Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Catherine Zone Pile burn...USFS
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
843 AM PST Mon Feb 27 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 PST on February 27.
***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...The Cascade Range will have numerous snow showers
today...and scattered snow and rain showers will develop along the
Eastern Columbia River Gorge.  Afternoon temperatures today will be
in the mid to upper 30s at the burn site...and little to no snow
accumulations are expected.  The weather pattern changes little for
the next 24 hours...so the chance of snow will continue through
early Tuesday morning.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow mixed with rain
                    showers.
CWR.................10 percent.
Max temperature.....35.
Min humidity........75 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5-10 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......West winds 6-12 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL increasing to 4000 ft AGL
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 15-22 mph.
Haines Index........3 (very low).

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of snow showers.
CWR.................20 percent.
Min temperature.....28.
Max humidity........95 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 6-12 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......West winds 8-14 mph.
Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL decreasing to 1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 21 mph.
Haines Index........2 (very low).

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of snow showers
                    in the morning, then a slight chance of rain
                    showers in the afternoon.
CWR.................less than 10 percent.
Max temperature.....38-42.
Min humidity........70-75 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 8-12 mph gusting to 22 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......West winds 10-15 mph gusting to 26 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL
                    in the late morning and early afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 25 mph.
Haines Index........3 (very low).

$$

Forecaster...Wister
Requested by...Walter Vicente
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1703004.0/PDT
.EMAIL wvicente@fs.fed.us



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