Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 190259
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SPOT FORECAST FOR FOUNDERS DAY...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
759 PM PDT THU SEP 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1820 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA FRIDAY RESULTING IN WARMING
AND DRYING. THIS WILL INDUCE A THERMAL TROUGH WITH NORTHEAST TO
EAST WINDS. MODERATE RH RECOVERIES ARE EXPECTED FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
SATURDAY MORNING. EXPECT WIND DIRECTION TO BECOME EAST SOUTHEAST
OVERNIGHT FRIDAY THEN MORE SOUTHEASTERLY SATURDAY MORNING.
OFFSHORE FLOW WILL END SATURDAY, BUT IT WILL REMAIN WARM AND DRY
INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK WITH TEMPERATURES 10 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. EXPECT ANOTHER CHANGE IN THE WEATHER FOR THE MIDDLE TO
LATTER PORTIONS OF NEXT WEEK WITH COOLER CONDITIONS AND A GOOD
CHANCE OF RAIN.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST OR UPSLOPE 0-1 MPH EARLY BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 1-2 MPH BY LATE MORNING, THEN
                    NORTHEAST 2-3 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 2-5 MPH.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 2-3 MPH BECOMING EAST AFTER MIDNIGHT
                    THEN EAST SOUTHEAST 2-4 MPH TOWARD MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LOWERING TO 500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 10-15 MPH BECOMING EAST SOUTHEAST
                    TOWARD MORNING.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST 3-6 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 10 MPH
                    BECOMING SOUTHEAST TOWARD MORNING.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 2-4 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTH AND EASING TO 1-3 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 10-15 MPH EASING TO 5-10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 3-6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 10 MPH
                    BECOMING SOUTH AND EASING TO 2-3 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...SPILDE
REQUESTED BY...GREG FUNDERBURK
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140918.FOUND.01/MFR








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