Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PHILLIPS CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
448 AM PDT MON AUG 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0001 PDT ON AUGUST 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE INTO
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST TODAY THROUGH TUESDAY. SUBTROPICAL MOISTURE
WILL CONTINUE TO INCREASE OVER THE REGION AHEAD THE TROUGH TODAY.
ENERGY ASSOCIATED WITH THE TROUGH SHOULD TAP THIS MOISTURE FOR A FEW
LIGHT SHOWERS AND POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM TODAY. THE AIR MASS SHOULD
STABILIZE AND DRY ENOUGH TO PREVENT SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS
TUESDAY. EXPECT SURFACE RELATIVE HUMIDITIES TO INCREASE...THOUGH
THEY WILL STILL BE LOW. TEMPERATURES WILL BE COOLER.

***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.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. BRIEF SPRINKLES IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........17-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 1-5 MPH BECOMING WEST
                    TO NORTHWEST 6-10 MPH BY NOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 3-6 MPH INCREASING TO
                    8-13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....VARIABLE 3-7 MPH BECOMING WEST 8-12 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-54 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 6-11 MPH BECOMING
                    DRAINAGE 2-6 MPH BY MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 9-14 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST TO WEST OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8-12 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-83.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UP VALLEY WINDS 2-5 MPH BECOMING WEST
                    7-11 MPH BY NOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST TO WEST WINDS 8-13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 7000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....VARIABLE 3-7 MPH BECOMING WEST 10-16 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

$$

FORECASTER...GKH
REQUESTED BY...STINCHFIELD
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150803.PHILL.01/PDT



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