Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 272310
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR 790 FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
410 PM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1555 PDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A DRY COLD FRONT WILL BRING GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS ON
FRIDAY AFTERNOON AND EVENING THEN WINDS WILL BE ALMOST AS STRONG AS
ANOTHER DRY FRONT APPROACHES ON SATURDAY. WINDS ON BOTH DAYS WILL
BE STRONGEST FROM THE CASCADES EASTWARD. IN THE MEANTIME, MID SLOPE
AND RIDGE TOP HUMIDITY RECOVERIES WILL BE MODERATE THROUGH FRIDAY
MORNING AND TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ABOVE NORMAL THROUGH FRIDAY.
THE FRONT ON FRIDAY WILL ALSO CREATE WEAK INSTABILITY WITH CUMULUS
BUILDUPS EXPECTED EAST OF THE CASCADES. IT WILL BE MUCH COOLER THIS
WEEKEND BUT CONTINUED DRY WITH ONLY RIDGE TOP RECOVERIES SHOWING
MUCH IMPROVEMENT. TEMPERATURES WILL RETURN TO NEAR NORMAL ON MONDAY
THEN HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE INTO WEDNESDAY.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR WITH AREAS OF SMOKE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MAX HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 6 MPH
                    INTO MID EVENING BECOMING EAST WINDS TO 2 MPH
                    LATE TONIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL LOWERING TO NEAR SURFACE.
MIXING WINDS........WEST AROUND 14 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH BECOMING EAST
                    WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....BECOMING SOUTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST 2 TO 4 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 4000-4900 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 14 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    WEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...NELAIMISCHKIES
REQUESTED BY...MIKE HOLGUIN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140827.790FI.02/MFR







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