Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 051452
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST DREWS RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
652 AM PST THU MAR 5 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PST ON MARCH 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS TO CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND...
...MAINLY WESTERLY WINDS IN THE TRANSPORT LAYER...

.DISCUSSION...WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE FOR THE
REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK INTO THE WEEKEND AS THE RIDGE STRENGTHENS
OVER THE WEST COAST. HIGHS WILL INCREASE BY 3 TO 5 DEGREES EACH
DAY WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITY COMING DOWN INTO THE UPPER TEENS.
20-FT WINDS WILL BE LIGHT SO SLOPE WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO DOMINATE.
HOWEVER A MORE WESTERLY TRANSPORT WINDS COULD PRESENT ISSUE WITH
SMOKE MOVING INTO THE LAKEVIEW AREA.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........42 AT IGNITION...MAX 55.
RH..................36 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 18 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE INCREASING
                    TO 5500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 9 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 23.
RH..................MAX 74 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 2 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL IN THE EVENING THEN DECREASING TO
                    400 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 8 MPH IN THE EVENING THEN DECREASING
                    TO SOUTHWEST 2-3 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 57.
RH..................MIN 21 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....UPSLOPE WINDS 1 TO 3 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$ FORECASTER...BUNNAG/SVEN
REQUESTED BY...COLEY NEIDER TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150305.WESTD.01/MFR



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