Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Major Creek G1 Piles...USFS
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
604 AM PST Tue Feb 21 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 PST on February 21.
***Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds***
***Winds are 20 foot 10-minute averages***
***CWR-Chance of wetting rain 0.10 or greater***

If you have questions or concerns with this forecast, please
contact our office at (541) 276-8134.

.DISCUSSION...A disturbance moving through the burn area will
bring rain this morning tapering off to light showers in the
afternoon. light winds this morning will become westerly 10-15 mph
this morning. Tonight there will be a few light rain and snow
showers in the evening with winds increasing to 12-18 mph in the
evening before decreasing overnight. Wednesday will be cooler with
a chance of rain and snow showers in the afternoon. Winds will be
lighter. Cooler but mostly dry weather with winds under 10 mph
will continue through the rest of the week.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain likely in the morning, then rain
                    in the afternoon.
CWR.................74 percent.
Max temperature.....40.
Min humidity........85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Upslope less than 5 mph becoming west winds 5
                    to 11 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Ridgetop wind.......Light less than 5 mph becoming west to northwest
                    8 to 18 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......400-2200 ft AGL increasing to 3100 ft AGL late
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Light winds less than 5 mph becoming northwest
                    10 to 16 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow
                    showers in the evening.
CWR.................3 percent.
Min temperature.....27-30.
Max humidity........95-98 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 8 to 17 mph decreasing to 6 to 12 mph
                    after midnight.
Ridgetop wind.......West to northwest winds 15 to 25 mph.
Mixing height.......1500-3100 ft AGL decreasing to 1000-1100 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....West winds 15 to 20 mph decreasing to 10 to 15
                    mph after midnight.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers and a
                    slight chance of rain showers in the afternoon.
CWR.................5 percent.
Max temperature.....37-41.
Min humidity........68-72 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 4 to 9 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......West winds 8 to 15 mph
Mixing height.......1100-1500 ft AGL increasing to 3900-5600 ft AGL
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....West winds 8 to 14 mph increasing to 13 to 19
                    mph in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...Perry
Requested by...R. Rose
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702513.0/PDT
.EMAIL rrose@fs.fed.us



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