Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Crawford RX...Malheur NF
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
530 AM PDT Sat Jun 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 PDT on June 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.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY MORNING THROUGH
MONDAY EVENING FOR ABUNDANT LIGHTNING AND GUSTY OUTFLOW WINDS...

.DISCUSSION....High pressure aloft will keep conditions over the
fire area very warm and dry through Sunday. Temperatures will be
warmest on Sunday. Relative humidities will continue to be
quite low. The heat will cause some increase in instability with
Haines values reaching moderate. A Pacific system will bring a
chance for thunderstorms Monday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny. Patchy smoke in the morning.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....85.
Min humidity........17 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Upslope/up valley less than 5 mph becoming
                    northeast 2-5 mph after 1600.
Ridgetop wind.......North to northeast winds 2-5 mph.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL increasing to 5800 ft AGL in
                    the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Light winds becoming north to northeast
                    4-7 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....49-51.
Max humidity........66-70 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast to east winds 3-6 mph becoming
                    drainage winds less than 5 mph after 2100.
Ridgetop wind.......North to northeast winds 2-5 mph.
Mixing height.......5700 ft AGL lowering to near surface
                    overnight.
Transport winds.....North to northeast 4-7 mph becoming light
                    overnight.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....90-92.
Min humidity........15-17 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Upslope/up valley less than 5 mph becoming
                    east to southeast 2-5 mph after 1500.
Ridgetop wind.......Southeast to south 2-5 mph.
Mixing height.......Near surface rising to 6100 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Light winds becoming southeast to south
                    4-7 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 (moderate).

$$

Forecaster...GKH
Requested by...D. Cates
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1711517.0/PDT
.EMAIL dacates@fs.fed.us



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