Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 060522
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR SOD  76...COOS BAY BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
922 PM PST THU MAR 5 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0930 PST ON MARCH 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST INTO EARLY NEXT
WEEK WITH WARM AND DRY DAYS. AT THE SURFACE THE THERMAL TROUGH WILL
ALTERNATE BETWEEN THE IMMEDIATE COAST AND VALLEYS WEST OF THE
CASCADES. THIS MEANS THAT FLOW WILL ALTERNATE BETWEEN ONSHORE AND
OFFSHORE FLOW WITH THE OFFSHORE FLOW LEADING TO WARMER AND DRIER
CONDITIONS. THE MORE IMMEDIATE CONCERN IS THE ENCROACHMENT OF THE
MARINE LAYER INTO THE BURN AREA. AT THIS TIME IT IS FORECAST THAT
IT WILL REMAIN BELOW THE BURN AREA...BUT IT MAY BE CLOSE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-48 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 0-2 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 3-5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE RISING TO 1500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........LIGHT BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-44.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-97 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 3-5 MPH BECOMING VARIABLE 0-2 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL LOWERING TO THE SURFACE.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-46 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 0-2 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 2-4 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE RISING TO 1500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........LIGHT BECOMING NORTH 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...STOCKTON
REQUESTED BY...JOANIE LAWRENCE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150306.SOD76.01/MFR



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