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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for NE Oregon and SE Washington
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

...A CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE WEDNESDAY...

...BREEZY TO LOCALLY WINDY CONDITIONS WITH LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES THURSDAY...

.DISCUSSION...Ridging will prevail over the region today for dry
and warm conditions. A trough will approach the coast Tuesday,
with southwest flow bringing an increasing chance of
thunderstorms. The greatest chance of thunderstorms will be on
Wednesday with a chance of thunderstorms possible over Central
Oregon and the eastern mountains. Breezy to locally windy
conditions will be possible Thursday.

***Thunderstorms imply strong gusty winds***
***Winds are 20 foot 10 minute averages***
***CWR-chance of wetting rain 0.10 or greater***

High elevation Haines Index observed Monday Morning August 21
Salem...4     Medford...3     Spokane...2     Boise...4

ORZ639-WAZ639-212315-
East Slopes of the Northern Oregon Cascades-
East Slopes of the Southern Washington Cascades-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....84-90...except 80-85 ridges.
* Min humidity........19-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...East winds 2 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
      Upslope less than 5 mph in the morning. In the eastern
      Columbia River Gorge, east winds 1 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming east 1 to 6
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......6500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Southeast up to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....52-61.
* Max humidity........53-68 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northeast winds 2 to 7 mph in the evening.
      Drainage winds less than 5 mph after midnight. In the eastern
      Columbia River Gorge, northeast winds 1 to 6 mph in the
      evening.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....East winds 1 to 6 mph in the evening
      becoming light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph shifting to the north after
  midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....87-93...except 82-88 ridges.
* Min humidity........19-26 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Winds west 2 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
      Upslope less than 5 mph. In the eastern Columbia River Gorge,
      winds northwest 2 to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming southwest 1
      to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Southwest up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 58 to 63. Highs 80 to 93. West
winds 5 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 54 to 59. Highs 72 to 87. West
winds 7 to 13 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Lows 47 to 52. Highs 72 to 85. West winds 7 to
13 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 49 to 54. Highs 77 to 90. Southwest winds
1 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 55 to 60. Highs 83 to 94. Northwest winds
1 to 5 mph.

$$

ORZ610-212315-
East Slopes of Central Oregon Cascades-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny. Areas of smoke in the morning. Hazy.
  Patchy smoke in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....86-91...except 80-85 ridges.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming northeast 2
      to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming east 2 to 6
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......8000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....East up to 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke.
* Min temperature.....50-59.
* Max humidity........49-62 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 2 to 7 mph in the evening
      becoming drainage winds less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northeast winds 2 to 6 mph in the evening
      becoming light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....North up to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy smoke.
* Max temperature.....87-93...except 77-85 ridges.
* Min humidity........15-23 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming northwest 1
      to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming west 1 to 5
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......11500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....West up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Patchy smoke. Lows 54 to 59. Highs 77 to 92. West
winds 3 to 8 mph.
.THURSDAY...A slight chance of showers. Partly cloudy. Lows 49 to
54. Highs 69 to 84. West winds 4 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 67 to 82. Northwest
winds 5 to 11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 45 to 50. Highs 75 to 89. East winds 1 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 49 to 54. Highs 80 to 92. Northeast winds
1 to 5 mph.

$$

ORZ611-212315-
Deschutes National Forest - minus Sisters Ranger District-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny. Hazy and patchy smoke.
* Max temperature.....82-88.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming east 1 to 5
      mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming east 1 to 6
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......11000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....East up to 10 mph shifting to the south in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear. Patchy smoke.
* Min temperature.....42-52...except 53-58 ridges.
* Max humidity........54-69 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 1 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northeast winds 2 to 7 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....North up to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny then becoming partly cloudy.
  Patchy smoke. A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in the
  afternoon.
* Max temperature.....86-91...except 81-86 ridges.
* Min humidity........17-25 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming west 2 to 6
      mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming west 2 to 6
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......15000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Southwest up to 5 mph increasing to 5 to 15
  mph in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy
smoke. Mostly cloudy. Lows 47 to 55. Highs 77 to 89. West winds
2 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Patchy smoke. Partly cloudy. Lows 42 to 50. Highs
70 to 83. West winds 2 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy smoke. Lows 36 to 42. Highs 70 to
82. North winds 4 to 9 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Patchy smoke. Lows 41 to 47. Highs 76 to 89.
East winds 1 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Patchy smoke. Lows 45 to 51. Highs 82 to 90.
Southeast winds 1 to 5 mph.

