Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DRILL...HAZMAT 7
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
957 AM PDT FRI MAY 22 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0923 PDT ON MAY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL CONTINUE THIS MORNING.
THERE IS A CHANCE A SHOWER COULD MOVE OVER THE SITE THROUGH THE
EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON HOURS. ANY SHOWER COULD RESULT IN AN ABRUPT
INCREASE IN WIND SPEEDS AND SWITCH IN WIND DIRECTION...BUT ANY
CHANGES WOULD LIKELY LAST LESS THAN ONE HOUR. THERE IS A SUBTLE
INCREASE IN WINDS ABOVE ABOUT 1500 FT THIS MORNING ABOVE PDX...WITH
WINDS BLOWING OUT OF THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST ABOVE THAT LEVEL. EXPECT
WINDS TO SHIFT MORE SOLIDLY TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST AND INCREASE INTO
THE 5 TO 10 MPH RANGE BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. WIND GUSTS
OF 15 TO 20 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE BETWEEN 5 PM AND 8 PM.



.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH
                        THE EARLY TO MID AFTERNOON HOURS.
CWR (%).............LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 0 TO 3 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 9
                    MPH.
RAINFALL AMT (IN)...LIKELY LESS THAN A TENTH OF AN INCH.

TIME (PDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........100    86     86     86     72
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE SCHC
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE
TEMP............55     57     60     63     65
RH..............88     84     76     72     68
20 FT WIND......VRB 1  VRB 2  W 3    W 4    NW 7
   MAX GUST.....3      3      6      8      15
CWR.............5      5      5      4      3
HRLY RAIN (IN)..0.00   0.01   0.01   0.00   0.00

$$

FORECASTER...NEUMAN
REQUESTED BY...JIM MARTIN
REASON FOR REQUEST...HAZMAT
.TAG 20150522.DRILL.02/PQR


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