Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 191449
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Spot Forecast for WARD...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
745 AM PDT Sat Aug 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 PDT on August 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure offshore and a strengthening thermal trough near the
coast will produce increasing northerly winds across far
southwest Oregon today. Gusty winds out of the north to northwest
are expected in the afternoon and evening. Winds will decrease
overnight. Another period of gusty northerly winds is expected
again Sunday by later afternoon.

The flow aloft weakens and shifts to southerly Monday then moisture
and instability are expected to arrive Tuesday. Thunderstorms will
be possible Tuesday and Wednesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of smoke.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........30 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Light and variable 1 to 2 mph except north to
                    northeast winds 1 to 4 mph near ridgetop becoming
                    north to northwest 2 to 5 mph in the afternoon.  Gusts
                    to 8 mph in the mid to late afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........Light and variable 2 to 4 mph except north to
                    northeast winds 4 to 8 mph becoming north to northwest
                    6 to 12 mph in the afternoon. Gusts to 18 mph
                    in the mid to late afternoon.
Mixing height.......400 ft AGL increasing to to 2000-2500 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North around 8-12 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear. Areas of smoke.
Min temperature.....Around 54.
Max humidity........55 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....North to northwest winds 3 to 5 mph becoming
                    with gusts to 10 mph becoming  downslope
                    0 to 2 mph around midnight.
WIND (20 FT)........North to northwest winds 8 to 12 mph becoming
                    with gusts to 22 mph becoming  downslope
                    1 to 4 mph around midnight.
Mixing height.......700-2300 ft AGL decreasing to 200-300 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Transport winds.....North 10 to 14 mph decreasing to 4 to 8 mph
                    around midnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of smoke.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........28 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Light and variable 0 to 2 mph becoming upslope
                    1 to 3 mph late in the morning then becoming
                    north to northwest 2 to 4 mph in the afternoon.
                    Gusts to 8 mph in the late afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........Light and variable 1 to 3 mph becoming upslope
                    3 to 6 mph late in the morning then becoming
                    north to northwest 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon.
                    Gusts to 18 mph in the late afternoon.
Mixing height.......200-500 ft AGL increasing to 2500-3000 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North around 3-5 mph increasing 8-10 mph in the
                    afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

$$
Forecaster...CLARSTROM
Requested by...Michael Haisten
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714310.4/MFR



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