884  
FNUS76 KPQR 191501  
FWSPQR  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FINLEY RX...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR  
801 AM PDT WED SEP 19 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 PDT ON SEPTEMBER 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE PORTLAND, OREGON OFFICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
WEAK UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE WILL LEAD TO DRY  
WEATHER AND SLIGHTLY BELOW AVERAGE TEMPERATURES TODAY AND THURSDAY.  
EXPECT NORTH TO NORTHEASTERLY WINDS TO SHIFT TO THE WEST-NORTHWEST  
AND INCREASE ABRUPTLY MID TO LATE AFTERNOON AS MARINE AIR SURGES  
INLAND THROUGH THE COAST RANGE. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT  
NEARLY OVERHEAD ON THURSDAY WITH MAINLY LIGHT TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS.  
THERE REMAINS A CHANCE FOR LIGHT RAIN LATE FRIDAY OR EARLY SATURDAY,  
BUT WETTING RAINS DO NOT APPEAR LIKELY.  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FOG IN THE MORNING.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-74.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......UPSLOPE 1 TO 3 MPH BECOMING NORTH-NORTHEAST 2 TO  
4 MPH AFTER 1000 BEFORE BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO  
7 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH AFTER 1500.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......RISING TO 5000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).  
HAINES INDEX (MID)..4 (LOW).  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.  
 
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........A FEW CLOUDS LATE.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-43.  
MAX HUMIDITY........92-96 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST-NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH WITH GUSTS 15 MPH  
BECOMING DRAINAGE LESS THAN 3 MPH AFTER 2100.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO NEAR SURFACE OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..3 (VERY LOW).  
HAINES INDEX (MID)..3 (VERY LOW).  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.  
 
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........A FEW MORNING CLOUDS. OTHERWISE, MOSTLY SUNNY.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....73-75.  
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......BECOMING UPSLOPE 1 TO 4 MPH AFTER 0900.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX(HIGH)..2 (VERY LOW).  
HAINES INDEX (MID)..3 (VERY LOW).  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.  
 

 
 
FORECASTER...NEUMAN  
REQUESTED BY...SILAS BAFFA  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1815874.2/PQR  
.DELDT 09/19/18  
.EMAIL SILAS_BAFFA@FWS.GOV  
 
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