Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 170244
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Spot Forecast for Grizzly...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
744 PM PDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 2000 PDT on August 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION......Gusty Northeast Winds and Poor to Moderate Recoveries Along
Mid Slopes and Ridges Tonight and Thursday night...

.DISCUSSION...A thermal trough will strengthen across northern
California through Thursday. This will cause gusty northeast winds
with poor to moderate humidity recovery for at least tonight and
Thursday night. Recovery will be slightly improved tonight but
then slightly worse/similar to this morning on Thursday night.
Modest improvement is then expected through the weekend. It will
remain dry through Saturday with high temperatures about 5 to 10
degrees above average.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 61.
Max humidity........45 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Slope: Downslope 0 to 2 mph.
                    Ridge Top: Northeast winds 3 to 7 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........Slope: Downslope 1 to 4 mph.
                    Ridge Top: Northeast winds 6 to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......decreasing to 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 12 mph becoming northeast 10 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 98.
Min humidity........12 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Slope: Upslope winds 1 to 3 mph with gusts to around 5 mph.
                    Ridge Top: Northeast 2 to 6 mph becoming northwest 3 to 7
                    mph in the afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........Slope: Upslope 3 to 7 mph with gusts to 10 mph.
                    Ridge Top: Northeast winds 4 to 8 mph becoming northwest
                    5 to 10 mph with gusts to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL increasing to 9500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 8 mph becoming northwest 12 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........38 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Slope: Downslope 0 to 2 mph.
                    Ridge Top: North 3 to 6 mph becoming Northeast winds 3 to 6 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........Slope: Downslope 1 to 4 mph.
                    Ridge Top: North winds 5 to 10 mph becoming northeast winds
                    5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......decreasing to 500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 12 mph becoming northeast 8 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.


$$
Forecaster...WEYGAND
Requested by...Mike Smith
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714357.2/MFR



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