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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR NE OREGON AND SE WASHINGTON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014


.DISCUSSION...PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE TODAY AHEAD AND WITH A
COLD FRONT. EXPECT WETTING RAINS IN THE MOUNTAINS TODAY. WINDS
WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND CONTINUE TO BE BREEZY
TO LOCALLY WINDY THROUGH FRIDAY. A WEAK RIDGE WILL BRING WARMER
AND DRIER CONDITIONS DURING THE WEEKEND BEFORE UNSETTLED WEATHER
RETURNS ON MONDAY.


***WINDS ARE 20 FOOT 10 MINUTE AVERAGES***
***CWR-CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN 0.10 OR GREATER***

HIGH ELEVATION HAINES INDEX OBSERVED THURSDAY MORNING APRIL 17
SALEM...2     MEDFORD...2     SPOKANE...2     BOISE...2

ORZ639-WAZ639-172330-
EAST SLOPES OF THE NORTHERN OREGON CASCADES-
EAST SLOPES OF THE SOUTHERN WASHINGTON CASCADES-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........50-57...EXCEPT 43-51 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............67-82 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH INCREASING TO 8 TO 14
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR......................70 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........33-39.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............87-97 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH...EXCEPT WEST 7 TO 13
      MPH IN THE EASTERN COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR......................30 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........55-62...EXCEPT 47-53 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............29-39 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH. IN THE EASTERN
      COLUMBIA RIVER GORGE...GUSTS TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 (LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............6300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 31 TO
36. HIGHS 58 TO 68. SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO
39. HIGHS 57 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
35 TO 40. HIGHS 56 TO 66. WEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 39.
HIGHS 51 TO 61. WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO
38. HIGHS 50 TO 60. WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.

$$

ORZ610-172330-
EAST SLOPES OF CENTRAL OREGON CASCADES-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
  MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........49-57...EXCEPT 40-46 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............57-72 PERCENT...EXCEPT 72-86 PERCENT
  RIDGES.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 5 TO
      11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 2 TO 6 MPH INCREASING TO 8 TO 14
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR......................80 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............4500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN
  THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........27-34.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............85-99 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR......................30 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........56-62...EXCEPT 47-54 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............24-32 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 (LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............6300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
30 TO 35. HIGHS 57 TO 69. SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS. MOSTLY CLOUDY. LOWS
28 TO 34. HIGHS 55 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 36.
HIGHS 54 TO 67. WEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 47 TO 58. WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 45 TO 57. WEST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH.

$$

ORZ611-172330-
DESCHUTES NATIONAL FOREST - MINUS SISTERS RANGER DISTRICT-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........49-54...EXCEPT 42-48 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............52-67 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 6 TO
      12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 7 TO 13
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR......................70 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............5600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE
  EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........26-31.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............88-97 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 10 TO 17 MPH DECREASING TO 6 TO
      11 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH.
* CWR......................40 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........55-60...EXCEPT 49-54 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............17-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 3 TO 7 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 (LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN. LOWS
26 TO 31. HIGHS 57 TO 66. SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 26 TO
31. HIGHS 55 TO 64. SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 34.
HIGHS 53 TO 62. SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS 44 TO 52. NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 25 TO 30. HIGHS 43 TO 49. WEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.

$$

ORZ640-172330-
CENTRAL MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........53-58...EXCEPT 46-53 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............50-63 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 6 TO
      12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....LIGHT LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 7
      TO 13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR......................60 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
  10 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
  EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER
  MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........27-32.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............87-96 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN
      THE EVENING.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH.
* CWR......................30 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 15
  MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........56-61...EXCEPT 50-55 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............20-27 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 (LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............7500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...WARMER. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 64 TO 70.
SOUTH WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 60 TO 66. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 37.
HIGHS 61 TO 66. WEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 36. HIGHS 50 TO 56. NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO
9 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS 48 TO 56. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO
11 MPH.

$$

ORZ641-WAZ641-172330-
LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF OREGON-LOWER COLUMBIA BASIN OF WASHINGTON-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........54-59.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............56-64 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      WEST 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
      WEST 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR......................70 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............3900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
  EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........36-42.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............85-94 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH.
* CWR......................40 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........57-64...EXCEPT 54-59 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............21-30 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 13 TO 19 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 15 TO 22 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............8300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 25 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 66 TO 72. SOUTH
WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 36 TO 42. HIGHS 61 TO 68. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
38 TO 43. HIGHS 64 TO 70. SOUTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 38 TO 44.
HIGHS 56 TO 65. WEST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
34 TO 41. HIGHS 56 TO 65. WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.

