Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 291912
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LAUNCH...LIFC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1212 PM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 PDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING FOR
ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS....
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING WITH DRY FUELS...

.DISCUSSION...SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TO SPREAD MOISTURE
NORTHWARD INTO THE AREA THIS WEEK. A SERIES OF DISTURBANCES
IN THE FLOW WILL MAINTAIN THE CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS ALL WEEK.
SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AND TOMORROW MAINLY
FROM THE CASCADES EAST AND OVER NORTHERN CALIFORNIA. RAIN WILL
ACCOMPANY MOST STORMS BUT ABUNDANT LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED TO
OVERWHELM ANY DAMPENING EFFECTS OF THE RAIN. TEMPERATURES WILL
REMAIN WELL ABOVE NORMAL THIS WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....DOWNSLOPE WINDS TO 2 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
                    WINDS 2 TO 4 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3200 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH.
CWR.................21 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN PARTLY
                    CLOUDY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH BECOMING EAST WINDS
                    1 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 5 MPH.
CWR.................12 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.

$$
FORECASTER...NELAIMISCHKIES
REQUESTED BY...IC BRENTWOOD REED
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140729.LAUNC.01/MFR







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