Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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Spot Forecast for Fanno Ridge Test SAR Lost Tux...Mountain Wave Search and Rescue
National Weather Service Portland OR
809 AM PST Thu Feb 23 2017

Forecast is based on incident time of 0900 PST on February 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service Portland, Oregon office.

...Snow showers and low clouds persist through Friday...

.DISCUSSION...
Snow showers develop later this morning and become increasingly
likely this afternoon. Ceilings will remain close to the terrain, resulting
in reduced visibilites and obstructed terrain. Snow showers will continue at
times through Friday. South wind gusts increase to 30 mph late Friday night.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly to mostly cloudy. Snow showers possible this
                    morning, becoming increasingly likely this afternoon.
Max temperature.....38-43.
Surface winds.......West 7 to 11 mph with gusts to 20 mph.
Rainfall amount.....0.07 inches.
Snow level..........900-1100 ft.
CEILING (KFT).......2.8 MSL.

TIME (PST)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............34     38     41     40     37
Surface wind....W 7    W 10   W 10   W 10   W 10
Surface wnd gst. 15     15     20     20     20

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Increasing clouds. Chance of snow showers early,
    but diminishing chances late.
Min temperature.....30-33.
Surface winds.......Northwest winds 4 to 7 mph becoming light and variable to 4 mph late.
Rainfall amount.....0.07 inches.
Snow level..........300-1200 ft.
CEILING (KFT).......2.0 MSL.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow showers.
Max temperature.....39-43.
Surface winds.......Variable to 5 mph becoming south 7 to 13 mph by late morning.
Rainfall amount.....0.39 inches.
Snow level..........300-800 ft increasing to 1300 ft beginning late
                    afternoon.
CEILING (KFT).......2.3MSL.

$$
Forecaster...Cullen
Requested by...Scott Weishaar
Type of request...SAR
.TAG 1702663.0/PQR
.EMAIL scott.weishaar@noaa.gov


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