Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 060509
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WOODRUFF 5...USFS HIGH CASCADES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
1009 PM PDT TUE MAY 5 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1825 PDT ON MAY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW WILL PASS OVER THE BURN SITE...BRINGING COOLER
TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING HUMIDITIES WEDNESDAY...BUT
DOWNSLOPING/DOWNVALLEY WINDS ON THURSDAY WILL QUICKLY BRING WARMER
TEMPERATURES AND DRY HUMIDITIES BACK TO THE AREA. EXPECT A CHANCE OF
SHOWERS WEDNESDAY AND WEDNESDAY NIGHT...WITH SNOW LEVELS JUST BARELY
ABOVE THE BURN ELEVATION WEDNESDAY NIGHT. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR
HEAVIER SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE CASCADES WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON. THESE COULD CAUSE PERIODS OF STRONGER DOWNVALLEY WINDS
DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-40 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH TO NORTHWEST 2 TO 4 MPH. SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE MOUNTAINS TO THE EAST
                    COULD CAUSE DOWNVALLEY GUSTS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1000 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO 5500-6500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 15 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT NORTHEAST WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500-1000 FT AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 8 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1000 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    AROUND 5500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 18 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

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FORECASTER...NIEUWENHUIS
REQUESTED BY...JOSLIN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150506.WOODR.01/MFR



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