288  
FNUS76 KPQR 121224  
FWSPQR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR ST.CLOUD PILE BURN...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
424 AM PST FRI JAN 12 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 PST ON JANUARY 12.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE PORTLAND, OREGON OFFICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A WEAK RESIDUAL LOW ALONG THE WASHINGTON COAST WAS PRODUCING  
ONSHORE FLOW AND SOME SHOWERS THIS MORNING. THE ONSHORE FLOW  
AND LOW WILL WEAKEN THROUGH TODAY AND THIS EVENING WITH SHOWERS  
DECREASING LATER TODAY, ENDING TONIGHT. AN UPPER RIDGE WILL  
BUILD TONIGHT, PUSHING ANY REMAINING MOISTURE AWAY FROM  
THE AREA. DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED SATURDAY AND SUNDAY WITH  
FAIRLY STRONG EAST WINDS DEVELOPING IN THE COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE  
ON SATURDAY THAT WILL CONTINUE SUNDAY.  
 
   
TODAY (FRIDAY JAN 12)
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS.  
CWR.................80 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....48-53.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH IN  
THE MORNING, DECREASING TO 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
30 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS  
TO 20 MPH IN THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.23 INCHES.  
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE EVENING.  
CWR.................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....39-44.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH, GUSTS TO 20 MPH  
EARLY.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.01 INCHES.  
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY, THEN BECOMING PARTLY TO MOSTLY  
SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 12 TO 19  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING EAST 10  
TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.  
 

 
FORECASTER...TOLLESON  
REQUESTED BY...ROLAND ROSE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1800286.0/PQR  
.EMAIL RROSE@FS.FED.US  
 
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