728  
FNUS76 KHNX 220256  
FWSHNX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR D54 PILE BURN...U.S. FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HANFORD CA  
656 PM PST WED FEB 21 2024  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PST ON FEBRUARY 22.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY AND WARMING CONDITIONS, WITH GENERALLY LIGHT AND TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS, WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE END OF THE WEEK. A SYSTEM MAY BRING  
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND COOLER CONDITIONS EARLY NEXT WEEK.  
 
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....52-56.  
MIN HUMIDITY........57-61 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH  
AFTER 1000 PST.  
SURROUNDING RIDGE...SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 3500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
THURSDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....33-37.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH.  
SURROUNDING RIDGE...NORTHEAST AROUND 4 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING BELOW 500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........49-54 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE 1-4 MPH BECOMING UPSLOPE 3-6 MPH  
AFTER 1000 PST.  
SURROUNDING RIDGE...EAST AROUND 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO AROUND 3000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 6 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...BAGNALL  
REQUESTED BY...BRADLEY WALKER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2404284.0/HNX  
.DELDT 02/22/24  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL DAVID.REYNOLDS@USDA.GOV,BRADLEY.WALKER@USDA.GOV  
 
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