Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 301843
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BUCKSKIN FIRE...USFS/ ROGUE/SISKIYOU
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1143 AM PDT TUE JUN 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1059 PDT ON JUNE 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
OFFSHORE FLOW TONIGHT THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING WILL BE ABOUT 10 MPH
STRONGER THAN WAS OBSERVED LAST NIGHT INTO THIS TUESDAY MORNING. THIS
WILL RESULT IN DIMINISHED RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERIES ON MID AND
UPPER SLOPES AND RIDGES. WHILE WINDS WILL DIMINISH DURING THE DAY ON
WEDNESDAY IT WILL BE HOTTER AND DRIER. WEDNESDAY NIGHT THROUGH
THROUGH THURSDAY MORNING WILL RESULT IN SIMILAR WINDS WITH LESSER
RECOVERIES. THE HAINES INDEX WILL REACH A MAXIMUM FOR THE FORECAST
PERIOD TONIGHT AND THEN WILL LOWER SLIGHTLY ON WEDNESDAY DUE TO
INCREASING MID LEVEL SUBSIDENCE.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64 VALLEYS TO 74 RIDGE TOPS.
MAX HUMIDITY........
 RIDGES/UPPER SLOPES...40-60 PERCENT.
 SLOPES/LOWER VALLEYS..60-80 PERCENT

EYE LEVEL WINDS.....
 RIDGES/UPPER SLOPES...NORTHEAST 12-18 MPH WITH GUSTS 20-30 MPH.
 SLOPES/LOWER VALLEYS..DOWN SLOPE AND DOWN VALLEY WINDS 3-5 MPH
                       WITH GUSTS 5-10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5.
WIND (20 FT)........
 RIDGES/UPPER SLOPES...NORTHEAST 20-30 MPH WITH GUSTS 30-40 MPH.
 SLOPES/LOWER VALLEYS..DOWN SLOPE AND DOWN VALLEY WINDS 5-15 MPH.


.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....99F VALLEY TO 89F RIDGE TOP.
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT VALLEY TO 25 PERCENT RIDGE TOP.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....
 RIDGES/UPPER SLOPES...NORTHEAST 12-18 MPH WITH GUSTS 20-30 MPH
                       EARLY, DIMINISHING THROUGH THE MORNING,
                       THEN BECOMING WEST 2-5 MPH DURING THE
                       AFTERNOON.
 SLOPES/LOWER VALLEYS..DOWN SLOPE AND DOWN VALLEY WINDS 3-5 MPH
                       WITH GUSTS 5-10 MPH BECOMING UP SLOPE
                       AND UP VALLEY 1-3 MPH LATE MORNING ONWARD.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4.
WIND (20 FT)........
 RIDGES/UPPER SLOPES...NORTHEAST 15-30 MPH WITH GUSTS 30-40 MPH
                       EARLY, DIMINISHING THROUGH THE MORNING,
                       THEN BECOMING WEST 5-10 MPH DURING THE
                       AFTERNOON.
 SLOPES/LOWER VALLEYS..DOWN SLOPE AND DOWN VALLEY WINDS 5-15 MPH
                       BECOMING UP SLOPE AND UP VALLEY 5-10 MPH
                       LATE MORNING ONWARD.

$$
FORECASTER...LUTZ
REQUESTED BY...JUSTIN HOLLOWAY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150630.BUCKS.01/MFR



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