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Spot Forecast for Canteen RX...USFS OWF
National Weather Service Pendleton OR
549 AM PDT Tue Jun 18 2024

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 PDT on June 18.
***Thunderstorms imply gusty and erratic winds***
***Winds are 20 foot 10-minute averages***
***CWR-Chance of wetting rain 0.10 or greater***

If you have questions or concerns with this forecast, please
contact our office at (541) 276-8134.

.DISCUSSION...The upper level trough has given way to a broad
zonal flow. Winds will lessen this morning to the west at
5 mph shifting to the southeast around 11 AM then again to
the northwest near 8PM. Daytime RH values will be low between
25-30% with moderate overnight recoveries. Temperatures will
increase over the remainder of the period as thermal trough
will makes its way across the region dropping daytime RH
values to below 20% with light winds increasing to 6 to 8 mph.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 5 mph shifting to the
                    southeast 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
Ridgetop wind.......West winds around 7 mph shifting to the
                    southeast 7 to 9 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Light winds.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent) then becoming
                    clear (0-10 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....44-47.
Max humidity........69-74 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Ridgetop wind.......Northwest winds around 5 mph in the evening
                    and overnight.
Mixing height.......600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North around 7 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

.JUNETEENTH...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....73-76.
Min humidity........15-20 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming southeast 6 to 8 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Ridgetop wind.......Southeast 8 to 10 mph.
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......8200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

$$
Forecaster...Bennese
Requested by...Jon Campbell
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2416318.0/PDT
.DELDT 06/18/24
.FormatterVersion 2.0.0
.EMAIL jonathon.L.campbell@usda.gov