Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 271702
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SPOT FORECAST FOR 790 FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1002 AM PDT WED AUG 27 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0926 PDT ON AUGUST 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A STRONG RIDGE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING HOT AND DRY
WEATHER WITH MODERATE RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERIES AT MID SLOPES AND
RIDGES THROUGH FRIDAY.  WEAK SURFACE LOW PRESSURE ALONG THE COAST WILL
BRING LIGHT OFFSHORE FLOW THIS MORNING AND AGAIN TONIGHT INTO FRIDAY
MORNING. AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL APPROACH FRIDAY AND MOVE THROUGH
THE AREA SATURDAY. THIS WILL BRING A COOLING TREND AND SOME BREEZY
AND GUSTY WESTERLY WINDS. WINDS WILL BE STRONGEST ON FRIDAY AND
TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLEST ON SATURDAY. SOME MOISTURE AND WEAK
INSTABILITY WITH THIS TROUGH WILL ALSO PRODUCE A FEW CUMULUS BUILDUPS
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-31 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT BECOMING WEST 3-4 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE RISING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........LIGHT BECOMING WEST 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF SMOKE IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-59.
MAX HUMIDITY........55-59 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST 3-4 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL LOWERING TO NEAR THE SURFACE.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-34 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST 4-6 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE RISING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........LIGHT BECOMING WEST 10-15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

$$
FORECASTER...STOCKTON
REQUESTED BY...MIKE HOLGUIN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140827.790FI.01/MFR




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