Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Spot Forecast for Mountain Big Sage Juniper Treatment...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
812 PM PST Thu Feb 15 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 PST on February 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will result in dry weather today through
Friday afternoon. A weak front will produce some slightly stronger
winds Friday, but no precipitation is expected at the burn site. A
cold front will arrive Saturday afternoon, followed by a cold upper
low Sunday. These features will produce snow showers across the area
beginning Saturday night, with the potential for an inch or two of
total snowfall and around 0.10 inches of liquid precipitation before
showers end Monday.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning then becoming partly
                    cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 51.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....West around 2 mph in the morning, becoming
                    northwest 3 to 4 mph in the afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........West around 3 mph in the morning, becoming
                    northwest 5 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Around 500 ft AGL in the morning, increasing
                    to 3000-3500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 9 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 26.
Max humidity........Around 95 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest winds 3 to 4 mph in the evening,
                    becoming south around 2 mph overnight.
WIND (20 FT)........Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph in the evening,
                    becoming south around 3 mph overnight
Mixing height.......Decreasing to around 500 ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....West around 5 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 53.
Min humidity........40-45 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....South around 2 mph in the morning, becoming
                    southwest in the early afternoon, then west
                    around 5 mph in the late afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........South around 4 mph in the morning, becoming
                    southwest in the early afternoon, then west
                    7 to 9 mph in the late afternoon.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 2500-3000 ft AGL by afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 4 mph in the morning, becoming
                    west around 15 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.

$$
Forecaster...NIEUWENHUIS
Requested by...Don Glenn
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802038.0/MFR



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