Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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Spot Forecast for Chetco Bar Fire...USFS
National Weather Service Medford OR
345 PM PDT Fri Oct 20 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0700 PDT on October 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Off/on showers will longer this evening. Steady rain will
arrive around midnight tonight and could be moderate to heavy at times
from late tonight into Saturday morning. Rainfall amounts from late
tonight through noon Saturday (18 hours) are expected to range
between 1.75 and 2.50 inches. Steady rain will continue Saturday
afternoon through Saturday night, but amounts will be lighter
(0.50-0.75 of an inch). Intermittent light rain will linger into
Sunday, then dry weather returns Sunday night and will last into
all of next week. Moderate south to southwest winds are possible
late tonight into Saturday with gusts up to 40 mph on the higher
terrain. Also there`s a chance of moderate to locally strong
east winds Monday night into Tuesday as RHs fall from high to
moderate values.


.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Rain., wind. Rainfall 1.50-2.00"
Max temperature.....55-60.
Min humidity........93-97 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SSE becoming S 10-20 mph. Gusts to 25 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........South 12-25 mph with gusts to around 40 mph.
CWR.................100 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......1400 ft AGL.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Rain. Rainfall 0.25-0.50 of an inch.
Min temperature.....51-53.
Max humidity........100 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....South 10-20 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........South 15 to 25 mph with gusts to 35 mph.
CWR.................100 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......700-1000 ft AGL.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Rain likely in the morning, then showers likely
                    in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....60-62.
Min humidity........80 percent.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....South 6-11 mph.
WIND (20 FT)........South 10-18 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph.
CWR.................85 percent.
LAL.................1.
Mixing height.......2100 ft AGL.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...
Warmer. Partly cloudy. Patchy fog in the morning. Lows in the
lower 50s. Highs 64 to 74. East winds 5 to 15 mph.
.TUESDAY...
Mostly clear. Areas of fog in the morning. Lows in the 50s.
Highs 74 to 80. Northeast winds 5-15 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...
Mostly clear. Patchy fog. Lows near 50. Highs 68 to 78. North
winds 5 to 11 mph.

$$
Forecaster...PETRUCELLI
Requested by...Rich Reneau
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716895.14/MFR



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