010  
FNUS76 KMFR 200140  
FWSMFR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR CHETCO BAR FIRE...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEDFORD OR  
640 PM PDT THU OCT 19 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0700 PDT ON OCTOBER 20.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A COOL, SHOWERY PATTERN IS EXPECTED OVER THE AREA FRIDAY THROUGH  
FRIDAY EVENING WITH MODERATE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS. A WARM  
FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA FRIDAY NIGHT INTO SATURDAY WITH  
ANOTHER PERIOD OF MODERATE TO PERHAPS BRIEFLY HEAVY RAINFALL.  
HEAVIEST RAIN WITH THIS FRONT LOOKS LIKE IT WILL OCCUR 1AM-10AM  
SATURDAY WITH PEAK RAINFALL RATES OF AROUND 0.25-0.40"/HOUR.  
ANOTHER PERIOD OF MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS (SLIGHTLY  
EAST OF DUE SOUTH) WILL ACCOMPANY THE RAINFALL WITH GUSTS UP AT  
THE HIGHER TERRAIN OF AROUND 40 MPH. SOME LIGHTER RAIN WILL  
PERSIST SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH SUNDAY, BUT WITH MUCH LOWER  
PRECIP RATES. IT WILL WARM UP AND DRY OUT QUICKLY MONDAY/TUESDAY  
NEXT WEEK, AND A PERIOD OF MODERATE TO LOCALLY STRONG EAST WINDS  
IS POSSIBLE MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY AS RHS FALL FROM HIGH TO  
MODERATE VALUES.  
 
*RAIN AMOUNTS BELOW ARE 12-HR AMOUNTS ENDING 5AM/5PM PDT, EXCEPT  
SUNDAY, WHICH IS A 24-HR AMOUNT ENDING 5 PM PDT.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS. RAINFALL: 0.33-0.50".  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-53.  
MIN HUMIDITY........85-90 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SSW 5-10 MPH. GUSTS TO 15 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........SSW 8-14 MPH. GUSTS TO 20 MPH.  
CWR.................100 PERCENT.  
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. RAINFALL: 0.33-0.50".  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SSW 5-10 MPH BECOMING SSE 10-20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SSW 8-14 MPH BECOMING SSE 12-22 MPH. GUSTS UP TO  
35 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CWR.................70 PERCENT INCREASING TO 100 PERCENT AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN, WINDY. RAINFALL: 0.75-1.25".  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........90-93 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.  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SUNDAY
 
 
RAIN. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO  
16 MPH. 24-RAINFALL ENDING 5 PM SUNDAY: 0.33-0.50".    
MONDAY
 
 
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. AREAS OF FOG. LOWS IN THE  
LOWER 50S. HIGHS 64 TO 74. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.    
TUESDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. AREAS OF FOG. LOWS 52 TO 58. HIGHS IN THE MID TO  
UPPER 70S. NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...SPILDE  
REQUESTED BY...RICH RENEAU  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1716895.13/MFR  
 
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