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SPOT FORECAST FOR PINE GRASS  24...USFS WNF..UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
653 AM PST TUE FEB 24 2015

UPDATED FORECASTED RH FOR TODAY

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 PST ON FEBRUARY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...SWITCH TO ONSHORE LOW-LEVEL FLOW TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...THE OFFSHORE LOW-LEVEL FLOW PATTERN WILL CONTINUE
TO WEAKEN TUESDAY MORNING...SWITCHING TO AN ONSHORE PATTERN IN
THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT A WIND SHIFT...OR MULTIPLE WIND CHANGES...
FROM MID-MORNING THROUGH MID-AFTERNOON. THERE WILL LIKELY BE A
DOWN-SLOPE COMPONENT AT SUNRISE...THEN A CHANGE TO A PREDOMINANT
UP-SLOPE MID TO LATE MORNING. THE GENERAL WIND SHOULD OVERCOME
THE LOCAL WIND PATTERN IN THE AFTERNOON...AS THE ONSHORE FLOW
STRENGTHENS. HUMIDITY RECOVERY TUESDAY NIGHT WILL BE MUCH
HIGHER DUE TO A FAIRLY SUBSTANTIAL MARINE LAYER.


.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-58.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST TO EAST 2 TO 6 MPH THROUGH ABOUT 0900
                    THEN BECOMING MORE SOUTH OR UP-SLOPE TO 5 MPH.
                    WIND SHIFTING TO SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5 TO 10 MPH
                    BY MID-AFTERNOON.

TIME (PST)      1000   1100  1200  1300  1400  1500  1600  1700

TEMP............47     52     56    57    57    53    51    48
RH..............17     16     16    15    15    16    19    26
20 FT WIND DIR..S      S      S     SW    SW-W  SW-W  SW-W SW-W
20 FT WIND SPD..3      3     3-5   3-6    4-8   5-10  5-10 5-10
   MAX GUST.....                    10     12    15    15   15


.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT
MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-38.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY EVENING THEN
                    BECOMING DOWN-SLOPE OR DRAINAGE TO 5 MPH BY
                    LATE EVENING.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY TO MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR (%).............0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-52.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH OR DOWN-SLOPE TO 5 MPH EARLY MORNING THEN
                    UP-SLOPE 2 TO 6 MPH. WIND BECOMING MORE WEST 6 TO
                    10 MPH BY EARLY AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...WEISHAAR / JBONK
REQUESTED BY...SEQUOIA GJERDE
REASON FOR REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150224.PINEG.01/PQR


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