Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 270521
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR 267...USDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
921 PM PST THU FEB 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PST ON FEBRUARY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD TROUGH WILL MOVE SOUTHWARD OVER THE AREA FRIDAY
AND FRIDAY NIGHT. EXPECT PLENTY OF SNOW SHOWERS DURING THIS TIME FRAME
WITH SEVERAL INCHES OF SNOW POSSIBLE...ESPECIALLY AT THE UPPER
ELEVATIONS. THERE IS ENOUGH COLD AIR ALOFT FOR A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDER TOO. AS THE UPPER TROUGH MOVES SOUTHEASTWARD, SNOW SHOWERS
WILL END SATURDAY AND STRONG OFFSHORE FLOW WILL ENSUE SATURDAY NIGHT
INTO SUNDAY MORNING. EXPECT GUSTY NORTHEAST WINDS AND LOWERING
HUMIDITY. DRY WEATHER WILL PREVAIL THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT, THEN THE NEXT
CHANCE OF VALLEY RAIN AND MOUNTAIN SNOW ARRIVES ON MONDAY.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS MAYBE MIXED WITH RAIN SHOWERS
                    AT LOWER ELEVATIONS.
                    SNOW LEVEL AROUND 4500 FT.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM.
                    SNOW ACCUMULATION 1-3 INCHES.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....33-36.
MIN HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 1-4 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2600 FT AGL IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 15-25 MPH.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
HAINES..............3.

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........SNOW SHOWERS.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM.
                    SNOW ACCUMULATION 1-3 INCHES.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....28-30.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST 0-2 MPH BECOMING NORTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL LOWERING TO 500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING NORTH.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS...
                    MAINLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SNOW ACCUMULATION UP TO AN INCH.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-40.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST 2-6 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 20-30 MPH.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...SPILDE
REQUESTED BY...MATT WATSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150227.267__.01/MFR



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