Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HORSESHOE...USFS GP
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
227 PM PDT SAT JUL 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1342 PDT ON JULY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...BROAD HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE AREA. COLUMN POTENTIAL TO
6000 FEET AGL POSSIBLE TODAY. INVERSIONS IN PLACE TONIGHT AND THE
NEXT FEW NIGHTS WITH A THERMAL BELT AROUND 6500 FEET MSL TONIGHT.
THERMAL SURFACE LOW OVER EASTERN WASHINGTON WILL SHIFT WEST SUNDAY
BRINGING INCREASED INSTABILITY.  INVERSION LIFTING AROUND 1000
HOURS WITH MIXING TO AROUND 8000 FEET AGL SUNDAY.

NOTE: RIDGETOP REFERS TO GENERAL WIND AT 7000 FEET MSL.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 7 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 19 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST 9 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..3 (VERY LOW).
MIXING HEIGHT (AGL).6000 FEET.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-64.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH BECOMING DRAINAGE
                    3 TO 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHEAST 8 MPH SHIFTING TO EAST 15 MPH AFTER
                    0200.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..3 (VERY LOW).
MIXING HEIGHT (AGL).3000 FEET LOWERING TO LESS THAN 500 FEET AFTER
                    2200 HOURS.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING EAST AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER 2200 HOURS.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST 4 TO 7 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......EAST 12 MPH DECREASING TO SOUTHEAST 5 MPH AROUND
                    1100 HOURS.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).
MIXING HEIGHT (AGL).8000 FEET AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 8 MPH NEAR
                    1000 THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH NEAR
                    1400 HOURS.


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FORECASTER...JBONK
REQUESTED BY...SEAN DEPP
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150704.HORSE.01/PQR



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