Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 311941
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR GOLD CANYON FIRE...ODF GRANTS PASS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1241 PM PDT WED AUG 31 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1201 PDT ON AUGUST 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
CLOUDS TO THE WEST WILL EVENTUALLY MAKE IT TO THE FIRE AREA LATER
TODAY INTO TONIGHT. SOUTHWEST WINDS THIS AFTERNOON MAY BECOME A BIT
GUSTY. EXPECT WINDS TO BECOMING NORTHERLY THIS EVENING AND HUMIDITY
TO RISE SUBSTANTIALLY TONIGHT. LOW CLOUDS AND, POSSIBLY, SOME FOG
ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY MORNING. GENERAL WINDS ON THURSDAY WILL BE
WEST TO NORTHWEST FROM LATE MORNING ONWARD, BUT EXPECT THE ILLINOIS
VALLEY DRAINAGE TO RESULT IN WEST-SOUTHWEST WINDS IN THE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING ON THURSDAY.


.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE 0-2 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    1-3 MPH WITH GUSTS 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE 5 MPH OR LESS, BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 5-15 MPH.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG DEVELOPING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 1-3 MPH, BECOMING NORTHEAST 1-3 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL DECREASING 2500 FT AGL LATE EVENING,
                    THEN 500 FT AGL OR LESS.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH, BECOMING NORTHEAST 5-10
                    MPH OVERNIGHT.


.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-27 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 0-2 MPH, BECOMING WEST-SOUTHWEST
                    1-3 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 2500 FT AGL LATE MORNING, THEN TO
                    5500-6000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 5 MPH BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 5-10 MPH.


$$
FORECASTER...LUTZ
REQUESTED BY...TIM SWINK
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160831.GOLDC.01/MFR



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