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FNUS76 KMFR 230447  
FWSMFR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR COVE...USFS, MODOC NF  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
947 PM PDT TUE AUG 22 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0600 PDT ON AUGUST 23.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM PDT THIS EVENING
 
   
..RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM TO 8 PM PDT WEDNESDAY
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE  
THROUGH AROUND 1 AM. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF AN ADDITIONAL  
SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM OVERNIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY MORNING. THE  
RISK OF THUNDERSTORMS INCREASES AGAIN WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON  
THOUGH WITH SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EXPECTED ALTHOUGH COVERAGE  
WILL BE GREATER NORTH TO NORTHEAST OF THE FIRE. AFTERNOON  
WESTERLY WINDS WILL BE BREEZY THURSDAY AFTERNOON WITH THE  
BEGINNING OF A STRONG WARMING AND DRYING TREND.  
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN SCATTERED  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-83.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 0 TO 3 MPH BECOMING  
WEST 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST UP TO 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 12 MPH.  
CWR.................1 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3.  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-55.  
MAX HUMIDITY........55-62 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 MPH.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....81-86.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 0 TO 2 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
5 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 12 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 22 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO 18 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
FRIDAY
 
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS 80 TO 90. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS 85 TO 95. WEST  
WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS 85 TO 95. SOUTHWEST  
WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...WEYGAND  
REQUESTED BY...AMANDA SHOAF  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1714409.8/MFR  
 
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