Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Vets Memorial Hand Piles...USFS - KNF - Goosenest RD
National Weather Service Medford OR
706 PM PST Wed Jan 17 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 PST on January 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A cold front will continue eastward with rain
spreading across the area late tonight into Thursday. A
colder, showery pattern will follow Thursday night through
Saturday night with most of the showers during Thursday night.
Another strong, wet front will arrive Sunday with snow likely
to continue into Monday. Another strong, wet system could move
in Tuesday night or Wednesday.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Rain....heaviest from 6 AM to noon. Total
                    around 0.65 inches.
Max temperature.....Around 44 decreasing to 41 in the afternoon.
Min humidity........57-62 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph with gusts to 15 mph
                    becoming southwest 4 to 8 mph in the afternoon
                    then northwest 2 to 5 mph around 4 pm.
Mixing height.......1200 ft AGL increasing to 4500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 24 mph decreasing to 12 mph.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Rain showers in the evening, then snow showers.
                    Total rain around 0.20 inches then less than an
                    inch of snow.
Min temperature.....Around 25.
Max humidity........96 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Northwest 2 to 5 mph becoming variable 1 to 3 mph.
Mixing height.......Falling to 1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph becoming west 8 mph.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers through around 9 AM in the
                    morning, then a chance of snow showers. Less than
                    an inch of snow.
Max temperature.....Around 35.
Min humidity........52-57 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....Variable winds 1 to 3 mph becoming southwest
                    2 to 4 mph in the morning then west at 2 to 4 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL increasing to 4000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 12 mph.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...
Mostly cloudy with a chance of light snow showers. No accumulation.
Lows near 20. Highs in the mid to upper 30s. West winds around 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...
Snow...possibly mixed with rain. Precipitation mainly in the
afternoon into Sunday night. Lows in the upper 20s. Highs in the upper
30s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
.MONDAY...
Light snow showers likely...mainly in the morning. Lows in the upper
20s. Highs near 40. Southeast winds 2 to 5 mph.

$$
Forecaster...WEYGAND
Requested by...John Brodbeck
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800468.1/MFR



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