Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 022059
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SOUTH FORK COMPLEX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
159 PM PDT TUE SEP 2 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1337 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEATHER SYSTEM WITH A COLD FRONT APPROACHING THE
AREA IS EXPECTED TO MOVE OVER THE FIRE THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL
INCREASE NORTHWEST WINDS...WHICH WILL BECOME QUITE GUSTY AT TIMES.
LIMITED MOISTURE WITH THE WEATHER SYSTEM WILL PRECLUDE ANY CHANCES
OF PRECIPITATION OR CLOUDINESS. HEADING INTO TONIGHT...WINDS
SHOULD START TO TAPER OFF AFTER MIDNIGHT. NORTHWESTERLY FLOW AND
COOLER CONDITIONS WILL BE IN PLACE TOMORROW AS THE SYSTEM EXITS
THE 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***

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH GUSTING UP TO 20 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 14 MPH GUSTING UP TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 9 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH GUSTING TO 15 MPH BECOMING
                    DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2 TO 5 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH GUSTING TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO
                    3 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST 3 TO 7 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

$$
FORECASTER...STEPHEN BIEDA III
REQUESTED BY...DANA SKELLY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140902.SOUTH.01/PDT







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