Land Management Forecasts
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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ECCDA DISCUSSIONS FOR YREKA AND MODOC CALIFORNIA DISPATCH AREAS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
309 PM PDT SUN AUG 31 2014

ECC002-011615-
WEST YREKA-
DISCUSSION FOR...WESTERN KLAMATH
309 PM PDT SUN AUG 31 2014

RIDGE RH TAKE A DRAMATIC DROP FROM THIS MORNING AS SUBSIDENCE
DESCENDS OVER THE REGION TODAY. AS AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN DEVELOPS
BY MORNING THIS WILL FURTHER LOWER RH`S ACROSS THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY ON THE RIDGES AS THE THERMAL TROUGH DEEPENS AT
THE COAST. THE THERMAL TROUGH LOOKS TO MOVE INLAND ON
TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED UPVALLEY FLOW ON THE WEST SIDE AND WITH
MODELS INDICATING A HAINES OF 5 MAY PRODUCE CONDITIONS THAT BEHAVE
MORE LIKE A HAINES OF 6 ON EXISTING FIRES IN THE CASCADES AND
SISKIYOUS. OFFSHORE FLOW INTENSIFIES FURTHER THURSDAY AS AN UPPER
LOW BRINGS COLD DRY AIR IN ALOFT...WITH GUSTY WINDS REMAINING
OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY WITH VERY POOR RIDGE RH
RECOVERIES ON THE WEST SIDE OF OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.


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ECC102-011615-
EAST YREKA-
DISCUSSION FOR...EASTERN KLAMATH
309 PM PDT SUN AUG 31 2014

RIDGE RH TAKE A DRAMATIC DROP FROM THIS MORNING AS SUBSIDENCE
DESCENDS OVER THE REGION TODAY. AS AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN DEVELOPS
BY MORNING THIS WILL FURTHER LOWER RH`S ACROSS THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY ON THE RIDGES AS THE THERMAL TROUGH DEEPENS AT
THE COAST. THE THERMAL TROUGH LOOKS TO MOVE INLAND ON
TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED UPVALLEY FLOW ON THE WEST SIDE AND WITH
MODELS INDICATING A HAINES OF 5 MAY PRODUCE CONDITIONS THAT BEHAVE
MORE LIKE A HAINES OF 6 ON EXISTING FIRES IN THE CASCADES AND
SISKIYOUS. OFFSHORE FLOW INTENSIFIES FURTHER THURSDAY AS AN UPPER
LOW BRINGS COLD DRY AIR IN ALOFT...WITH GUSTY WINDS REMAINING
OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY WITH VERY POOR RIDGE RH
RECOVERIES ON THE WEST SIDE OF OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.


$$

ECC003-011615-
ALTURAS-
DISCUSSION FOR...MODOC
309 PM PDT SUN AUG 31 2014

RIDGE RH TAKE A DRAMATIC DROP FROM THIS MORNING AS SUBSIDENCE
DESCENDS OVER THE REGION TODAY. AS AN OFFSHORE FLOW PATTERN DEVELOPS
BY MORNING THIS WILL FURTHER LOWER RH`S ACROSS THE
REGION...ESPECIALLY ON THE RIDGES AS THE THERMAL TROUGH DEEPENS AT
THE COAST. THE THERMAL TROUGH LOOKS TO MOVE INLAND ON
TUESDAY...BRINGING INCREASED UPVALLEY FLOW ON THE WEST SIDE AND WITH
MODELS INDICATING A HAINES OF 5 MAY PRODUCE CONDITIONS THAT BEHAVE
MORE LIKE A HAINES OF 6 ON EXISTING FIRES IN THE CASCADES AND
SISKIYOUS. OFFSHORE FLOW INTENSIFIES FURTHER THURSDAY AS AN UPPER
LOW BRINGS COLD DRY AIR IN ALOFT...WITH GUSTY WINDS REMAINING
OVERNIGHT WEDNESDAY INTO THURSDAY WITH VERY POOR RIDGE RH
RECOVERIES ON THE WEST SIDE OF OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA.


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