Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FORK PEAK...WA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
634 PM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1811 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER LEVEL FLOW WILL TURN MORE SOUTHWESTERLY TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY
WITH INCREASING ONSHORE FLOW AND COOLER TEMPERATURES. UPPER LOW
OFF SOUTH OREGON COAST WILL PUSH INTO OREGON WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.
NOT A LOT OF RAIN...BUT SOME SCATTERED SHOWERS. NOT ENOUGH FOR A
SOAKING RAIN.

HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE REGION LATER FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.
AT SAME TIME...LOW PRESSURE WILL BUILD UP THE COAST FRIDAY NIGHT
AND SATURDAY...WITH INCREASING EAST WINDS ON SATURDAY. NOT AS
STRONG OR AS DRY AS THOSE LAST WEEK...BUT STILL WARM AND DRY.


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                        20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
EXPECTED RAINFALL...FROM A FEW DROPS TO MAYBE 0.02 INCH.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....53-58.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO SOUTHWEST 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2100...
                        THEN VARIABLE 0-1 MPH.
VISIBILITY..........UNLIMITED.
CEILING.............MOSTLY 20,000 FEET...BUT WILL SEE
                        SCATTERED CLOUDS AT 9000 FT.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).

DETAILS FOR TONIGHT (MON NIGHT)...
  TIME (LOCAL)...   8 PM   10 PM    MID   2 AM   4 AM
  CLOUD COVERAGE.    75%    80%    80%    90%    90%
  TEMP...........     64     61     58     56     54
  RH.............    59%    70%    80%    87%    90%


.WEDNESDAY (17 SEPT)...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. 40 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                      MAINLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR (%).............LESS THAN 5 PERCENT.
EXPECTED RAINFALL...FROM 0.01 TO 0.10 INCH.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 2-5 MPH.
VISIBILITY..........6 MILES OR BETTER.
CEILING.............MAIN BASES RUNNING 3500 TO 4000 FEET.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).

DETAILS FOR TONIGHT (TUE)...
  TIME (LOCAL)...   8 AM   10 AM   NOON   2 PM   4 PM
  CLOUD COVERAGE.    95%    95%    95%    90%    90%
  TEMP...........     57     59     62     64     65
  RH.............    92%    88%    80%    74%    69%

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...SHOWERS LIKELY. LOWS 50-55. HIGHS NEAR 65. WEST
TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 3-7 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 70-80 PCT.
.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
52 TO 57. HIGHS 65 TO 70. WEST WINDS 4 TO 6 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 65-75 PCT.
.SATURDAY...MORNING CLOUDS...THEN SUNNY. LOWS IN 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID TO UPPER 70S. EAST WINDS 2-5 MPH EARLY...INCREASING
TO 7-10 MPH WITH GUSTS 20-25 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 25-35 PCT.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 79 TO 84.
EAST WINDS 5-10 MPH EARLY...THEN EASING TO 1-3 MPH. MINIMUM
HUMIDITY 35-45 PCT.


$$
FORECASTER...ROCKEY
REQUESTED BY...BECCA SUTTON
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140916.FORKP.01/PQR


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