Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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FNUS76 KPDT 211311
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SPOT FORECAST FOR MURDERS CREEK SOUTH...USFS-JDIDC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
611 AM PDT SUN SEP 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1808 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE TO THE EAST AND LOW PRESSURE TO THE
SOUTH WILL BRING WARM CONDITIONS WITH MID AND HIGH LEVEL MOISTURE
MOVING IN FROM THE SOUTH TODAY. AN INCOMING UPPER TROUGH OFF THE
PACIFIC COAST WILL CAUSE THE LOW TO OUR SOUTH TO MOVE NEAR THE
FIRE ON MONDAY WITH ADDITIONAL MOISTURE AND INSTABILITY CAUSING A
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MONDAY AFTERNOON.

***THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS***
***WINDS ARE 20 FOOT 10 MINUTE AVERAGES***
***CWR-CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN 0.10 OR GREATER***
***FORECAST IS VALID FOR 12 HOURS AFTER ISSUANCE***

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....78-80.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH AFTER 1100.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST 4 TO 10 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

        TEMPERATURE     HUMIDITY     20-FT WIND (MPH)
1000        71             34           S 2-4
1200        76             25           VRB 3-5
1400        77             22           N 3-5
1600        79             21           NE 3-5 G10
1800        70             29           N-NE 4-6 G10

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-55.
MAX HUMIDITY........67-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH WIND 4 TO 9 MPH BECOMING LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10000 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 2 TO 7
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 3 TO 8 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 7 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).

$$
FORECASTER...STEPHEN BIEDA III
REQUESTED BY...TERI CAIRNS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140920.MURDE.01/PDT





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