Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 240401
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR SMITH FIRE...SISKIYOU RAPPEL CREW
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
901 PM PDT FRI SEP 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1448 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY EVENING THROUGH
   SUNDAY MORNING...

.DISCUSSION... A STRONG UPPER RIDGE AND THERMAL TROUGH PATTERN WILL
BRING A RAPID RETURN TO HOT AND DRY WEATHER THIS WEEKEND. EASTERLY
FLOW WITH MODERATE TO POOR RH RECOVERIES WILL AFFECT THE RIDGES IN
THE BURN AREA. RED FLAG CRITERIA FOR GUSTY EAST WINDS AND VERY POOR
RECOVERIES WILL POSSIBLY BE MET SATURDAY NIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING.
NO RAIN IS EXPECTED IN THE COMING WEEK...BUT TEMPERATURES WILL COOL
WITH RISING HUMIDITIES FROM TUESDAY ON.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN CLEARING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 0-2 MPH BECOMING NORTH 3-4 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...STOCKTON
REQUESTED BY...IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160923.SMITH.01/MFR



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