Area Forecast Discussion
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FXUS66 KPDT 272030
AFDPDT

Area Forecast Discussion
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
130 PM PDT Tue Jun 27 2017

.SHORT TERM...Upper level flow will shift from west to northwest
tonight as a ridge builds offshore. Winds will be locally breezy
to windy in the Kittitas Valley and Columbia River Gorge Wednesday
as cross Cascade pressure gradients increase gap winds.  The
upper level ridge will drift toward the coast Wednesday and
Thursday. Dry northerly flow will keep skies mostly clear with a
slow warming trend. The ridge will move inland and weaken Friday
as a short wave dives into MT. This wave will increase sky cover
Friday in Wallowa County but precipitation is expected to remain
east of the CWA Friday.  Coonfield

.LONG TERM...Friday night through Sunday. Dry westerly flow aloft
over the region this weekend. Skies will be clear to partly cloudy.
Temperatures will be a few degrees above normal with highs in the
80s to lower 90s. Lows in the upper 40s and 50s.  94

Monday through Wednesday morning...Models remain in good agreement
of a continued zonal pattern with seasonable temperature...mostly
clear skies and little chance of precipitation. 74

&&

.AVIATION...00Z TAFS...VFR conditions will persist across all
terminal locations through the next 24 hours. FEW-SCT cumulus will
persist through sunset at most terminals with additional SCT-BKN
cirrus associated with a weak mid-level wave moving out of the
region by late tonight. 74



&&

.PRELIMINARY POINT TEMPS/POPS...
PDT  55  82  54  85 /   0   0   0   0
ALW  60  84  59  87 /   0   0   0   0
PSC  56  88  56  90 /   0   0   0   0
YKM  56  87  56  89 /   0   0   0   0
HRI  57  85  55  88 /   0   0   0   0
ELN  57  82  55  86 /   0   0   0   0
RDM  42  81  41  85 /   0   0   0   0
LGD  48  78  46  82 /   0   0   0   0
GCD  41  79  40  84 /   0   0   0   0
DLS  59  82  58  88 /   0   0   0   0

&&

.PDT WATCHES/WARNINGS/ADVISORIES...
OR...None.
WA...None.
&&

$$

76/94/74


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