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SPOT FORECAST FOR ALCALDE VMP...CALFIRE FRESNO/KINGS UNIT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA
707 AM PDT THU MAY 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON MAY 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WARMING AND DRYING TREND WILL TAKE PLACE OVER THE BURN AREA THROUGH
THE WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........32-38 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS UP TO 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 3-5 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    10 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST WINDS 3-6 MPH INCREASING TO 5-10 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 10 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400 FT AGL BY 1200 PST.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 9 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 3-6 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 3-5 MPH.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100-8200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....79-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-30 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS UP TO 4 MPH IN THE EARLY MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 3-7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO UP TO 12 MPH
                    BY AFTERNOON.
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHWEST WINDS 3-6 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 5-10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900-8400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 9 MPH.

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FORECASTER...BARLOW
REQUESTED BY...JIM FITZGERALD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160526.ALCAL.02/HNX





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