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FNUS56 KPDT 151510  
FWFPDT  
 
FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE OREGON AND SE WASHINGTON  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
..DRY AND STABLE THE NEXT SEVEN DAYS
 
 
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL STRENGTHEN OVER THE PACIFIC  
NORTHWEST THIS WEEK, BRINGING DRY AND STABLE CONDITIONS THROUGHOUT  
THE FORECAST AREA. STRONG LOW- AND MID-LEVEL INVERSIONS WILL  
RESULT IN LOW MIXING HEIGHTS AND LIGHT TRANSPORT WINDS. THERMAL  
BELTS WILL LIKELY DEVELOP IN COMPLEX TERRAIN. WINDS WILL GENERALLY  
BE LIGHT AND TERRAIN-DRIVEN FOR THE NEXT SEVERAL DAYS.  
 
***WINDS ARE 20 FOOT 10 MINUTE AVERAGES***  
***CWR-CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN 0.10 OR GREATER***  
 
HIGH ELEVATION HAINES INDEX OBSERVED MONDAY MORNING OCTOBER 15  
SALEM...4 MEDFORD...5 SPOKANE...3 BOISE...2  
 
ORZ639-WAZ639-152330-  
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-  
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-66...EXCEPT 54-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........19-27 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH...EXCEPT EAST 4 TO 9  
MPH IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........59-74 PERCENT.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD...EXCEPT MODERATE RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67...EXCEPT 55-61 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 1 TO 6 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 39. HIGHS 61 TO 67. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 62 TO 69. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 39 TO 44. HIGHS 62 TO 69. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 62 TO 67. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 62 TO 68. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ610-152330-  
EAST SLOPES OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66...EXCEPT 55-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING EAST 1 TO 6  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....27-33.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........53-67 PERCENT.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...MODERATE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68...EXCEPT 56-61 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-24 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 1  
TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....EAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 59 TO 68. NORTHEAST  
WINDS 1 TO 6 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 62 TO 70. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 62 TO 70. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 40. HIGHS 61 TO 69. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 61 TO 69. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ611-152330-  
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST - MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-63.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........10-15 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 6 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHEAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-31...EXCEPT 31-36 RIDGES.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........48-63 PERCENT.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...MODERATE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHEAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-66.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHEAST WINDS 2 TO 6 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 34. HIGHS 60 TO 68. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 62 TO 71. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 37. HIGHS 65 TO 71. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 38. HIGHS 64 TO 71. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
UP TO 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 38. HIGHS 63 TO 70. SOUTH WINDS 1 TO  
5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ640-152330-  
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-65...EXCEPT 54-59 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........12-18 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHEAST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....26-34.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........54-69 PERCENT...EXCEPT 40-52 PERCENT RIDGES.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...MODERATE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...EAST WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67...EXCEPT 56-62 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........16-22 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING EAST 1 TO 5  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 36. HIGHS 61 TO 69. EAST WINDS UP  
TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 38. HIGHS 63 TO 70. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 39. HIGHS 65 TO 70. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 40. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
1 TO 6 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34 TO 41. HIGHS 65 TO 70. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 2 TO 6 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ641-WAZ641-152330-  
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-29 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 1  
TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 1  
TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........60-75 PERCENT...EXCEPT 49-61 PERCENT RIDGES.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD...EXCEPT MODERATE RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 1  
TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHEAST 2  
TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 61 TO 66. NORTHEAST  
WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 63 TO  
68. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 39 TO 44. HIGHS 64 TO  
69. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 64 TO  
69. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 42 TO 47. HIGHS 65 TO  
70. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ642-152330-  
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-62...EXCEPT 52-57 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....24-31.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........57-72 PERCENT.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD...EXCEPT MODERATE RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-65...EXCEPT 55-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........17-22 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 25 TO 33. HIGHS 61 TO 66. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 28 TO 35. HIGHS 62 TO 67. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 63 TO 68. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 38. HIGHS 63 TO 68. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 38. HIGHS 61 TO 68. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ643-WAZ643-152330-  
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-61...EXCEPT 49-55 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........55-70 PERCENT...EXCEPT 47-54 PERCENT RIDGES.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...MODERATE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-64...EXCEPT 53-58 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 40. HIGHS 56 TO 67. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 42. HIGHS 58 TO 67. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 42. HIGHS 58 TO 65. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 43. HIGHS 59 TO 67. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 45. HIGHS 61 TO 68. SOUTH  
WINDS 1 TO 6 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ644-152330-  
CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-63...EXCEPT 52-57 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........18-24 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........57-72 PERCENT...EXCEPT 46-61 PERCENT RIDGES.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...MODERATE.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-66...EXCEPT 55-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 31 TO 37. HIGHS 61 TO 68. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 60 TO 67. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 34 TO 39. HIGHS 61 TO 67. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 63 TO 70. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 61 TO 70. SOUTHEAST  
WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
ORZ645-WAZ645-152330-  
WALLOWA DISTRICT-ASOTIN COUNTY-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....53-60...EXCEPT 46-57 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........58-73 PERCENT.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD...EXCEPT MODERATE RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-65...EXCEPT 51-61 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 40. HIGHS 59 TO 68. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 41. HIGHS 59 TO 67. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 35 TO 41. HIGHS 59 TO 67. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 42. HIGHS 61 TO 69. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 43. HIGHS 60 TO 70. SOUTH  
WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
WAZ675-152330-  
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66...EXCEPT 55-60 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........24-29 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........63-78 PERCENT...EXCEPT 47-59 PERCENT RIDGES.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD...EXCEPT MODERATE RIDGES.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67...EXCEPT 56-61 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 61 TO 67. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 63 TO  
68. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 63 TO  
68. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 40 TO 45. HIGHS 64 TO  
69. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. PATCHY FOG. LOWS 41 TO 46. HIGHS 64 TO  
70. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
WAZ681-152330-  
YAKAMA ALPINE DISTRICT-  
810 AM PDT MON OCT 15 2018  
   
TODAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....58-63...EXCEPT 52-57 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHEAST WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.  
* MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.  
* MAX HUMIDITY........59-74 PERCENT.  
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY...GOOD.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...DRAINAGE WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR SURFACE.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
* SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
* MAX TEMPERATURE.....59-64...EXCEPT 53-59 RIDGES.  
* MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.  
* 20-FOOT WINDS.......  
* VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
* CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
* LAL.................1.  
* HAINES INDEX........5 (MODERATE).  
* MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
* TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 5 MPH.  
 
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...
 
   
WEDNESDAY
 
CLEAR. LOWS 32 TO 37. HIGHS 55 TO 65. TERRAIN DRIVEN  
WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 36 TO 41. HIGHS 57 TO 65. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 55 TO 64. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 37 TO 42. HIGHS 54 TO 63. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS 38 TO 43. HIGHS 54 TO 64. TERRAIN  
DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.  
 

 
 
   
8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR MONDAY OCTOBER 22 THROUGH SUNDAY OCTOBER 28
 
 
A GREATER CHANCE OF ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND NEAR TO BELOW  
NORMAL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS.  
 

 
 
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