Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 221301
FWSPDT

SPOT FORECAST FOR SOUTH FORK COMPLEX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
600 AM PDT MON SEP 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1801 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SHIFT IN THE WEATHER PATTERN WILL OCCUR STARTING
TODAY AS ONE LOW LEAVES THE AREA TO THE SOUTHEAST AND ANOTHER
APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.  INCREASING MOISTURE AND CLOUDINESS WILL
OCCUR DURING THE PERIOD WITH ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS TODAY AND TONIGHT.  IN ADDITION...WINDS WILL BECOME
QUITE GUSTY TODAY AND TOMORROW AS A STRONGER WEATHER SYSTEM
APPROACHES THE REGION.

***THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS***
***WINDS ARE 20 FOOT 10 MINUTE AVERAGES***
***CWR-CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN 0.10 OR GREATER***
***FORECAST IS VALID FOR 12 HOURS AFTER ISSUANCE***

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    15 MPH BECOMING WEST 4 TO 8 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    15 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 9500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

        TEMPERATURE     HUMIDITY     20-FT WIND (MPH)
1000        64             46           SSE 5-7G15
1200        72             35           SW 4-6G15
1400        73             30           W-SW 6-8G15
1600        74             32           W 6-8G15
1800        65             40           W 5-7

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................10.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....54.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 6 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH DECREASING TO 3 TO 6 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH GUSTING TO 20 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH GUSTING TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).

$$
FORECASTER...STEPHEN BIEDA III
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140921.SOUTH.01/PDT








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