670  
FNUS75 KREV 281154  
FWSREV  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTH COWHEAD...BLM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV  
455 AM PDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PDT ON MARCH 28.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE IN RENO.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WEAK RIDGING BUILDS OVER THE REGION TUESDAY INTO WEDNESDAY WITH  
WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS ANTICIPATED. WINDS WILL ALSO BE  
LIGHTER, WITH POOR TO MARGINAL MIXING. ANOTHER STORM SYSTEM WILL  
BEGIN MOVING INTO THE AREA WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, LASTING THROUGH  
THURSDAY. THIS WILL BRING BREEZY CONDITIONS AND LIGHT SNOW/SNOW  
PELLETS TO THE BURN SITE ALONG WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
TEMPERATURE.........33-35 AT IGNITION...MAX 48-50.  
RH..................84-88% AT IGNITION...MIN 45-48%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST-NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-6000 FT MSL INCREASING TO 7500-8000 FT MSL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
VENTILATION.........POOR TO MARGINAL.  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 30-32.  
RH..................MAX 88-92%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 4-8 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING DOWNSLOPE  
2-5 MPH.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0%.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7500-8000 FT MSL DECREASING TO AROUND 5500 FT  
MSL OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
VENTILATION.........POOR.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON WITH SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 56-59.  
RH..................MIN 50-54%.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 6-10 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
CHC WETTING RAIN....0% INCREASING TO 10% IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-6000 FT MSL INCREASING TO 7500-8000 FT MSL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10-14 MPH.  
VENTILATION.........POOR TO FAIR.  
   
OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY
 
 
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. HIGHS  
43-53. LOWS 28-38. NORTHWEST WINDS 25-30 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...JOHNSON/MLF  
REQUESTED BY...MITCHELL MURPHY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1705316.0/REV  
 
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