A FAVORABLE THUNDERSTORM
ENVIRONMENT TO DEVELOPMENT...MAINLY OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN THROUGH
TUESDAY EVENING. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THE BIGGEST THREAT WILL BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC
WINDS IN ADDITION TO LIGHTNING. A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT BECOMES
ESTABLISHED BY WEDNESDAY...LOWERING THE POTENTIAL FOR THUNDERSTORM
DEVELOPMENT.


.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING EAST TO SOUTHEAST 3-6 MPH AFTER
                    0900 PDT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST TO NORTH 6-12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    18 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1000 FEET AGL IN THE MORNING...
                    INCREASING TO 4600 FEET AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 MPH.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-65.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-48 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST UP TO 4 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-9 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO NEAR 900 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 MPH.


FORECASTER...MOLINA

$$

REQUESTED BY...ARTIE COLSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140728.FRENC.02/HNX







000
FNUS76 KHNX 281712
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR FRENCH...SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1012 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0941 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL TRANSPORT MONSOONAL
MOISTURE OVER THE FIRE THROUGH TONIGHT AND PROVIDE A FAVORABLE
ENVIRONMENT FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT...PARTICULARLY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL
TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THE BIGGEST THREAT WILL BE GUSTY
AND ERRATIC WINDS IN ADDITION TO LIGHTNING.  THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
BE LESS UNSTABLE TUESDAY AS A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT BECOMES
ESTABLISHED. NONETHELESS...THERE IS STILL A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN
AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM IN THE VICINITY OF THE
FIRE TUESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND A THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5-9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO ABOUT 9500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM THIS
                    EVENING. OTHERWISE MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTH UP TO 4 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-9 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF AN
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING WEST
                    6-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...VARIABLE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING WEST 7-14 MPH
                    BY NOON PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 MPH.


FORECASTER...DURFEE

$$

REQUESTED BY...BURT STALTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140728.FRENC.01/HNX







000
FNUS76 KHNX 281712
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR FRENCH...SIERRA NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1012 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0941 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL TRANSPORT MONSOONAL
MOISTURE OVER THE FIRE THROUGH TONIGHT AND PROVIDE A FAVORABLE
ENVIRONMENT FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT...PARTICULARLY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL
TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THE BIGGEST THREAT WILL BE GUSTY
AND ERRATIC WINDS IN ADDITION TO LIGHTNING.  THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
BE LESS UNSTABLE TUESDAY AS A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT BECOMES
ESTABLISHED. NONETHELESS...THERE IS STILL A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN
AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM IN THE VICINITY OF THE
FIRE TUESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND A THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-20 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5-9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO ABOUT 9500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........A 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM THIS
                    EVENING. OTHERWISE MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MAX HUMIDITY........48-53 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTH UP TO 4 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-9 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF AN
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-92.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS IN THE EARLY MORNING BECOMING WEST
                    6-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...VARIABLE 3 MPH OR LESS BECOMING WEST 7-14 MPH
                    BY NOON PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO ABOUT 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 9 MPH.


FORECASTER...DURFEE

$$

REQUESTED BY...BURT STALTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140728.FRENC.01/HNX








000
FNUS76 KHNX 281554
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR DARK HOLE...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
854 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0751 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A NORTHERLY INFLUX OF MONSOONAL MOISTURE WILL OCCUR
ALONG THE WESTERN PERIPHERY OF AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OVER THE FOUR
CORNERS REGION THROUGH THIS EVENING AND HELP TRIGGER ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS
OF THE SIERRA. THE RIDGE WILL MIGRATE TOWARD SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ON
TUESDAY AND REMAIN THERE THROUGH FRIDAY. DURING THIS TIME...A DRIER
SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL PREVAIL OVER THE DISTRICT WITH A DAILY
THREAT OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS ALONG THE SIERRA CREST.
TEMPERATURES WILL AVERAGE ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH
GENERALLY LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE MORNING.
                    A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 24-29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH 2-4 MPH...THEN INCREASING TO WESTERLY
                    5-8 MPH BY 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 4-9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL AT REQUEST...INCREASING TO
                    5500 FT AGL BY AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 4 MPH...THEN INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    11 MPH BY 1100 PDT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL 2200 PDT...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS CONTINUING
                    OVERNIGHT. AREAS OF SMOKE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 61-66 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WESTERLY WINDS 4-8 MPH UNTIL 2100 PDT THEN
                    DECREASING TO UPSLOPE UP TO 4 MPH OVERNIGHT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 7-11 MPH UNTIL 2200 PDT...DECREASING
                    TO NORTH 4-7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL IN THE EVENING...THEN FALLING TO
                    LESS THAN 500 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 11 MPH...SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 4
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING THEN PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. A 30 PERCENT OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS BY AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 75-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 22-27 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS UNTIL 1100 PDT BECOMING
                    THEN INCREASING TO WESTERLY 5-9 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTH 4-7 MPH UNTIL 1000 PDT...THEN
                    INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL BY
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 14 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20
PERCENT CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
OTHERWISE PARTLY CLOUDY. HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S WITH MINIMUM
HUMIDITY AROUND 19-24 PERCENT. LOWS IN THE LOWER TO MID 50S WITH
MAXIMUM HUMIDITY AROUND 50-55 PERCENT. WESTERLY WINDS 4-8 MPH
DURING THE DAY TURNING UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH EACH NIGHT.


