335  
FNUS76 KEKA 181554  
FWSEKA  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LONE STAR VMP...CAL FIRE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE EUREKA CA  
854 AM PDT THU OCT 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PDT ON OCTOBER 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (707) 443-6484, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SEASONABLY WARM WITH FAIRLY LOW HUMIDITY VALUES WILL  
CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. MODERATE TO POOR RECOVERIES WILL OCCUR,  
PARTICULARLY AT UPPER SLOPE AND RIDGETOP LOCATIONS. WINDS WILL BE  
LIGHT IN THE VALLEY AREAS, BUT TRANSPORT WINDS AND WINDS IN HIGHER  
ELEVATION AREAS EXPOSED TO THE EAST WILL PICK UP FRIDAY NIGHT  
INTO SATURDAY MORNING. EXPECT WINDS AT THIS SITE TO BE FAIRLY  
LIGHT TENDING NW IN THE AFTERNOON HOURS. RAIN IS STILL EXPECTED  
TUESDAY.  
 
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 72.  
RH..................37 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 33 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
NORTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......700 FT AGL AT IGNITION...RISING TO 2000 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING NORTH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54.  
RH..................MAX 50 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING EAST LATE IN THE  
EVENING.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 73.  
RH..................MIN 28 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 1 TO 3 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 TO 5 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 FT IN THE MORNING RISING TO 1200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 12 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING  
SOUTHERLY THEN WESTERLY 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
FORECASTER...DODD  
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS RAMEY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1816688.4/EKA  
.DELDT 10/18/18  
.EMAIL CHRIS.RAMEY@FIRE.CA.GOV  
 
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