Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 301520
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LEEFS...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
820 AM PDT WED JUL 30 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0801 PDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 11 PM
PDT THIS EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS...

.DISCUSSION...SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD MOISTURE
NORTHWARD INTO THE AREA THIS WEEK. A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES
IN THE FLOW WILL MAINTAIN THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ALL WEEK.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TOMORROW OVER
MUCH OF THE FORECAST AREA. RAIN WILL ACCOMPANY MOST STORMS BUT
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED TO OVERWHELM ANY DAMPENING EFFECTS
OF THE RAIN. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN WELL ABOVE NORMAL THIS WEEK.
THE THUNDERSTORM THREAT COULD LAST THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
CWR.................11 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH BECOMING EAST.
CWR.................11 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING...THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH
                    A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MIN HUMIDITY........26 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH BECOMING NORTH WINDS
                    2 TO 4 MPH MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................12 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...NELAIMISCHKIES
REQUESTED BY...RUBEN CONTRERAS III
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140730.LEEFS.01/MFR







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