Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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Spot Forecast for George RX...OR-MAF
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
512 PM PDT Tue May 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1600 PDT on May 24.
***Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds***
***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...A strong but dry cold front will move across the burn
area late tonight and early Wednesday. This will cause winds to
increase from the west to northwest with much cooler temperatures.
Moisture and instability will increase on Thursday as a secondary
weather system moves across the area from the north...bringing a
slight chance of showers and afternoon thunderstorms with continued
cooler temperatures.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 (No Tstms).
Max temperature.....65.
Min humidity........17 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest increasing to 8-15 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......Northwest increasing to 10-18 mph.
Mixing height.......5400-6600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15-25 mph.
Haines Index........4 (low).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1 (No Tstms).
Min temperature.....35-37.
Max humidity........87-89 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest 7-13 mph becoming mostly north-northeast
                    2-6 mph after sunset.
Ridgetop wind.......Northwest 8-15 mph becoming mostly north 3-7 mph
                    after sunset.
Mixing height.......4100-5400 ft AGL decreasing to 1600-2900 ft AGL
                    late in the evening.
Transport winds.....North 10-20 mph decreasing to north 7-13 mph.
Haines Index........3 (very low).

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. A slight chance of rain showers
                    and afternoon thunderstorms.
CWR.................less than 5 percent.
LAL.................2.
Max temperature.....63-67.
Min humidity........29-34 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Becoming northwest to north 6-12 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......Becoming northwest to north 8-15 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-4300 ft AGL increasing to 4000-5200 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northerly 10-18 mph.
Haines Index........3 (very low).

$$

Forecaster...Cloutier
Requested by...Tim Boyce
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709708.3/PDT
.EMAIL ecate@blm.gov



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