Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Spot Forecast for Townsite East RX...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
847 PM PDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 2100 PDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A broad area of low pressure aloft will move in from
the west, moving over the burn area Saturday. This will bring in
much cooler and moister conditions with showers. Isolated
thunderstorms are possible Saturday afternoon. Precipitation will
taper off early next week as the low moves out and high pressure
builds in from the west. A quarter of an inch or more of rain is
expected on the burn area Friday through Sunday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy with a chance of rain showers.
Max temperature.....56-58.
Min humidity........49-53 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light becoming southwest 3-5 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light becoming southwest 10 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Near surface rising to 10000 feet AGL.
Transport winds.....Light becoming south 20 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy with a chance of rain showers in
                    the evening, then mostly cloudy with a chance
                    of rain and snow showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....29-31.
Max humidity........96-100 percent.
Eye level winds.....West 3-5 mph in the evening becoming light.
Wind (20 ft)........West 10 mph becoming light.
Mixing height.......10000 ft AGL decreasing to near the surface.               early in the evening.
Transport winds.....South 20 mph becoming light.
CWR.................20 percent.
LAL.................1.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain and snow
                    showers in the morning, then a chance of rain
                    showers, snow showers and a slight chance of
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-50.
Min humidity........51-55 percent.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming west 3-5 mph in the
                    afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming west 10 mph in the
                    afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds expected
                    near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Near surface rising to 8000 feet AGL.
Transport winds.....Light becoming west 15 mph.
CWR.................40 percent.
LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...STOCKTON
Requested by...Burn Boss
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807730.2/MFR



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