Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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Spot Forecast for Kelsey  Fire...NW IMT 7
National Weather Service Portland OR
528 PM PDT Tue Sep 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 PDT on September 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service Portland, Oregon office.

.DISCUSSION...Moist and cool conditions continue through next
several days. A cold front will move through the fire area
Wednesday morning, with steady rain transitioning to showers. Some
of these showers may produce thunderstorms. Snow levels will be
around 6000 feet very early Wednesday, but lowering to near 5000
feet by midday. Shower activity will decrease later in the week,
with no rain expected over the weekend.

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers. A chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon. Snow level around 6000 feet early,
                    lowering to 5000 feet around 1200 hours.
CWR.................100 percent.
Max temperature.....39-44.
Min humidity........Above 85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 11 to 16 with gusts to 23 mph. Gusty
                    and erratic winds expected near thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........West winds 15 to 21 mph decreasing to 11 to 17
                    mph in the afternoon. Gusts up to 32 mph. Gusty
                    and erratic winds expected near thunderstorms
                    in the afternoon.
Rainfall amount.....0.70 inches.
Haines Index(High)..2 (very low).

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Showers, snow showers likely and a
                    chance of thunderstorms in the evening, then a
                    chance of rain and snow showers after midnight.
                    Snow level around 5000 feet.
CWR.................71 percent.
Min temperature.....32-37.
Max humidity........Above 95 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West to southwest 4 to 10 mph with gusts to 15 mph
                    in the evening, becoming light and variable after
                    2000.
 Ridgetop...........West winds 9 to 13 mph decreasing to 6 to 9
                    mph after midnight. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the evening.
Rainfall amount.....0.22 inches.
Haines Index(High)..3 (very low).

$$
Forecaster...Cullen
Requested by...FBAN
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1715945.3/PQR
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