Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 230447
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Spot Forecast for Cove...USFS, Modoc NF
National Weather Service Medford OR
947 PM PDT Tue Aug 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on August 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING...
...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY...

.DISCUSSION...Showers and isolated thunderstorms will continue
through around 1 AM. There is a slight chance of an additional
shower or thunderstorm overnight into Wednesday morning. The
risk of thunderstorms increases again Wednesday afternoon
though with scattered thunderstorms expected although coverage
will be greater north to northeast of the fire. Afternoon
westerly winds will be breezy Thursday afternoon with the
beginning of a strong warming and drying trend.


.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms in the morning, then scattered
                    showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....78-83.
Min humidity........22-27 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....South to southwest winds 0 to 3 mph becoming
                    west 3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest up to 5 mph becoming west 10 mph in
                    the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL increasing to 9700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph becoming west 12 mph.
CWR.................1 percent.
LAL.................3.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Becoming clear.
Min temperature.....52-55.
Max humidity........55-62 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....West winds 3 to 6 mph in the evening becoming
                    light.
WIND (20 FT)........West winds 10 mph in the evening becoming
                    light.
Mixing height.......9800 ft AGL decreasing to 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 12 mph becoming southwest 5 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........18-23 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....South winds 0 to 2 mph becoming southwest
                    5 to 8 mph with gusts to 12 mph in
                    the afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest winds 5 mph becoming west 10 to 15
                    mph with gusts to 22 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL increasing to 8500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 5 mph increasing to 18 mph
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs 80 to 90. West
winds 5 to 12 mph.
.SATURDAY...
Clear. Lows in the lower 50s. Highs 85 to 95. West
winds 5 to 8 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Clear. Lows in the mid 50s. Highs 85 to 95. Southwest
winds 5 to 9 mph.

$$
Forecaster...WEYGAND
Requested by...Amanda Shoaf
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714409.8/MFR



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