Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 280020
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Spot Forecast for Blanket Fire...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
520 PM PDT Thu Jul 27 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1700 PDT on July 27.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure will bring a warming and drying trend
to the fire area through the weekend into at least the middle of
next week. Winds will be mainly slope driven with afternoon
onshore west to northwest winds at the exposed locations. At
nights offshore flow is expected with east to northeast winds at
the upper slopes and ridges. Conditions on Friday will be just
slightly warmer and drier than on Thursday but it will be about 5
degrees warmer on Saturday. Humidity recover at the upper slopes
and ridges could worsen significantly from Saturday night onto
next week.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
Max humidity........70 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest winds 3 to 5 mph in the evening
                    then becoming downslope 0 to 1 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........Northwest winds 6 to 7 mph in the evening
                    becoming Northeast 3 to 5 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL this evening decreasing to
                    700 ft AGL by midnight.
Transport winds.....North around 6 mph in the evening then
                    Northeast 5 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....77-82.
Min humidity........30-32 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope winds 1 to 2 mph becoming Southwest
                    2 to 3 mph in the afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........West winds 3 to 5 mph in the morning becoming
                    Northwest 6 to 8 mph in the afternoon.
                    Gust to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......800 ft AGL in the morning increasing to
                    3500 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 2 mph in the morning then
                    Northwest 7 mph in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....57-60.
Max humidity........62-65 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest winds 2 to 3 mph in the evening
                    shifting to downslope 0 to 1 mph by midnight
                    with Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph at the ridges.
WIND (20 FT)........Northwest winds around 8 mph shifting to the
                    Northeast 5 to 7 mph after midnight.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL in the evening decreasing to
                    600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 7 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....81-86.
Min humidity........27-31 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Upslope winds 1 to 2 mph with Northwest winds
                    2 to 4 mph at the ridges.
WIND (20 FT)........Northeast winds around 5 mph in the morning
                    Afternoon Northwest winds 6 to 8 mph.
                    Gusts to 14 mph.
Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 7 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

$$
Forecaster...BUNNAG
Requested by...Brandon Hawkins
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1713514.0/MFR



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