Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BINGHAM RIDGE COMPLEX...USFS WNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
742 PM PDT TUE JUL 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1804 PDT ON JULY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THUNDERSTORMS GENERATING GUSTY WINDS...HEAVY RAIN
AND ABUNDANT LIGHTNING ARE SPROUTING UP OVER THE CASCADES THIS EVENING.
SO FAR THESE HAVE BEEN FAR FROM THE BINGHAM FIRE...BUT THEY ARE
HEADING IN THE GENERAL VICINITY OF THE FIRE. THE THREAT FOR
THUNDERSTORMS AND WETTING RAIN WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AND INCREASE
WEDNESDAY AS A COOL UPPER LEVEL LOW SLOWLY MOVES OVER NORTHWEST OREGON.
WINDS WILL BE GUSTY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT AS THE LOW MOVES OVER
THE FIRE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL REBUILD THURSDAY AND FRIDAY WITH
WARMING TEMPERATURES AND REDUCED HUMIDITIES. THE RIDGE WILL STRENGTHEN
SATURDAY AND TEMPERATURES WILL BE MUCH WARMER WITH POOR OVERNIGHT
HUMIDITY RECOVERIES.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. THERE MAY BE BRIEF CLEARING AGAIN AROUND
                    MIDDAY. A 80 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR (%).............68 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........66-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH GUSTS TO 12 MPH
                    BECOMING WEST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A 70 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    EVENING THEN A 30 PERCENT CHANCE FOR SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING.
CWR (%).............10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 8 TO 14 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO 22 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE EVENING.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. A
                    30 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.FRIDAY...
WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 45 TO 50. HIGHS 70 TO 75. NORTH
WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 30-40 PCT.
.SATURDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 51 TO 56. HIGHS 75 TO 80. NORTH WINDS 4 TO
6 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 26-31 PCT.
.SUNDAY...
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 60. HIGHS 80 TO 85. NORTH WINDS 4 TO
6 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 23-28 PCT.

$$
FORECASTER...JENSEN
REQUESTED BY...DEAN WARNER
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140722.BINGH.01/PQR



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