Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 250426
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR GAP FIRE...HAPPY CAMP/OAK KNOLL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
926 PM PDT SAT SEP 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1842 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 10 AM PDT SUNDAY FOR EAST WINDS
   AND POOR HUMIDITY RECOVERY FOR ELEVATIONS ABOVE 4000 FEET...

.DISCUSSION...DRY EASTERLY FLOW OVER THE RIDGES WILL PERSIST INTO
SUNDAY NIGHT...BUT WILL DIMINISH WITH TIME. RH RECOVERIES WILL BE
POOR OVER THE RIDGES. WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER WITH BETTER RECOVERIES
IN THE VALLEYS. TEMPERATURES WILL BE 10 TO 15 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL
ON SUNDAY AND 15 TO 20 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL ON MONDAY. THE AIR MASS
WILL COOL AND MOISTEN BEGINNING TUESDAY AND CONTINUING THROUGH THE
END OF THE WEEK.

NOTE: THE MAXIMUM RH RECOVERIES WILL OCCUR IN THE EARLY EVENING...
THEN RH VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE NIGHT. VALLEY WINDS WILL BE
DOMINATED BY TERRAIN DRIVEN CIRCULATIONS.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....BOTTOM...96-98.
                    TOP...82-84.
MIN HUMIDITY........BOTTOM...10-12 PERCENT.
                    TOP...16-18 PERCENT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VALLEYS...DOWNSLOPE 0-2 MPH BECOMING UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGES...EAST 15-20 MPH DIMINISHING TO 10 MPH.
CEILING.............NONE.
VISIBILITY..........UNRESTRICTED.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....BOTTOM...51-53.
                    TOP...59-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........BOTTOM...48-52 PERCENT.
                    TOP...29-31 PERCENT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VALLEYS...UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH BECOMING DOWNSLOPE 0-2 MPH.
                    RIDGES...SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH.
CEILING.............NONE.
VISIBILITY..........UNRESTRICTED.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....BOTTOM...98-100.
                    TOP...84-86.
MIN HUMIDITY........BOTTOM...9-11 PERCENT.
                    TOP...15-17 PERCENT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VALLEYS...DOWNSLOPE 0-2 MPH BECOMING UPVALLEY 5-10 MPH.
                    RIDGES...SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 10 MPH.
CEILING.............NONE.
VISIBILITY..........UNRESTRICTED.

$$
FORECASTER...STOCKTON
REQUESTED BY...KIP VAN DE WATER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160924.GAPFI.01/MFR



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