Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST FORK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
937 AM PDT MON JUL 6 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0854 PDT ON JULY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE REGION REMAINS UNDER A WEAK UPPER LEVEL RIDGE WITH
AN UPPER LEVEL LOW SPINNING JUST TO THE WEST OFF THE NORTHERN
CALIFORNIA COAST. MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES THIS MORNING WITH PATCHY SMOKE
WILL GIVE WAY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES BY AFTERNOON (SOME CUMULUS
BUILD UP LIKELY). THERE COULD BE AN ISOLATED SHOWER OR EVEN
THUNDERSTORM IN THE VICINITY OF THE FIRE THIS EVENING...WITH MOST OF
THE ACTIVITY STAYING JUST TO THE SOUTH AND WEST. CONDITIONS SHOULD
DRY/CLEAR AFTER MIDNIGHT AND INTO TUESDAY MORNING. THERE WILL BE
ANOTHER SLIGHT CHANCE OF A SHOWER/STORM TUESDAY AFTERNOON.

***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 SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    PATCHY SMOKE. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH.
CWR.................NEAR 0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH-NORTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH...INCREASING TO 6 TO
                    9 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH-NORTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED EVENING THUNDERSTORMS SOUTH AND
                    WEST.
CWR.................NEAR 0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........60-63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH-NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH....DECREASING TO
                    2 TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH WINDS 13 TO 17 MPH BECOMING NORTH AT 9 TO
                    13 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................NEAR 0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....87-90.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING NORTH
                    AT 8 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH-NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH BECOMING NORTH 9 TO
                    12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

$$
FORECASTER...MICHAEL MURPHY
REQUESTED BY...BREE MYERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150706.WESTF.01/PDT



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