Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Spot Forecast for Blaine...KNF
National Weather Service Medford OR
1158 AM PDT Fri Sep 15 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1200 PDT on September 15.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Mid slope and ridge top RH recovery Saturday morning will be moderate.
Moderate and gusty northeast winds similar to what was seen on
Friday morning is expected again at the beginning of the forecast period.
Dry weather with a moderate Haines index of 5 will be possible on Saturday.
Southwest winds will increase Sunday ahead of a front that is expected to
bring higher humidities to the area on Sunday night into next week. The
best chances for wetting rain to begin will be Monday afternoon. The
freezing level will be lowering to 7000 feet AGL by Monday afternoon
and could further decrease to near 6500 feet AGL by Monday night.


.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy smoke.
Max temperature.....73 to 78 Degrees.
Min humidity........17 to 22 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest 0-2 mph becoming north in the
                    afternoon.
WIND (20 FT)........North 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......500 AGL increasing to 6800-7300 ft AGL by
                    noon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear. Patchy smoke.
Min temperature.....45 to 48 degrees.
Max humidity........55 to 60 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....North 0 to 1 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........North 1 to 3 MPH.
Mixing height.......6800-7300 ft AGL decreasing to 500 ft AGL
                    by midnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy smoke.
Max temperature.....Around 74 to 79 degrees.
Min humidity........20 to 25 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....West to northwest 1-3 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........West to northwest 5-8 mph.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL increasing to 5000 to 5600 ft AGL
                    this afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...

.SUNDAY NIGHT...
Mostly cloudy with a 20% chance of showers. Lows in the mid 40s.
West winds 0 to 2 mph. Chance of wetting rain 6%.
.MONDAY...Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Highs in
the low 60s. West winds 2-4 mph with 20 foot west winds 8 to 10
mph with gusts to 15 mph. Chance of wetting rain 20%.
.TUESDAY...
Mostly cloudy with a 40% chance of showers. Lows in the upper 30s.
Highs in the lower 60s. Northwest winds 1 to 3 mph. West 20 foot
winds 6 to 10 mph with gusts to 14 mph.

$$
Forecaster...SCHAAF
Requested by...Ron
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1715909.0/MFR



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