Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 040249
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST DREWS RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
649 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PST ON MARCH 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN OVER THE BURN
AREA THIS WEEK WITH WARM AND DRY DAYS. 20 FOOT WINDS ARE LIGHT OUT
OF THE EAST AND EYE LEVEL WINDS WILL BE MAINLY SLOPE DRIVEN. LITTLE
CHANGE IS EXPECTED ON THURSDAY EXCEPT FOR ABOUT 5 DEGREES WARMING.
HOWEVER DEW POINTS WILL ALSO BE INCREASING SO AFTERNOON HUMIDITY WILL
END UP ABOUT THE SAME AS ON WEDNESDAY. THIS PATTERN WILL CONTINUE
INTO THE WEEKEND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........39 AT IGNITION...MAX 50.
RH..................54 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 18 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 3 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SHIFTING TO THE EAST AROUND 7 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 23.
RH..................MAX 65 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS 0 TO 1 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO
                    500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 3 MPH IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 56.
RH..................MIN 20 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 14 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...BUNNAG
REQUESTED BY...COLEY NEIDER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150304.WESTD.01/MFR



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