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Spot Forecast for Valley Fire...USFS
National Weather Service SAN DIEGO CA
1153 AM PDT Tue Jul 17 2018

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 1200 PDT on July 17.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Monsoonal moisture will increase into Wednesday as an easterly
wave moves westward across Southern California tonight and
Wednesday. This will bring higher chances of showers and
thunderstorms near the fire site Wednesday and Thursday afternoon
and early evenings with lesser chances at other times. Drying and
a little warming is expected Friday through the weekend with
greater warming early next week as high pressure aloft centered
over New Mexico on Saturday...moves westward to a position
centered over Arizona on Tuesday...bringing a heat wave to the
region.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms this afternoon.
Max Temperature.....Around 77.
Min Humidity........35 percent.
Eye Level Winds.....Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope..............Southwest winds around 5-10 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........Northeast 10 mph.
CWR.................15 percent.
LAL.................2.
Mixing Height.......5500 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....North 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min Temperature.....Around 63.
Max Humidity........65 percent.
Eye Level Winds.....Northeast winds around 3 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope..............Northeast winds around 5 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........East 10 mph.
CWR.................15 percent.
LAL.................2.
Mixing Height.......3000-4500 ft AGL...becoming 2500 ft AGL late in
                    the evening.
Transport Winds.....East 5 mph.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max Temperature.....Around 76.
Min Humidity........45 percent.
Eye Level Winds.....Southwest winds to 8 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope..............Southwest winds to 8-12 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
 Ridgetop...........Southeast 12 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................3.
Mixing Height.......2500 ft AGL...becoming 6000 ft AGL.
Transport Winds.....Southeast 5 mph.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.THURSDAY...
Partly cloudy with chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows in
the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southwest winds around
3 mph.
.FRIDAY...
Partly cloudy with slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.
Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s. Southeast winds
around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
Winds southeast 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows in the lower 60s. Highs in the upper 70s.

$$
Forecaster...JAMES BROTHERTON
Requested by...Ernesto Rubio
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1812975.0/SGX
.DELDT 07/17/18
.EMAIL erubio@fs.fed.us