Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUE CREEK...DEPT OF NATURAL RESOURCES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
512 AM PDT SAT AUG 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2134 PDT ON JULY 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING FOR HOT...DRY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS IN EFFECT
UNTIL 10 PM PDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITIES
WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE WEEKEND. HAINES THREAT WILL BE MODERATE TO
HIGH OVER THE FIRE AREA WITH A RED FLAG WARNING CONTINUING THROUGH
TODAY. INCREASING HIGH LEVEL MOISTURE WILL BEGIN TO LOWER THE HAINES
THREAT SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THIS MOISTURE WILL EVENTUALLY BRING THE
THREAT OF THUNDERSTORMS TO THE BURN AREA AS WELL...POSSIBLY AS EARLY
AS SUNDAY NIGHT.

***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.........SUNNY...WITH A FEW CUMULUS CLOUDS OVER THE
                    HIGHER RIDGES THIS AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....93-95.
MIN HUMIDITY........11-13 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 3-6 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 4-9 MPH BY LATE MORNING.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 4-7 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST 5-11 MPH BY LATE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 7500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST TO WEST 3-8 MPH BECOMING WEST
                    8-13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....70-72.
MAX HUMIDITY........21-24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 4-9 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 2-6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5-11 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL LOWERING TO NEAR SURFACE BY
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST TO NORTHWEST 8-13 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST 3-8 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-15 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 2-5 MPH BECOMING WEST
                    4-8 MPH BY NOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 3-6 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE WEST TO NORTHWEST 5-10 MPH BY NOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST TO WEST 3-7 MPH BECOMING WEST 4-9 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).

$$
FORECASTER...GKH
REQUESTED BY...PSC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150731.BLUEC.01/PDT


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