Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 211357
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR BEN YOUNG RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
657 AM PDT TUE APR 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON APRIL 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL BOUNDARY WILL DEVELOP ALONG AND NEAR THE CASCADES TODAY
YIELDING GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS BEHIND IT THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
INSTABILITY DEVELOPING ALONG AND EAST OF THE CASCADES AND TRINITY
ALPS WILL LEAD TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
BETWEEN MID AFTERNOON AND MID EVENING TODAY. COOLER CONDITIONS THE
REMAINDER OF THIS WEEK WILL ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY INCREASING
CHANCES FOR WETTING RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW. THE CHANCES FOR WETTING
PRECIPITATION IS GREATEST LATE THIS WEEKEND INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING. INCREASING CLOUDS
                    THIS AFTERNOON WITH SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....VARIABLE 0-2 MPH, BECOMING NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO 9 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL OR LESS, INCREASING TO 3500 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN TO 8,000-12,000 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........VARIABLE 5 MPH OR LESS, BECOMING NORTHWEST 10-20
                    MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
CWR.................7 PERCENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 3-6 MPH WITH GUSTS 9 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING. BECOMING NORTHEAST 3 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......FALLING TO 500-1500 FT AGL OR LESS AROUND MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10-20 MPH BECOMING NORTH-NORTHEAST
                    10 MPH OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................51 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-30 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH 3-5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 3-5 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 10-15 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 10-15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...LUTZ
REQUESTED BY...RYAN ROMERO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150421.BENYO.01/MFR



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