Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 040626
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR SOD  74...COOS BAY BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1026 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PST ON MARCH 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL SET UP ALONG THE COAST THIS
WEEK. THIS WILL LEAD TO WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS AT THE BURN SITE
WITH OFFSHORE WINDS AT THE RIDGES. THE BURN SITE WILL BE SHELTERED
AND LIGHT SLOPE DRIVEN WINDS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN. THE THERMAL TROUGH
IS EXPECTED TO SHIFT SLIGHTLY INLAND PAST THE THE BURN SITE TOWARD
THE EVENING AND A BRIEF ONSHORE NORTHWEST WINDS MAY BE FELT. HOWEVER
EXPECT SLOPE WINDS TO SET UP TO SET UP AGAIN AT NIGHT. THE THERMAL
TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO MOVE INLAND AROUND FRIDAY AND THIS WOULD LEAD
TO A STRONGER ONSHORE FLOW FOR SOUTHERN CURRY COUNTY WITH COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND HIGHER HUMIDITY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........49 AT IGNITION...MAX 61.
RH..................58 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 43 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AT IGNITION...INCREASING TO
                    3700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 8 MPH IN THE MORNING DECREASING
                    TO SOUTHEAST 3 MPH BY MID DAY...THEN
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 41.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 3 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    THEN DOWNSLOPE 0 TO 1 MPH AFTER DARK.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 3 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTH 3 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 63.
RH..................MIN 46 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE WINDS 2 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

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FORECASTER...BUNNAG
REQUESTED BY...JOANIE LAWRENCE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150304.SOD74.01/MFR



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