FORECASTER...OCHS

$$

REQUESTED BY...SHELLY CROOK FBAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140728.DARKH.01/HNX








000
FNUS76 KHNX 281548
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR EL PORTAL...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
848 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0744 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL TRANSPORT MONSOONAL
MOISTURE OVER THE FIRE THROUGH TONIGHT AND PROVIDE A FAVORABLE
ENVIRONMENT FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT...PARTICULARLY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL
TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THE BIGGEST THREAT WILL BE GUSTY
AND ERRATIC WINDS IN ADDITION TO LIGHTNING.  THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
BE LESS UNSTABLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT
BECOMES ESTABLISHED OVER THE FIRE. NONETHELESS...THERE IS STILL
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM IN THE
VICINITY OF THE FIRE BOTH DAYS.



.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF A
                    THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....BASE 95-100.        TOP 80-85
MIN HUMIDITY........BASE 16 PERCENT.    TOP 25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO ABOUT 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 7 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. THERE IS A 40 CHANCE OF A
                    THUNDERSTORM THIS EVENING WITH A 20 PERCENT
                    CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM AFTER 2200 PDT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
MAX HUMIDITY........BASE 39 PERCENT.    TOP 50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 2015 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2115 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 7-10 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH TO NORTHEAST 6 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF AN
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....BASE  93-98         TOP 78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........BASE 16 PERCENT.    TOP 25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS UP TO 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WEST 6-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    12-17 MPH BY 1300 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO ABOUT 6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.

.OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20
PERCENT CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM EACH
DAY. LITTLE CHANGE IN MAX AND MIN TEMPS AND HUMIDITIES. UPSLOPE
WINDS OF 2-4 MPH EACH AFTERNOON WITH DOWNSLOPE WINDS LESS THAN
3 MPH EACH NIGHT. RIDGE WINDS GENERALLY WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

FORECASTER...DURFEE

$$

REQUESTED BY...SHELLY CROOK FBAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140728.ELPOR.01/HNX







000
FNUS76 KHNX 281548
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR EL PORTAL...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
848 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0744 PDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL TRANSPORT MONSOONAL
MOISTURE OVER THE FIRE THROUGH TONIGHT AND PROVIDE A FAVORABLE
ENVIRONMENT FOR THUNDERSTORM DEVELOPMENT...PARTICULARLY THIS
AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WHILE THUNDERSTORMS HAVE THE POTENTIAL
TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN...THE BIGGEST THREAT WILL BE GUSTY
AND ERRATIC WINDS IN ADDITION TO LIGHTNING.  THE ATMOSPHERE WILL
BE LESS UNSTABLE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY AS A SOUTHWESTERLY FLOW ALOFT
BECOMES ESTABLISHED OVER THE FIRE. NONETHELESS...THERE IS STILL
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM IN THE
VICINITY OF THE FIRE BOTH DAYS.



.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF A
                    THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....BASE 95-100.        TOP 80-85
MIN HUMIDITY........BASE 16 PERCENT.    TOP 25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO ABOUT 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 7 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. THERE IS A 40 CHANCE OF A
                    THUNDERSTORM THIS EVENING WITH A 20 PERCENT
                    CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM AFTER 2200 PDT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
MAX HUMIDITY........BASE 39 PERCENT.    TOP 50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH UNTIL ABOUT 2015 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 3 MPH OR LESS BY 2115 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 7-10 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTH TO NORTHEAST 4-7 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH TO NORTHEAST 6 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF AN
                    AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORM.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....BASE  93-98         TOP 78-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........BASE 16 PERCENT.    TOP 25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS UP TO 3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO WEST 6-11 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    12-17 MPH BY 1300 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO ABOUT 6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 12 MPH BY AFTERNOON.

