468  
FNUS76 KPQR 191501  
FWSPQR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BASKETT SLOUGH PILES...RESENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
329 PM PDT FRI OCT 18 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 PDT ON OCTOBER 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE PORTLAND, OREGON OFFICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
COOL AND WET CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH MONDAY AS A SERIES OF  
FRONTS MOVES ACROSS THE BURN AREA. THE FIRST FRONT WILL BE  
TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY MORNING. WETTING RAIN AND A BURST OF BREEZY  
WINDS IS EXPECTED WITH THIS FRONT. POST FRONTAL SHOWERS AND A  
SLIGHT CHANCE FOR THUNDERSTORMS FOLLOW SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE  
NEXT FRONT WILL PRODUCE ANOTHER CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN ON  
SUNDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS.  
CWR.................52 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........71-76 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 5 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO  
10 MPH.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO  
16 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 24 MPH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.03 INCHES.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN.  
CWR.................52 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....49.  
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING  
TO 10 TO 15 MPH OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.  
RIDGETOP...........SOUTH WINDS 10 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING  
TO 15 TO 20 MPH OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS UP  
TO 35 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL EARLY EVENING THEN 500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 24 MPH IN THE EVENING INCREASING  
TO 35 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.30 INCHES.  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
CWR.................24 PERCENT.  
LAL.................2.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 12 MPH.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
RIDGETOP...........WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 22 MPH.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......NEAR THE SURFACE EARLY MORNING THEN 4900 FT AGL  
AROUND NOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 24 MPH.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.12 INCHES.  
 

 
FORECASTER...JENSEN  
REQUESTED BY...JEREMIAH MAGHAN  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1917457.1/PQR  
.DELDT 10/18/19  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL JEREMIAH_MAGHAN@FWS.GOV  
 
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