Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 201112
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SPOT FORECAST FOR FERGUSON CREEK...COIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
412 AM PDT WED AUG 20 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2002 PDT ON AUGUST 19.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ALOFT WILL DEVELOP OVER THE
REGION AND THE FIRE. THE TROUGH AXIS WILL MOVE TO THE EAST ALLOWING
A COOLER AND DRY NORTHWEST FLOW TO DEVELOP OVER THE FIRE. THERE WILL
BE MODERATE TO GOOD HUMIDITY RECOVERY AT NIGHT. WINDS WILL BE MOSTLY
GRADIENT DRIVEN SINCE THE FIRE IS ON THE RIDGE TOP.

***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***

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 0-4 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 8-15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......VARIABLE 0-4 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 8-15 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 4500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....BECOMING NORTHWEST 8-15 MPH BY AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........56-58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 7-13 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 1-5 MPH AFTER DARK.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST 7-13 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 1-5 MPH AFTER DARK.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7-13 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    VARIABLE 1-5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 1-5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 7-13 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......VARIABLE 1-5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 7-13 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....BECOMING NORTHWEST 7-13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).

$$

FORECASTER...ROGER CLOUTIER
REQUESTED BY...BRANDI DANISON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140819.FERGU.01/PDT









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