.OUTLOOK FOR WEDNESDAY THROUGH FRIDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20
PERCENT CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM EACH
DAY. LITTLE CHANGE IN MAX AND MIN TEMPS AND HUMIDITIES. UPSLOPE
WINDS OF 2-4 MPH EACH AFTERNOON WITH DOWNSLOPE WINDS LESS THAN
3 MPH EACH NIGHT. RIDGE WINDS GENERALLY WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.

FORECASTER...DURFEE

$$

REQUESTED BY...SHELLY CROOK FBAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140728.ELPOR.01/HNX








000
FNUS76 KHNX 280113
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR DARK HOLE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
613 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1720 PDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WITH CONTINUED WARM CONDITIONS AND WITH AFTERNOON AND
EVENING THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TUESDAY. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS. SMOKE SETTLING INTO THE VALLEY FROM EL PORTAL FIRE
DURING THE NIGHT TIME HOURS. GOOD OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITES.

.TODAY(MONDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 23-29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-7 WITH GUSTS TO 8 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 4-9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 4 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 51-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 54-60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-7 MPH BECOMING DOWNSLOPE AFTER 2100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL AFTER 2100 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.


FORECASTER...BARLOW

$$

REQUESTED BY...TARO PUSINA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140727.DARKH.01/HNX







000
FNUS76 KHNX 280113
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR DARK HOLE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
613 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1720 PDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WITH CONTINUED WARM CONDITIONS AND WITH AFTERNOON AND
EVENING THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH TUESDAY. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS NEAR
THUNDERSTORMS. SMOKE SETTLING INTO THE VALLEY FROM EL PORTAL FIRE
DURING THE NIGHT TIME HOURS. GOOD OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES FOR RELATIVE
HUMIDITES.

.TODAY(MONDAY)...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE DAY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 23-29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-7 WITH GUSTS TO 8 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 4-9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 AGL INCREASING TO 6700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 4 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 51-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 54-60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 3-7 MPH BECOMING DOWNSLOPE AFTER 2100 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL AFTER 2100 PDT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.


FORECASTER...BARLOW

$$

REQUESTED BY...TARO PUSINA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140727.DARKH.01/HNX








000
FNUS76 KHNX 272051
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR EL PORTAL...YNP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
151 PM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1307 PDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL TRANSPORT MONSOONAL
MOISTURE OVER THE FIRE THROUGH MONDAY EVENING WITH AN INCREASING
CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. THE PRIMARY THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL
BE MONDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING...DURING WHICH TIME ERRATIC AND
GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE. WINDS ALOFT WILL BECOME SOUTHWESTERLY
BY TUESDAY AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. NONETHELESS...THERE IS
STILL A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
VICINITY OF THE FIRE TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 71-74.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 33-38 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-3 MPH UNTIL 2010 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 2-3 MPH BY 2110 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-8 MPH THIS EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-6800 FT AGL DECREASING TO LESS THAN
                    500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH TO NORTHEAST 5 MPH.


.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 98.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 16 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 2-3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH
                    BY 1100 PDT.
                    NOTE...WINDS MAY BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE
                    VICINITY OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 2-5 MPH INCREASING TO 5-9 MPH BY 1100 PDT.
                    NOTE...WINDS MAY BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC IN THE
                    VICINITY OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 7-9 MPH.


.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........A 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.
                    OTHERWISE MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 66-70.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 40-45 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE 2-4 MPH UNTIL 2010 PDT BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE 2-3 MPH BY 2110 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 5-8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST TO EAST 2-5 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO LESS THAN 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH TO NORTHEAST 5 MPH.


.OUTLOOK FOR TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY...PARTLY SUNNY WITH A 20 PERCENT
CHANCE OF AN AFTERNOON OR EARLY EVENING THUNDERSTORM EACH DAY.
MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES 98-105 WITH MINIMUM HUMIDITIES OF 10-15 PERCENT.
MINIMUM TEMPERATURES 65-70 WITH MAXIMUM HUMIDITIES OF 45-55 PERCENT.
UPSLOPE WINDS OF 2-4 MPH EACH AFTERNOON WITH DOWNSLOPE WINDS LESS
THAN 3 MPH EACH NIGHT.


FORECASTER...DURFEE

$$

REQUESTED BY...SHELLEY (FBAN)
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140727.ELPOR.01/HNX







000
FNUS76 KHNX 270737
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR DARK HOLE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1237 AM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2323 PDT ON JULY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE WELL ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AT THE FIRE AREA FRO THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
MONSOONAL MOISTURE MOVING NORTHWARD INTO THE AREA WILL RESULT IN
A SLIGHT INCREASE IN HUMIDITIES THROUGH MONDAY AS WELL AS A CHANCE
FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY
                    AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-15 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH AFTER 1100 PDT. WINDS GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WESTERLY 2-5 MPH BECOMING WEST 4-11 MPH AFTER
                    1200 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-54 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH. WINDS GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 3-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING BELOW 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH AFTER 1100 PDT. WINDS GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 4-11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 MPH.


