Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Medford, OR

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FNUS76 KMFR 181503
FWSMFR

SPOT FORECAST FOR MCBALDY...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR
703 AM PST THU DEC 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PST ON DECEMBER 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONGER FRONTAL SYSTEM MOVING IN FROM THE PACIFIC WILL CAUSE
SOUTH WINDS TO INCREASE TODAY. THIS EVENING THROUGH EARLY
FRIDAY MODERATE PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED. SNOW LEVELS ARE EXPECTED
TO BRIEFLY SURGE TO NEAR 6000 FEET THIS EVENING. THIS WEEKEND A
STRONG WARM FRONT WILL BRING MORE PRECIPITATION AND WIND AS WELL
AS RISING SNOW LEVELS. SNOW LEVELS WILL RISE FROM NEAR THIS AREA
EARLY ON SATURDAY TO NEAR 9000 FEET ON SUNDAY.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE RAIN AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5-10 MPH WITH GUSTS 10-15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN RAIN AND SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    SNOW LEVEL 5000 TO 6000 FEET.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10-20 MPH.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.


.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN AND SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW
                    SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7-12 MPH.
CWR.................97 PERCENT.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SATURDAY...
RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS AROUND 30. HIGHS NEAR 40.
SOUTHWEST EYE LEVEL WINDS 10-20 MPH.
.SUNDAY...
SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS 40 TO 46. WEST EYE LEVEL
WINDS 7 TO 15 MPH.
.MONDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
HIGHS IN THE MID TO UPPER 40S. NORTHWEST EYE LEVEL WINDS 3-7
MPH.

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FORECASTER...LUTZ
REQUESTED BY...JOSH SCHMALENBERGER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141218.MCBAL.01/MFR



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