Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Portland, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR 36 PIT...USFS MH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
854 AM PDT TUE SEP 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0816 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...MUCH COOLER TODAY WITH HIGHER HUMIDITY...
...SOME RAIN POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...

.DISCUSSION...ONSHORE LOW-LEVEL FLOW HAS DEVELOPED OVER
THE INCIDENT OVERNIGHT AND THIS MORNING. THIS WILL RESULT
IN COOLER CONDITIONS WITH HIGHER DAYTIME HUMIDITY. RH
RECOVERY THE NEXT 3-4 NIGHTS WILL BE MUCH BETTER THAN
THE PREVIOUS FEW NIGHTS. MID-LEVEL INSTABILITY HAS
DIMINISHED AS WELL. EXPECT MID-LEVEL HAINES VALUES TO
BE IN THE 3-4 RANGE THROUGH FRIDAY. THERE IS A THREAT
OF SOME RAINFALL WEDNESDAY NIGHT AND THURSDAY...BUT
WETTING RAIN AMOUNTS ARE NOT EXPECTED. LONGER RANGE
CHARTS SHOW A RETURN TO MUCH WARMER AND DRIER CONDITIONS
OVER THE WEEKEND.

NOTE: IF YOU REQUEST ANOTHER SPOT FORECAST BEFORE THE
IMET ARRIVES, PLEASE INCLUDE SOME FIRELINE OBSERVATIONS.
THAT WOULD HELP TO MAKE A BETTER FORECAST. THANKS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DENSE SMOKE.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........GENERALLY UP-SLOPE 3 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                    MORNING THEN FAVORING SOUTHWEST 5 TO
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH
                    EXPOSED LOCATIONS.
HAINES INDEX(MID)...4 (LOW).

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF DENSE SMOKE WITH
                    VISIBILITIES REDUCED TO 1/4 MILE.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH
                    THROUGH ABOUT 1900 THEN QUICKLY DECREASING.
                    GENERALLY DOWN-SLOPE TO 5 MPH AFTER DARK.
HAINES INDEX(MID)...3-4 (VERY LOW TO LOW).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. AREAS OF DENSE SMOKE...MAINLY
                    THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....75-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........44-52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE TO 5 MPH...FAVORING UP-SLOPE 3 TO 8
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX(MID)...3 (VERY LOW).

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.THURSDAY...
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 52 TO 57. HIGHS
70 TO 75. SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY 50-60 PCT.
.FRIDAY...
A SLIGHT CHANCE OF EARLY MORNING SHOWERS. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS
53 TO 57. HIGHS 73 TO 77. SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WIND TO 10 MPH.
MINIMUM HUMIDITY 40-50 PCT.
.SATURDAY...
WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 50 TO 55. HIGHS 83 TO 87. NORTH TO
NORTHEAST WIND 6 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
23-33 PCT.

$$
FORECASTER...WEISHAAR
REQUESTED BY...RICK STRATTON
REASON FOR REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140916.36PIT.01/PQR


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