771  
FNUS75 KVEF 180106  
FWSVEF  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR GEORGES...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAS VEGAS NV  
606 PM PDT TUE JUL 17 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1800 PDT ON JULY 17.  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...OR IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST...PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT  
(702) 263-9750.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST OF THE AREA LATE  
WEDNESDAY ALLOWING HIGHER MOISTURE TO CREEP NORTH INTO INYO COUNTY  
BY THURSDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A BETTER CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS  
CAPABLE OF PRODUCING BRIEF HEAVY RAIN.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....89-94.  
MIN HUMIDITY........17-19 PERCENT.  
WINDS:  
20 FT WIND........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
AROUND 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
10000 FT WIND.....SOUTHEAST 7 TO 12 MPH.  
CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....5 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1 INCREASING TO 2 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 KNOTS.  
HAINES INDEX........3.  
VENTILATION.........GOOD TO EXCELLENT.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....72-77.  
MAX HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.  
WINDS:  
20 FT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
SOUTHWEST AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
10000 FT WIND.....SOUTHEAST 3 TO 10 MPH.  
CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2 DECREASING TO 1 AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2000 FT AGL AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.  
HAINES INDEX........3.  
VENTILATION.........FAIR TO GOOD.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-92.  
MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.  
WINDS:  
20 FT WIND........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.  
10000 FT WIND.....SOUTHEAST 8 TO 17 MPH.  
CWR (>= 0.10 IN)....20 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2 INCREASING TO 3 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 13000 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 KNOTS.  
HAINES INDEX........3.  
VENTILATION.........EXCELLENT.  
 

 
FORECASTER...SALMEN  
REQUESTED BY...IC  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1813001.0/VEF  
.EMAIL OVCC@FS.FED.US  
 
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