Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 292040 CCA
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR CABLE CROSSING...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
140 PM PDT WED JUL 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1317 PDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 11 AM TO 8 PM PDT THURSDAY FOR
HAINES INDEX VALUE OF 6 FOR DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS...

.DISCUSSION...VERY HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL AFFECT THE WILDFIRE
TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY...WITH HAINES INDEX VALUES OF 6 ON THURSDAY AND
POSSIBLY AGAIN ON FRIDAY. GENERAL UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY AFTERNOON WEST WINDS
WILL AFFECT THE FIRE TODAY AND TOMORROW...WITH DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS
AT NIGHT. WEST UPCANYON WINDS SHOULD TREND SLIGHTLY HIGHER THURSDAY
AFTERNOON. THUNDERSTORMS MAY DEVELOP OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN AS EARLY AS
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...BUT LATEST MODELS SUGGEST THE BEST CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE FIRE WILL BE SUNDAY AND MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 96.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 5 MPH
                    IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. NORTH WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 5 MPH ON ANY UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES IN AND
                    AROUND THE FIRE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 13 MPH.
                    NORTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH ON
                    ANY UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES IN AND AROUND THE FIRE.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MAX HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT. 35 PERCENT ON ANY UPPER SLOPES AND
                    RIDGES.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO 3 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 5 MPH IN THE EARLY EVENING...SWITCHING TO DOWNSLOPE
                    AND DOWNVALLEY EAST 1 TO 3 MPH AFTER 9 PM.
                    GUSTS TO 5 MPH POSSIBLE BETWEEN 9PM AND MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING EAST
                    4 TO 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 97.
MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY EAST 1 TO 3 MPH IN THE EARLY
                    MORNING...THROUGH ABOUT 9AM. THEN...UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 1 TO
                    3 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 6 MPH IN THE LATE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST
                    WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 6 MPH ON ANY UPPER SLOPES
                    AND RIDGES IN AND AROUND THE FIRE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........WEST AROUND 8 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 14 MPH.
                    NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 14 MPH ON
                    ANY UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES IN AND AROUND THE FIRE.


$$
FORECASTER...KEENE
REQUESTED BY...AARON WHITLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150729.CABLE.01/MFR



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