Area Forecast Discussion
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AREA FORECAST DISCUSSION...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
957 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

UPDATED AVIATION DISCUSSION

.UPDATE...AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION
TODAY AND TONIGHT BRINGING A RELATIVELY HIGH POP BUT LOW QPF EVENT
TO OUR FORECAST AREA. RAIN IS ALREADY SPREADING EAST OF THE
CASCADES AS ANTICIPATED. FOG IS BEGINNING TO LIFT IN CENTRAL
OREGON SO PLAN ON EITHER CANCELING OR LETTING THE FREEZING FOG
ADVISORY EXPIRE THIS MORNING. MADE SOME MINOR TWEAKS TO THE MAX
TEMPERATURES TODAY...OTHERWISE THE FORECAST FOR TODAY IS IN GOOD
SHAPE.

&&

.AVIATION...18Z TAFS... LINGERING IFR/LIFR CIGS AT KBDN...KRDM AND
KPDT SHOULD LIFT TO MVFR BY 19-20Z TODAY AS A SYSTEM MOVES IN MIXING
OUT THE STUBBORN LOW CLOUDS. EXPECTING MAINLY MVFR CIGS/VIS ALONG
WITH LIGHT RAIN FOR ALL TAFS SITES THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH ABOUT 06Z
THIS EVENING BEFORE THE RAIN SHOWERS TAPER OFF AND CIGS LIKELY
SCATTER OUT. WATCHING FOR SOME SCT LOW CLOUDS AND MVFR BR AFTER
02/10-12Z AT SEVERAL TAF SITES. THE NEXT WEATHER SYSTEM WILL BEGIN
AFFECTING KBDN AND KRDM AFTER 02/15Z BRING STEADY LIGHT RAIN WITH
BORDERLINE IFR CIGS ONCE AGAIN. 77

&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
PDT  41  36  49  38 /  50  40  60  30
ALW  42  39  49  40 /  50  40  60  30
PSC  43  34  48  38 /  40  30  60  20
YKM  41  32  45  33 /  30  20  60  20
HRI  43  36  49  40 /  40  30  60  20
ELN  40  31  43  33 /  40  20  60  20
RDM  48  36  53  35 /  40  30  70  20
LGD  42  34  46  35 /  40  50  70  40
GCD  43  33  49  33 /  40  40  60  30
DLS  44  38  49  40 /  50  30  70  20

&&

.PDT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OR...FREEZING FOG ADVISORY UNTIL 10 AM PST THIS MORNING ORZ511.

WA...NONE.
&&

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

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