Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 221127
FWSPDT

SPOT FORECAST FOR TULE CANYON...SEWAIMT TYPE 3
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
427 AM PDT FRI AUG 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2127 PDT ON AUGUST 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEATHER SYSTEM WILL MOVE ACROSS THE FIRE AREA TODAY
BRINGING ISOLATED TO SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
THUNDERSTORMS WILL MAINLY BE IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE
MAINLY PRESSURE GRADIENT DRIVEN DUE TO THE OPEN TERRAIN. RELATIVE
HUMIDITY WILL BE MODERATE WITH GOOD RECOVERY AT NIGHT.

***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. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 2-6 MPH IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO
                    5-10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH INCREASING TO 7-13 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....BECOMING NORTHWEST 12-18 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2 EARLY BECOMING 3.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING.
CWR.................10.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........68-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 4-9 MPH EARLY BECOMING NORTHWEST 2-6
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST 6-12 MPH EARLY BECOMING NORTHEAST 3-7
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....BECOMING NORTHWEST 3-7 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-78.
MIN HUMIDITY........28-30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 2-6 MPH EARLY BECOMING NORTHWEST 4-9
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHEAST 3-7 MPH EARLY BECOMING 5-10 IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 8000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....BECOMING NORTH 10-15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).

$$

FORECASTER...ROGER CLOUTIER
REQUESTED BY...DON ZIMMERMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140821.TULEC.03/PDT





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