Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 161805 AAA
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SPOT FORECAST FOR STING RX...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1103 AM PDT WED APR 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 PDT ON APRIL 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...WIND SPEEDS WILL BE SLIGHTLY WEAKER TODAY COMPARED TO
TUESDAY THEN ON THURSDAY THEY WILL BE SLIGHTLY STRONGER THAN
TUESDAY. THIS INCREASE IN WIND ON THURSDAY IS IN RESPONSE TO A COLD
FRONT THAT WILL MOVE ACROSS THURSDAY NIGHT. THIS FRONT IS LIKELY TO
PROVIDE A PERIOD OF RAIN. SKIES WILL CLEAR ON FRIDAY.


.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF LIGHT SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS TO 2 MPH INCREASING TO 2 TO 4 MPH
                    AROUND MID AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 14 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.

TIME (PDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............30     32     39     47     50     53
RH..............95     74     57     40     35     34
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 1   N 1    N 1    NW 1   NW 2   NW 3
EYE LEVEL GUST..2      2      3      3      4      5

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 9 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.

TIME (PDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............50     46     43     39     35     33
RH..............59     83     86     88     91     92
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 2   W 1    W 1    N 0    N 0    SW 0
EYE LEVEL GUST..4      2      1      1      1      1

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
RAIN
                    IN THE AFTERNOON TRANSITIONING TO SHOWERS
THURSDAY
                    NIGHT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 2 TO 5 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 8 MPH IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO WEST 22 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................50 PERCENT.

TIME (PDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  CLDY   CLDY   CLDY   CLDY   CLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TEMP............35     39     44     47     49     50
RH..............92     85     66     54     55     59
EYE LEVEL WIND..SW 1   SW 1   SW 1   W 1    W 2    W 3
EYE LEVEL GUST..1      2      2      3      4      7

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FORECASTER...WEYGAND
REQUESTED BY...DAVID VARON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140416.STING.01/MFR










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