Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 250201
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Spot Forecast for Gale...BLM
National Weather Service Medford OR
701 PM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1900 PDT on June 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM SUNDAY TO 11 PM PDT MONDAY
FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ON DRY FUELS FOR FIRE WEATHER ZONE 624...

.DISCUSSION...Very hot, dry weather continues this weekend. An
upper trough approaches from the southwest and brings a chance for
thunderstorms to much of the area Sunday afternoon through Monday
evening. The greatest concentration of storms will be in the
mountains. Storms may also occur Sunday night, and these would
tend to be dry, and are more likely to affect western valleys.
Significant lightning is possible with these storms and may lead
to increased initial attack.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Min temperature.....56.
Max humidity........54-66 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northeast winds to 2 mph becoming east 1 to 3 mph
                    around midnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......10500 ft AGL decreasing to 100-500 ft AGL late
                    in the evening.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning then becoming partly
                    cloudy.
Max temperature.....94-95.
Min humidity........14 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....southeast winds 1 to 3 mph becoming south late morning,
                    then becoming southwest early to mid afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 13900-14500 ft AGL.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Isolated showers and
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
Min temperature.....55-56.
Max humidity........80-85 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest winds 2 to 4 mph in the evening
                    becoming southwest winds to 2 mph late evening.
                    Variable winds 3 to 6 mph with gusts to 10 mph near
                    thunderstorms in the evening.
CWR.................4 percent.
LAL.................2.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 200-400 ft AGL late
                    in the evening.

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny in the morning, then partly cloudy with a
                    slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
Max temperature.....85-87.
Min humidity........22 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest winds to 2 mph becoming southwest 2 to 4 mph
                    late morning, then becoming northwest winds 2 to 4 mph
                    mid to late afternoon. Variable winds 4 to 8 with gusts
                    to 12 mph near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................2.
Mixing height.......11500 ft AGL.

$$
Forecaster...NELAIMISCHKIES
Requested by...LIFC
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1711564.0/MFR



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