839  
FNUS76 KHNX 220556  
FWSHNX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SCHAEFFER FIRE...US FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA  
1056 PM PDT SAT SEP 21 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0600 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 22.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A WARM AND DRY TREND CONTINUES ON SUNDAY. AN OFFSHORE FLOW WILL LEAD  
TO LOWERING OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY EARLY IN THE WEEK TOWARD  
TUESDAY. BREEZY OFFSHORE FLOW EXPECTED ON TUESDAY DURING THE PASSAGE  
OF A DISTURBANCE. ONSHORE FLOW RETURNS TOWARD THE END OF THE WEEK  
AHEAD OF ANOTHER DISTURBANCE THE FOLLOWING WEEKEND.  
 
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-25 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST 1-3 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO  
SOUTHWEST 4-9 MPH AFTER 1000 PDT.  
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST 6-11 MPH  
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO NEAR 6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
   
SUNDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........48-51 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 4-9 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING EAST  
WIND 2-4 MPH AFTER 2300 PDT.  
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5-10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO NEAR 700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 7 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23-26 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 4-8 MPH IN THE MORNING SHIFTING TO  
THE WEST 7-10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SURROUNDING RIDGE...WEST 8-13 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH.  
LAL.................1.  
   
EXTENDED
 
   
TUESDAY
 
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 2-4 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH DOWN 1-3  
PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS...  
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-14 MPH.  
RIDGES...........NORTHEAST 8-14 MPH.  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES UP 3-5 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH LITTLE  
CHANGE.  
20-FOOT WINDS...  
SLOPES...........NORTHEAST TO EAST 3-11 MPH.  
RIDGES...........EAST 6-13 MPH.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. TEMPERATURES DOWN 4-10 DEGREES. MINIMUM RH UP 6-12  
PERCENT.  
20-FOOT WINDS...  
SLOPES...........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 3-15 MPH.  
RIDGES...........SOUTHWEST 8-20 MPH.  
 
FORECASTER...MOLINA  
 

 
 
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TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
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.DELDT 09/21/19  
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