Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Spot Forecast for Goosenest Piles...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
836 PM PST Mon Feb 20 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 PST on February 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Strong winds resulting from the overhead low pressure
system will gradually decrease through the evening Tuesday, but snow
showers are likely to continue through Wednesday, with total snowfall
of 3 to 5 inches likely by Thursday morning.  Mixing will be excellent
through Thursday, but temperatures should remain on the cold side for
the next week or so.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Snow likely in the morning, then snow showers
                    likely in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 38.
Min humidity........around 50 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest winds around 15 mph with gusts up to
                    25 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest winds 20 to 25 mph with gusts up to
                    45 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 5600-6900 ft AGL in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 30 mph.
CWR.................60 percent.
LAL.................1.

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy with a chance of snow showers.
Min temperature.....Around 25.
Max humidity........100 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest winds around 5 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........Southwest winds around 8 mph.
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 2500-3000 ft AGL overnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................1.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Snow showers likely.
Max temperature.....Around 33.
Min humidity........Around 45 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest around 5 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........Northwest around 8 mph.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 6100-6800 ft AGL in the late
                    morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
CWR.................55 percent.
LAL.................1.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...
Snow showers likely. Lows around 18. Highs in the lower 30s. West
winds 5 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...
Mostly cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows around 18.
Highs in the lower 30s. Southwest winds around 5 mph.
.SATURDAY...
Cloudy with a chance of snow showers. Lows in the lower 20s.
Highs in the lower to mid 30s. South winds 5 to 6 mph.

$$
Forecaster...NIEUWENHUIS
Requested by...Riley Spivey
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702364.0/MFR



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