Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 300330
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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHINA CAP...BMIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
830 PM PDT TUE JUL 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1941 PDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO DOMINATE THE PACIFIC
NORTHWEST.  MONSOON MOISTURE CIRCULATING AROUND THE RIDGE WILL KEEP
A SLIGHT CHANCE TO CHANCE THUNDERSTORMS OVER THE BURN AREA FOR THE
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  THERE IS A WEAK NORTH GRADIENT AROUND THE BURN
AREA...BUT STILL EXPECT WINDS TO BE TERRAIN DRIVEN.

***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***

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................10.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63.
MAX HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 BECOMING DRAINAGE
                    LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER 2 A.M.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHEAST WIND 5 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH NORTHEAST 6 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....86-91.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE 3 TO 5 MPH AFTER 9 A.M.  UPSLOPE WINDS
                    MAY BE STRONGER NEAR THE RIDGETOP.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH NORTHEAST 2 TO 8 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY WITH CLOUDS INCREASING OVERNIGHT.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................10.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....57-61.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......EAST WIND WIND 3 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT EAST WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

$$
FORECASTER...DOUGLAS WEBER
REQUESTED BY...AMANDA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140729.CHINA.01/PDT









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