Area Forecast Discussion
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FXUS66 KPDT 032314 AAA
AFDPDT

AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
314 PM PST TUE MAR 3 2015

UPDATED AVIATION DISCUSSION

.SHORT TERM...A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE AREAS
WEATHER WITH DRY CONDITIONS FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEK. A WEAK
DISTURBANCE MAY BRUSH OUR AREA AND BRING SOME MID/HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS
THURSDAY AND FRIDAY. OTHERWISE AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE
NORMAL THROUGH THE PERIOD.

.LONG TERM...FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY...HIGH PRESSURE WILL
DOMINATE WEATHER THROUGH THE LONG TERM PERIOD. A FEW WEAK SYSTEMS
WILL CROSS OVER THE RIDGE BUT WILL BE KEPT WELL NORTH OF US IN
CENTRAL BRITISH COLUMBIA WITH JUST OCCASIONAL PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES
OVER THE WASHINGTON PORTION OF THE AREA. OTHERWISE MOSTLY CLEAR
SKIES ARE EXPECTED. DO NOT FORESEE ANY PRECIPITATION THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY NIGHT. BY TUESDAY AFTERNOON THE ECMWF STARTS BRINGING A
SYSTEM TO THE WASHINGTON CASCADE CREST WHILE THE GFS HOLDS IT OFF
UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT. HAVE KEPT TUESDAY DRY FOR NOW. HIGH
TEMPERATURES WILL BE ABOVE NORMAL WITH HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S TO MID
60S IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND MAINLY IN THE 50S IN THE MOUNTAINS.
LOWS WILL BE IN THE MID 30S TO LOWER 40S IN THE LOWER ELEVATIONS AND
IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S IN THE MOUNTAINS. PERRY

&&

.AVIATION...00Z TAFS...VFR CONDITIONS WITH GENERALLY CLEAR SKIES ARE
EXPECTED OVER THE NEXT 24 HOURS. A FEW CLOUDS AT AROUND 15K FEET MAY
DEVELOP FROM 10Z-18Z AT KPSC, KYKM, KALW AND KPDT. WINDS WILL REMAIN
LESS THAN 10 KTS THROUGH TOMORROW AFTERNOON. PERRY

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
PDT  22  48  26  51 /   0   0   0   0
ALW  27  51  31  54 /   0   0   0   0
PSC  18  50  27  55 /   0   0   0   0
YKM  21  49  27  54 /   0   0   0   0
HRI  18  51  25  56 /   0   0   0   0
ELN  19  49  26  54 /   0   0   0   0
RDM  12  50  23  55 /   0   0   0   0
LGD  13  45  24  50 /   0   0   0   0
GCD  15  48  24  53 /   0   0   0   0
DLS  24  55  31  60 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.PDT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OR...NONE.
WA...NONE.
&&

FOR ADDITIONAL WEATHER INFORMATION, CHECK OUR WEB SITE AT...
WWW.WEATHER.GOV/PENDLETON

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