$$

ORZ640-212315-
Central Mountains of Oregon-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny. Hazy.
* Max temperature.....86-91...except 80-85 ridges.
* Min humidity........11-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming northeast 2
      to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming northeast 1
      to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......11000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....South up to 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....46-57.
* Max humidity........47-60 percent...except 42-48 percent ridges.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate...except Poor ridges.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...North winds 2 to 7 mph in the evening
      becoming drainage winds less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....East winds 2 to 7 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
  after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.....89-94...except 84-90 ridges.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming west 1 to 6
      mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming west 2 to 5
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......16000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Southwest up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly
cloudy. Lows 55 to 60. Highs 82 to 93. Northwest winds 4 to
9 mph.
.THURSDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy. Lows 50 to 55. Highs 74 to 87.
Northwest winds 4 to 9 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 46. Highs 74 to 81. North
winds 5 to 11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 44 to 49. Highs 76 to 90. Northeast winds
1 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 54. Highs 84 to 92. Southeast winds
1 to 6 mph.

$$

ORZ641-WAZ641-212315-
Lower Columbia Basin of Oregon-Lower Columbia Basin of Washington-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....87-92.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming northeast 2
      to 7 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming northeast 2
      to 7 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Northeast up to 10 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....55-61.
* Max humidity........52-67 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northeast winds 2 to 7 mph in the evening
      becoming drainage winds less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northeast winds 2 to 7 mph in the evening
      becoming light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....East 5 to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....92-97.
* Min humidity........13-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming northwest 1
      to 6 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming north 1 to 6
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......11500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....West up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Partly cloudy with a slight chance of showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 61 to 66. Highs 87 to 97. Southwest winds
5 to 11 mph.
.THURSDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Patchy
blowing dust. Partly cloudy. Lows 58 to 63. Highs 78 to 93.
Southwest winds 9 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Patchy blowing dust. Lows 48 to 53. Highs 77 to
85. West winds 8 to 14 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 48 to 53. Highs 78 to 90. East winds 1 to
6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 53 to 58. Highs 85 to 94. Northeast winds
2 to 6 mph.

$$

ORZ642-212315-
Southern Blue and Strawberry Mountains-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny. Hazy.
* Max temperature.....84-89.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......9500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Northwest up to 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....45-55.
* Max humidity........41-55 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate...except Poor ridges.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...East winds 1 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northeast winds 1 to 6 mph in the evening
      becoming light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the east
  after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. A slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....87-94.
* Min humidity........9-14 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...South winds 2 to 7 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Southeast winds 1 to 6 mph in the morning
      becoming light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1 increasing to 2 in the afternoon.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......16500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Southwest up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Lows 52 to 59. Highs 80 to 87.
Northwest winds 1 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Lows 46 to 55. Highs 75 to 81.
Northwest winds 1 to 6 mph.
.FRIDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly
clear. Lows 37 to 46. Highs 76 to 81. Northwest winds 3 to 8 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 39 to 47. Highs 82 to 88. Terrain
driven winds less than 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 43 to 52. Highs 86 to 91. East winds 1 to
5 mph.

$$

ORZ643-WAZ643-212315-
Northern Blue Mountains of Oregon-Blue Mountains of Washington-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....80-87...except 73-79 ridges.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Northeast up to 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....46-61.
* Max humidity........49-64 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Drainage winds less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....Southeast up to 10 mph.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny. Hazy.
* Max temperature.....87-94...except 84-89 ridges.
* Min humidity........13-18 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......12000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Southwest up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly
cloudy. Lows 50 to 63. Highs 79 to 93. West winds 1 to 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Lows 50 to 59. Highs 71 to 86.
Southwest winds 5 to 11 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 38 to 49. Highs 69 to 79. West winds
7 to 13 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 38 to 51. Highs 70 to 85. Terrain driven
winds less than 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 42 to 57. Highs 77 to 90. Terrain driven
winds less than 5 mph.

$$

ORZ644-212315-
Central Blue Mountains-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny. Hazy in the afternoon.
* Max temperature.....81-88.
* Min humidity........14-19 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming north 1 to
      5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming north 1 to 5
      mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......8500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....North up to 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....49-56.
* Max humidity........51-66 percent...except 43-54 percent ridges.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...East winds 1 to 6 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Northeast winds 1 to 6 mph in the evening
      becoming light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....North up to 10 mph shifting to the southeast
  after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
* Max temperature.....87-94.
* Min humidity........10-15 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Southeast winds 1 to 6 mph shifting to the
      west in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....Southeast winds 1 to 6 mph shifting to the
      southwest 1 to 5 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........4 (low).
* Mixing height.......15000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Southwest up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy. Lows 54 to 61. Highs 81 to 88.
Northwest winds 2 to 7 mph.
.THURSDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy. Lows 52 to 57. Highs 72 to 80. West
winds 2 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 40 to 46. Highs 72 to 79. Northwest
winds 5 to 11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 41 to 47. Highs 80 to 87. Northeast winds
1 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 45 to 52. Highs 84 to 91. Northeast winds
2 to 6 mph.

