Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Knox Rx...USFS MAF
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
1128 AM PDT Tue May 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1200 PDT on May 23.
***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...High pressure is weakening and will give way to a
dry cold front that will push south across the burn site around
midnight. Winds are already increasing aloft (as stated in your
spot request...thank you) and will increase more tonight.
Wednesday will be cooler, breezy with higher RHs. The next system
on Thursday will destabilize the air mass with a chance of showers
and a slight chance of thunderstorms.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....80.
Min humidity........23 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast 3-8 mph.
Ridgetop wind.......Southwest 9-13 mph gusting to 22 mph.
Mixing height.......5500 ft AGL increasing to 8500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Haines Index........3 (very low).

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........57-62 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast 3-8 mph...shifting to the west
                    3-8 mph around 2000...then northwest 8-12 mph
                    overnight.
Ridgetop wind.......Southwest-west 10-15 mph gusting to 28 mph...shifting
                    to the northwest 15-20 mph gusting to 33 mph
                    overnight.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL decreasing to 2500 ft AGL
                    late in the evening.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.
Haines Index........4 (low).

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....63-68.
Min humidity........24-29 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 8-15 mph. Gusts up to 35
                    mph in the afternoon.
Ridgetop wind.......Northwest winds 12-20 mph gusting to 40 mph.
Mixing height.......2500 ft AGL increasing to 6500 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 25 mph.
Haines Index........4 (low).

$$

Forecaster...Wister
Requested by...Prophet
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709962.0/PDT
.EMAIL orjdidc@gmail.com


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