Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUE CREEK FIRE...WADNR WIIMT#1
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
254 PM PDT THU JUL 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0732 PDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS WITH LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES WILL CONTINUE OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. HAINES
THREAT WILL BE MODERATE TO HIGH OVER THE FIRE AREA...THEREFORE A
FIRE WEATHER WATCH HAS BEEN ISSUED FROM FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY.  BEST
DAYS TO SEE HIGH HAINES WILL BE ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY.

WINDS WILL BE MAINLY OUT OF THE WEST IN THE AFTERNOON LESS THAN 10
MPH. THUNDERSTORMS COULD IMPACT THE BURN AREA AS EARLY AS SUNDAY
NIGHT...BUT MONDAY ONWARD WILL HAVE THE BETTER CHANCES.  THE
THUNDERSTORM THREAT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH MID TO LATE NEXT WEEK.
WEBER

***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***

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....97 VALLEYS...90 RIDGES.
MIN HUMIDITY........7 PERCENT VALLEYS...10 PERCENT RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH...THEN BECOMING WEST 3 TO 7 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH WIND 5 TO 3-6 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH
                    GUSTING TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 9500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 1 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7 TO 8
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....67-72.
MAX HUMIDITY........26-31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    2 TO 6 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 3 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    3 TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....98 VALLEYS...91 RIDGES.
MIN HUMIDITY........7 PERCENT VALLEYS...12 PERCENT RIDGES.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE MORNING...BECOMING WEST
                    5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 5500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 5 TO 12 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 (HIGH).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.SUNDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 70 TO 75. HIGHS 90 TO 95. SOUTHWEST WINDS
4 TO 7 MPH.
.MONDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS 68 TO 73. HIGHS 85 TO 90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.TUESDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS 69 TO
74. HIGHS 85 TO 90. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MARILYN LOHMANN/DOUGLAS WEBER
REQUESTED BY...JOE BLAZEK
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150730.BLUEC.01/PDT


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