Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 301534
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LODGEPOLE HANDPILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
834 AM PDT THU OCT 30 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON OCTOBER 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SOUTH FLOW WILL PREVAIL TODAY IN ADVANCE OF A COLD
FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE PACIFIC. TODAY SHOULD REMAIN DRY. RAIN
SHOULD BE SLOW TO ARRIVE TONIGHT. SOUTH WINDS WILL BE GUSTY ABOVE
THE CANOPY. RAIN ARRIVES WITH THE FRONT FRIDAY MORNING WITH
SHOWERS POSSIBLE FRIDAY AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVEL THIS WEEKEND COULD
DROP TO NEAR 4500 FEET.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 40 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WIND 1-3 MPH INCREASING TO 3-6 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-80 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WIND 4-8 MPH SHIFTING SOUTHWEST 2-5 MPH LATE.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN EARLY...THEN A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-75 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 4-7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 10 MPH EARLY.
                    THEN...NORTHWEST WINDS 2-4 MPH. LATE MORNING THROUGH
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...COLDER. RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S.
HIGHS 37 TO 42. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS NEAR 40. WEST WINDS
5 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS 40 TO 46. EAST WINDS
5 TO 6 MPH.

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FORECASTER...STAVISH
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN CARTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141030.LODGE.01/MFR






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