Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 171536
FWSPDT

SPOT FORECAST FOR MURDERERS CREEK SOUTH...USFS MAF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
840 AM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0807 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT WILL SPREAD MID AND HIGH LEVEL
CLOUDS ACROSS EASTERN OREGON TODAY AND TONIGHT.  IT WILL ALSO BE
SLIGHTLY COOLER WITH HIGHER RH`S TODAY. A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM OFF
THE CALIFORNIA COAST WILL TRACK EASTWARD ON THURSDAY AND BRING
SCATTERED SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE BURN SITE.

***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 THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    A FEW SPRINKLES POSSIBLE.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76 TOP...83 BOTTOM.
MIN HUMIDITY........14 PERCENT TOP...12 PERCENT BOTTOM.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 2-5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4-9
                    MPH AFTER 12 PM.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 17 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).


***2-HOUR INCREMENTS BASED ON MID-SLOPE***


       TEMPERATURE     HUMIDITY     20-FT WIND (MPH)
1000        70             30         S 4 MPH
1200        80             19         SW 4 MPH
1400        83             12         SW 5 MPH
1600        83             12         SW 7 MPH
1800        78             22         SW-W 4 MPH


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58 TOP...54 BOTTOM.
MAX HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT TOP...63 PERCENT BOTTOM.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 2-5 MPH...BECOMING DRAINAGE 1-4 MPH
                    OVERNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH-SOUTHWEST 6-12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9000 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 18 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 8
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74 TOP...79 BOTTOM.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT TOP...28 PERCENT BOTTOM.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 0-2 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 2-5 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST 3-7 MPH...BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST 4-9
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 8500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).

$$

FORECASTER...MARY WISTER
REQUESTED BY...TERI CAIRNS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140917.MURDE.01/PDT








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