$$

ORZ645-WAZ645-212315-
Wallowa District-Asotin County-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....81-89...except 75-81 ridges.
* Min humidity........15-20 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Northeast up to 5 mph.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....49-59.
* Max humidity........49-64 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Drainage winds less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....Northeast up to 5 mph shifting to the south
  after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....88-97...except 82-89 ridges.
* Min humidity........11-16 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......11500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....West up to 10 mph.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...A chance of showers and a slight chance of
thunderstorms. Partly cloudy. Lows 55 to 63. Highs 82 to 92.
Terrain driven winds less than 5 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly cloudy with a chance of showers and a slight
chance of thunderstorms. Lows 53 to 61. Highs 74 to 84. West
winds 2 to 7 mph.
.FRIDAY...A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly
clear. Lows 42 to 52. Highs 72 to 80. Northwest winds 5 to
11 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 42 to 51. Highs 80 to 88. Terrain driven
winds less than 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 47 to 56. Highs 83 to 91. Terrain driven
winds less than 5 mph.

$$

WAZ675-212315-
Eastern Washington Southern Columbia Basin-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....87-92...except 82-87 ridges.
* Min humidity........19-24 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 (very low).
* Mixing height.......7000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....North up to 10 mph shifting to the east in
  the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....56-62.
* Max humidity........60-75 percent...except 49-61 percent ridges.
* Humidity recovery...Good...except Moderate ridges.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Drainage winds less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....Northeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  northwest after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....92-97.
* Min humidity........16-21 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Northwest winds 2 to 6 mph in the morning
      becoming upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......8500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the south
  in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 61 to 66. Highs 89 to 97. West
winds 4 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Patchy blowing dust. Lows 57 to 62.
Highs 79 to 94. West winds 9 to 15 mph.
.FRIDAY...Clear. Patchy blowing dust. Lows 47 to 52. Highs 78 to
86. Northwest winds 9 to 15 mph.
.SATURDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 49 to 54. Highs 78 to 90. East
winds 2 to 6 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 53 to 58. Highs 86 to 94. North winds 2 to
6 mph.

$$

WAZ681-212315-
Yakama Alpine District-
827 AM PDT Mon Aug 21 2017

.TODAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....79-86...except 73-81 ridges.
* Min humidity........23-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........2 (very low).
* Mixing height.......6000 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....North up to 5 mph shifting to the southeast
  around 5 mph in the afternoon.

.TONIGHT...
* Sky/weather.........Clear.
* Min temperature.....53-59.
* Max humidity........53-68 percent.
* Humidity recovery...Moderate.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Drainage winds less than 5 mph.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light winds less than 5 mph.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......Near surface.
* Transport winds.....Southeast around 5 mph shifting to the
  northwest up to 5 mph after midnight.

.TUESDAY...
* Sky/weather.........Sunny.
* Max temperature.....82-90...except 76-87 ridges.
* Min humidity........21-29 percent.
* 20-foot winds.......
*     Valleys/lwr slopes...Upslope less than 5 mph becoming southwest 1
      to 5 mph in the afternoon.
*     Ridges/upr slopes....light less than 5 mph becoming southwest 2
      to 6 mph in the afternoon.
* CWR.................0 percent.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 (very low).
* Mixing height.......7500 ft agl.
* Transport winds.....Northwest up to 5 mph shifting to the
  southwest in the afternoon.


.Forecast days 3 through 7......
.WEDNESDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 52 to 61. Highs 73 to 88. West
winds 4 to 9 mph.
.THURSDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 46 to 54. Highs 65 to 80. West
winds 8 to 14 mph.
.FRIDAY...Mostly clear. Lows 41 to 47. Highs 63 to 78. Northwest
winds 7 to 13 mph.
.SATURDAY...Clear. Lows 46 to 51. Highs 70 to 85. South winds
2 to 5 mph.
.SUNDAY...Clear. Lows 51 to 56. Highs 74 to 89. Southeast winds
1 to 5 mph.

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.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK for Monday August 28 through Sunday September 3...

A greater chance of above normal temperatures and below normal
precipitation amounts.

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