Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25
000
FNUS76 KPQR 180016
FWSPQR

SPOT FORECAST FOR FORK PEAK...WA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
516 PM PDT WED SEP 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1658 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
ONSHORE FLOW TONIGHT AND THURSDAY. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST FLOW ALOFT
WILL MAINTAIN PLENTY OF CLOUDS..COOLER TEMPERATURES..HIGHER
HUMIDITY AND SCATTERED SHOWERS. IN ADDITION...PRESSURE GRADIENTS
ARE NOT ALL THAT STRONG...SO NOT MUCH IN WAY OF WIND.

WILL TRANSITION TO MORE SUNSHINE ON FRIDAY...WITH RETURN OF DRY AND
WARM CONDITIONS THIS WEEKEND AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS OVER REGION.

.TONIGHT (WED NIGHT)...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. OCCASIONAL SHOWERS.
CWR (%).............40 PERCENT.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS....FROM 0.10 TO 0.15 INCH.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 55.
MAX HUMIDITY........ABOVE 90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST 3 TO 5 MPH UNTIL 2200...THEN VARIABLE
                       1 TO 3 MPH.
VISIBILITY..........GREATER THAN 6 MILES...BUT SHOWERS AND CLOUDS WILL
                       OCCASIONALLY DROP VIS TO 1 MILE.
CEILING.............GENERALLY 5000 TO 7000 FEET.
                       AFTER MIDNIGHT...OCCASIONAL CEILINGS 1500 FT.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).

DETAILS FOR TONIGHT (WED NIGHT)...
  TIME (LOCAL)...   8 PM    10 PM    MID    2 AM    4 AM
  CLOUD COVERAGE.    100%   100%     100%     95%     95%
  TEMP...........    65      63       60      59      57
  RH.............    69%     75%      80%     85%     92%


.THURSDAY (SEP 18)...
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS LIKELY.
CWR (%).............40 PERCENT.
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....FROM 0.05 TO 0.15 INCH.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....NEAR 65.
MIN HUMIDITY........76-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 0 TO 3 MPH BECOMING WEST 4-6 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
VISIBILITY..........3 TO 5 MILES...BUT SHOWERS/CLOUDS WILL
                       OCCASIONALLY DROP VIS 1 TO 2 MILES.
CEILING.............GENERALLY 2000 TO 2500 FEET.
                       UNTIL 11 AM...OCCASIONAL CEILINGS 1500 FT.
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).


.FRIDAY...MORNING CLOUDS...THEN PARTLY SUNNY. LOWS IN THE 50S. HIGHS
IN THE LOWER TO MIDDLE 70S. LIGHT WIND BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHWEST
4-7 MPH BY AFTERNOON. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 45 TO 55 PERCENT.

.SATURDAY...CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 63. HIGHS 80 TO 85. EAST WINDS 8 TO 12
MPH WITH GUSTS 20 TO 25 MPH ON RIDGETOPS. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 22 TO 30
PERCENT.

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 55 TO 65. HIGHS 80 TO 85. SOUTHEAST WIND
3 TO 7 MPH IN THE MORNING...THEN LIGHT AND VARIABLE. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
25 TO 30 PERCENT.

.MONDAY AND TUESDAY...MORNING CLOUDS...THEN PARTLY SUNNY. LOWS 55-65.
HIGHS 75 TO 80. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 3 TO 6 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
40 TO 45 PERCENT.

.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY. 30 PERCENT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS 50 TO 55.
HIGHS 68 TO 74. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 9 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
55 TO 65 PERCENT.


$$
FORECASTER...ROCKEY
REQUESTED BY...JANELLE LAWSON
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140917.FORKP.01/PQR



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.