Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Pendleton, OR

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHES ELK...WALLOWA-WHITMAN N.F.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
756 AM PDT MON APR 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 PDT ON APRIL 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SOME MOISTURE WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA UNDER A
SOUTHWEST FLOW LEADING TO VERY LIGHT SHOWERS THIS AFTERNOON. THE
COLD FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA AFTER MIDNIGHT FOR A GOOD
CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN INTO TUESDAY. COOLER AIR WILL MOVE IN WITH
THE TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE ON TUESDAY...WITH STRATIFORM RAIN TURNING
TO RAIN AND SOME SNOW SHOWERS BY THE AFTERNOON. SNOW LEVELS WILL
DROP TO AROUND 4500 FEET TUESDAY AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL ALSO BE
BREEZY WITH THE FRONT PASSAGE AND AGAIN TUESDAY 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.........INCREASING CLOUD COVER THROUGH THE DAY. ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 4500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN RAIN LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................20.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....43-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7 TO
                    12 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH TURNING TO THE WEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................60.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....47-49.
MIN HUMIDITY........60-65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING WEST WINDS 10 TO
                    15 MPH AFTER 1400.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH BECOMING WEST 13 TO 18 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE INCREASING TO 3000 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH BECOMING WEST 15 TO 20 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...DMH
REQUESTED BY...LISA MCDONALD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140421.CHESE.01/PDT









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