Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 311731
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LEEFS...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1031 AM PDT THU JUL 31 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0855 PDT ON JULY 31.
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...

.DISCUSSION...SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED AGAIN TODAY
WITH CONTINUED WEAK TO MODERATE SURFACE WINDS EXCEPT ERRATIC
WIND GUSTS TO 40 MPH WITH ANY THUNDERSTORMS. STEERING WINDS ALOFT WILL
BE SOUTH. ON FRIDAY, THE AREA WITH THE HIGHEST RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS
SHIFTS NORTHEAST OF THE AREA BUT AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE
OVER THE SPOT DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH BECOMING WEST 2 TO 4 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING WEST 6 TO 12 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON...EXCEPT GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING SOUTHEAST 0 TO 3 MPH.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    20 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
                    ...EXCEPT GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 86.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH BECOMING WEST 2 TO 4 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING WEST 6 TO 12 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON...EXCEPT GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...WEYGAND
REQUESTED BY...RUBEN CONTRERAS III
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140731.LEEFS.01/MFR







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