810  
FNUS76 KPQR 131140  
FWSPQR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HONKER UNIT 770...USFS WIF  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
440 AM PDT THU JUN 13 2024  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 PDT ON JUNE 13.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION.
 
LIGHT FLOW THIS MORNING, WITH RATHER FLAT PRESSURE  
GRADIENTS. OVERALL, TYPICAL MID-JUNE DAY WITH SEASONAL CONDITIONS.  
HIGH PRESSURE OFFSHORE WILL MOVE CLOSER TO THE COAST TODAY. AS  
SUCH, WILL SEE INCREASING ONSHORE FLOW THIS AFTERNOON INTO THIS  
EVENING, WITH LOCALLY BREEZY CONDITIONS OVER THE HIGHER TERRAIN.  
WEAK FRONT WILL GRADUALLY WORK INTO THE PACIFIC NW ON FRIDAY. NOT  
MUCH IN WAY OF MOISTURE FOR THE BURN AREA, BUT WILL MAINTAIN  
MODERATE TO STRONG ONSHORE FLOW, WITH BIT COOLER TEMPERATURES AND  
BIT HIGHER HUMIDITY.  
 
   
TODAY (13 JUNE)
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
CWR.................1 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.  
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 35 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......VARIABLE 1-3 MPH, BECOMING WEST 3-6 MPH.  
RIDGETOP...........NORTH 2-5 MPH THIS MORNING, THEN WEST TO  
NORTHWEST 6-8 MPH AFTER 1400.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5-10 MPH, BECOMING NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH  
THIS AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
HAINES INDEX (MID)..5 (MODERATE).  
 
TIME (PDT) 10AM NOON 2PM 4PM 6PM  
TEMP.............. 66 69 75 74 70  
RH................ 46% 39% 36% 39% 44%  
20 FT WIND DIR.... SE NW W W W  
20 FT WIND SPD.... 2 3 5 7 8  
20 FT WIND GUST... 3 6 10 12 14  
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................1 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.  
MAX HUMIDITY........ABOVE 85 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST 3-6 MPH UNTIL 2200, THEN DRAINAGE.  
RIDGETOP...........WEST 6-9 MPH UNTIL 2200, THEN EASING TO  
3-6 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10-15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
HAINES INDEX (MID)..5 (MODERATE).  
 
TIME (PDT) 6PM 8PM  
TEMP.............. 70 62  
RH................ 44% 52%  
20 FT WIND DIR.... W W  
20 FT WIND SPD.... 8 7  
20 FT WIND GUST... 14 14  
 
   
FRIDAY (14 JUNE)
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....BIT COOLER, WITH HIGH NEAR 67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........NEAR 40 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......VARIABLE 1-3 MPH IN THE MORNING, THEN  
WEST 3-6 MPH BY AFTERNOON.  
RIDGETOP...........WEST 2-6 MPH, BECOMING WEST 6-10 MPH  
WITH GUSTS TO 20 MPH BY 1300.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10-15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).  
HAINES INDEX (MID)..5 (MODERATE).  
 
 

 
FORECASTER...ROCKEY  
REQUESTED BY...DIRK ROGERS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2416031.1/PQR  
.DELDT 06/13/24  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL DIRK.ROGERS@USDA.GOV  
 
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