039  
FNUS76 KLOX 281908  
FWSLOX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WHITE PROPERTY RX...MONTECITO FIRE DEPARTMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOS ANGELES/OXNARD CA  
1208 PM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 PDT ON MARCH 29.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL REFORM TONIGHT (TUESDAY) BUT ABOUT 20 MPH  
WEAKER THAN LAST NIGHT. THESE WINDS WILL WEAKEN QUICKLY WEDNESDAY  
MORNING AND TURN WEAKLY ONSHORE BY THE AFTERNOON. NORTH WINDS SHOULD  
THEN GRADUALLY INCREASE WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH THURSDAY AT THE  
RIDGETOPS, BUT LOWER ELEVATIONS MAY NOT EXPERIENCE THAT INCREASE AS  
MUCH. ALL AREAS WILL SEE A SHARP AND QUICK INCREASE LATE THURSDAY  
AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS STRONG NORTH FLOW FORMS IN A SIMILAR MANNER  
AND SPEED TO LAST NIGHT. GUSTS OVER 60 MPH ARE LIKELY IN THE HILLS  
WITH GUSTS OVER 40 MPH IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS. THESE WINDS WILL  
WEAKEN BUT REMAIN OCCASIONALLY GUSTY FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY.  
HUMIDITIES SHOULD STAY ABOVE 30 PERCENT AT THE BURN SITE THROUGH  
THURSDAY MORNING, BUT COULD LOWER INTO THE TEENS THURSDAY NIGHT AS  
THE WINDS INCREASE.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 2 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL  
GUSTS TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH 5 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 10 MPH EARLY  
BECOMING VARIABLE 4 MPH...THEN SOUTHWEST 6 MPH WITH  
OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RIDGETOP...........NORTH 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH EARLY BECOMING  
12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....62.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 4 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 6 MPH EARLY  
BECOMING NORTH 5 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 10 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST 6 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 10 MPH EARLY  
BECOMING NORTH 8 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20 MPH.  
RIDGETOP...........NORTH 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT. LOWERING MORE IN THE EVENING.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH 5 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 10 MPH EARLY BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST 4 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 8 MPH...THEN NORTH LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH 8 MPH WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 20 MPH EARLY BECOMING  
SOUTHWEST 6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH...THEN NORTH LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RIDGETOP...........NORTH 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
WINDS STRENGTHENING QUICKLY IN THE EVENING.  
 

 
FORECASTER...KITTELL  
REQUESTED BY...MAEVE JUAREZ  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1705359.0/LOX  
.EMAIL MJUAREZ@MONTECITOFIRE.COM  
 
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