FORECASTER...BAGNALL

$$

REQUESTED BY...TARO PUSINA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140726.DARKH.01/HNX







000
FNUS76 KHNX 270737
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR DARK HOLE...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1237 AM PDT SUN JUL 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2323 PDT ON JULY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE WELL ABOVE
NORMAL TEMPERATURES AT THE FIRE AREA FRO THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.
MONSOONAL MOISTURE MOVING NORTHWARD INTO THE AREA WILL RESULT IN
A SLIGHT INCREASE IN HUMIDITIES THROUGH MONDAY AS WELL AS A CHANCE
FOR AFTERNOON AND EVENING THUNDERSTORMS.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY BY
                    AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-15 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH AFTER 1100 PDT. WINDS GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WESTERLY 2-5 MPH BECOMING WEST 4-11 MPH AFTER
                    1200 PDT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 9000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-54 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH. WINDS GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 3-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING BELOW 500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-3 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY
                    3-6 MPH AFTER 1100 PDT. WINDS GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 4-11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO AROUND 8500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 MPH.


FORECASTER...BAGNALL

$$

REQUESTED BY...TARO PUSINA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140726.DARKH.01/HNX








000
FNUS76 KHNX 270650
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR EL PORTAL...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1150 PM PDT SAT JUL 26 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2315 PDT ON JULY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL TRANSPORT MONSOONAL
MOISTURE TOWARD THE BURN SITE SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING. WHILE WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
AND DIURNALLY DRIVEN...WINDS IN AND AROUND ANY THUNDERSTORM WILL
BECOME ERRATIC AND GUSTY. THE THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ON MONDAY...BUT MAY BECOME MORE CONFINED TO THE SIERRA CREST AS THE
FLOW BECOMES MORE WESTERLY. YET...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
MAY CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MID-WEEK.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....79-81 AT REQUEST...MIN 68-70.
MAX HUMIDITY........25-28 PERCENT AT REQUEST...MAX 42-44 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    WINDS 1-3 MPH AFTER 0300 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHEAST 4-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FEET AGL AT REQUEST...LOWERING TO AROUND
                    900 FEET AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTERNOON 1300 PDT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....101-103.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-17 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING VARIABLE 2-4 MPH AFTER 0800 PDT...
                    THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6500 FEET AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 1 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AROUND 0 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST 1 TO 7 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2000 PDT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-71.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-47 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPING WIND 1-3 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO AROUND 600 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 MPH.


FORECASTER...MOLINA

$$

REQUESTED BY...TARO PUSINA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140726.ELPOR.01/HNX








000
FNUS76 KHNX 270650
FWSHNX

SPOT FORECAST FOR EL PORTAL...YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY - HANFORD CA
1150 PM PDT SAT JUL 26 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2315 PDT ON JULY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHERLY FLOW ALOFT WILL TRANSPORT MONSOONAL
MOISTURE TOWARD THE BURN SITE SUNDAY AFTERNOON WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE
OF AFTERNOON THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPING. WHILE WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
AND DIURNALLY DRIVEN...WINDS IN AND AROUND ANY THUNDERSTORM WILL
BECOME ERRATIC AND GUSTY. THE THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE
ON MONDAY...BUT MAY BECOME MORE CONFINED TO THE SIERRA CREST AS THE
FLOW BECOMES MORE WESTERLY. YET...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
MAY CONTINUE THROUGH AT LEAST MID-WEEK.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....79-81 AT REQUEST...MIN 68-70.
MAX HUMIDITY........25-28 PERCENT AT REQUEST...MAX 42-44 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST
                    WINDS 1-3 MPH AFTER 0300 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHEAST 4-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FEET AGL AT REQUEST...LOWERING TO AROUND
                    900 FEET AGL OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 12 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTERNOON 1300 PDT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....101-103.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-17 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 1-3 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING VARIABLE 2-4 MPH AFTER 0800 PDT...
                    THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4-8 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 6500 FEET AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 1 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH AROUND 0 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST 1 TO 7 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    UNTIL 2000 PDT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....69-71.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-47 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPING WIND 1-3 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO AROUND 600 FEET AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 MPH.


FORECASTER...MOLINA

$$

REQUESTED BY...TARO PUSINA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140726.ELPOR.01/HNX







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