Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 051241
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR STEIN BUTTE INC   791...MEDFORD INTERAGENCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
541 AM PDT WED AUG 5 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1535 PDT ON AUGUST 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SLIGHTLY COOLER AIR MASS HAS MOVED INTO THE FIRE AREA
TODAY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES ABOUT 3 TO 5 DEGREES LOWER. INSTABILITY
AREA ALSO HAS SHIFTED EAST AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE NOT EXPECTED THERE.
A THERMAL TROUGH IS EXPECTED TO FORM ALONG THE COAST TONIGHT. THIS
WILL LEAD TO NORTHERLY OR NORTHEASTERLY WINDS OVERNIGHT. HUMIDITY
RECOVERY WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BE 20 TO 25 PERCENT LOWER THAN WHAT
WAS OBSERVED THIS MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY WITH PATCHY SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL BY LATE MORNING AND INCREASING TO
                    7800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 7 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH TO NORTHWEST 3 TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    INCREASING TO 7 TO 9 MPH AFTER 1400.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR. INVERSION FORMING AFTER 2100.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 2 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 9 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING THEN
                    TURNING TO NORTHEAST 2 TO 3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

$$
FORECASTER...BUNNAG
REQUESTED BY...KATHY MINOR
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.STEIN.02/MFR



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