Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 041817
FWSPDT

SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST FORK...JDIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
1117 AM PDT TUE AUG 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1038 PDT ON AUGUST 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT AND UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL DROP DOWN FROM THE
NORTHWEST THIS AFTERNOON. THE MAIN IMPACT OF THIS APPROACHING
FRONT WILL BE INCREASING NORTHWEST WINDS AND DRIER RELATIVE
HUMIDITY LEVELS. THE FRONT COULD ALSO PRODUCE SOME ISOLATED SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING, HOWEVER
THE BEST CHANCES WILL BE TO THE EAST OF THIS LOCATION. THE THREAT
OF PRECIPITATION RETURN ON WEDNESDAY, BUT AGAIN THE BEST CHANCES
WILL LINGER TO THE EAST OF THIS AREA.

***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.........MAINLY SUNNY WITH PATCHY SMOKE. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS OR A THUNDERSTORM AFTER
                    1500
CWR.................NEAR 0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE 4 TO 8 MPH BECOMING
                    BECOMING WEST TO NORTHWEST BETWEEN 1200-1400.
                    WIND SPEEDS INCREASING TO 6 TO 10 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 16 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST TO NORTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1 UNTIL 1500 THEN 2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................NEAR 0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    17 MPH. WINDS DECREASING TO 2 TO 5 MPH OVERNIGHT.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WIND 7 TO 14 MPH.
LAL.................2 THROUGH 2000 THEN 1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. A FEW CUMULUS BUILDUPS
                    OR SHOWERS EAST OF THE FIRE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    WEST TO NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST TO NORTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

$$
FORECASTER...FX
REQUESTED BY...KATIE CARY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150804.WESTF.02/PDT


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