Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 300438
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SPOT FORECAST FOR GAP...KLAMATH NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
938 PM PDT THU SEP 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1839 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...GRADUAL COOLING AND MOISTENING CONTINUES FRIDAY AS
AN UPPER TROUGH DROPS IN ALONG THE COAST. PRECIPITATION IS NOT
EXPECTED FRIDAY AND WINDS WILL BE SIMILAR TO THURSDAY. A
DISTURBANCE MOVES OVER THE INCIDENT BRINGING CLOUDS AND A SLIGHT
CHANCE OF SHOWERS FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL BE
EVEN COOLER AND HUMIDITIES HIGHER SATURDAY. THE MAIN TROUGH MOVES
THROUGH SUNDAY BRINGING WIDESPREAD RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW TO THE
AREA. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN JUST ABOVE THE INCIDENT,
BUT SOME SNOW CAN`T BE RULED OUT ON LOCAL PEAKS. IT WILL REMAIN
COOL AND SHOWERY INTO EARLY NEXT WEEK.

NOTE: FORECAST WINDS IN YESTERDAY`S SPOT LOOKED VERY SIMILAR TO
THE OBSERVATIONS SUBMITTED FROM THE LINE. IF THERE IS SOME
MISUNDERSTANDING, GIVE US A CALL SO WE CAN GET IT SORTED OUT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH NOON, THEN WEST 2-4
                    MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH NOON, THEN WEST 5-10
                    MPH.
CEILING.............NO RESTRICTION.
VISIBILITY..........NO RESTRICTION.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
CEILING.............1000-2000 FT AGL IN SHOWERS, OTHERWISE 5000 FT
                    AGL.
VISIBILITY..........3 MILES IN SHOWERS, OTHERWISE UNLIMITED.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 1-3 MPH.
CWR.................12 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH.
CEILING.............3000 FT AGL IN SHOWERS, OTHERWISE 6000 FT AGL.
VISIBILITY..........5 MILES IN SHOWERS, OTHERWISE UNLIMITED.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
.SUNDAY...
RAIN AND SNOW LIKELY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S. HIGHS
47 TO 57. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO
38. HIGHS 46 TO 56. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS NEAR 40. HIGHS
51 TO 61. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS 57 TO 67.
.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID TO
UPPER 40S. HIGHS 59 TO 69.

$$
FORECASTER...WRIGHT
REQUESTED BY...KIP VAN DE WATER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160929.GAP__.01/MFR



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