$$

ORZ642-172330-
SOUTHERN BLUE AND STRAWBERRY MOUNTAINS-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........55-66.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............31-46 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 4 TO
      9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
* CWR......................20 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............7600 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
  SOUTHWEST 10 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE
  EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........28-33.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............91-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
* CWR......................40 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 15
  MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........53-58...EXCEPT 48-54 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............18-26 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............4 (LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............7300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 27 TO 32. HIGHS 60 TO 68.
SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 59 TO 67. WEST
WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 37.
HIGHS 57 TO 65. SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
29 TO 36. HIGHS 48 TO 54. NORTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 26 TO 31. HIGHS 45 TO 52. NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO
9 MPH.

$$

ORZ643-WAZ643-172330-
NORTHERN BLUE MOUNTAINS OF OREGON-BLUE MOUNTAINS OF WASHINGTON-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........49-58...EXCEPT 46-51 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............53-68 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4
      TO 9 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
* CWR......................80 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............5400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
  AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........33-39...EXCEPT 29-34 RIDGES.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............89-99 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH.
* CWR......................90 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY
  SUNNY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........49-58...EXCEPT 42-48 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............30-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 10 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR......................10 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............6200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 30 MPH BECOMING 20 TO 25 MPH
  IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 35. HIGHS 55 TO 67. SOUTH
WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 30 TO 38. HIGHS 51 TO 64. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO 39.
HIGHS 54 TO 67. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
32 TO 40. HIGHS 44 TO 56. WEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 37. HIGHS 44 TO 57. WEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.

$$

ORZ644-172330-
CENTRAL BLUE MOUNTAINS-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........51-60...EXCEPT 46-53 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............47-62 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
* CWR......................70 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............7000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE
  EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........30-35.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............91-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
* CWR......................80 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
  AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........51-58...EXCEPT 45-50 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............26-35 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 58 TO 68. SOUTH
WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 54 TO 65. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 30 TO 36.
HIGHS 56 TO 66. SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
29 TO 36. HIGHS 46 TO 55. NORTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 28 TO 33. HIGHS 44 TO 54. WEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.

$$

ORZ645-WAZ645-172330-
WALLOWA DISTRICT-ASOTIN COUNTY-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
  MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........53-62...EXCEPT 49-54 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............39-54 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
* CWR......................20 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............6300 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
  SOUTHWEST UP TO 20 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN
  AND SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........32-39.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............89-99 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
* CWR......................80 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST UP TO 15 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........48-57...EXCEPT 42-48 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............28-37 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.
* CWR......................10 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............7400 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 5 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS 58 TO 71. SOUTH
WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 32 TO 39. HIGHS 55 TO 67. WEST
WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 33 TO 39.
HIGHS 56 TO 68. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.TUESDAY...COOLER. CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 32 TO
41. HIGHS 46 TO 57. TERRAIN DRIVEN WINDS LESS THAN 5 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 38. HIGHS 43 TO 57. NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO
8 MPH.

$$

WAZ675-172330-
EASTERN WASHINGTON SOUTHERN COLUMBIA BASIN-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........56-61...EXCEPT 51-56 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............53-61 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...UPSLOPE LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING WEST 4 TO 9
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....SOUTHWEST WINDS 1 TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO
      WEST 6 TO 12 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR......................40 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............4100 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY
  CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE EVENING.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........35-41.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............76-91 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH.
* CWR......................10 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............200 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY SUNNY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........59-65...EXCEPT 53-60 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............17-25 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
      MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 15 TO 21 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............8800 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
  MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 33 TO 38. HIGHS 64 TO 72. SOUTH
WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 35 TO 42. HIGHS 61 TO 69. SOUTHWEST
WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
38 TO 44. HIGHS 63 TO 71. SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 37 TO 44.
HIGHS 59 TO 67. WEST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS
36 TO 42. HIGHS 59 TO 68. WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.

$$

WAZ681-172330-
YAKAMA ALPINE DISTRICT-
847 AM PDT THU APR 17 2014

.TODAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........46-54...EXCEPT 40-49 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............67-82 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 3 TO 8 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH INCREASING TO 7 TO 13
      MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
* CWR......................70 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............4000 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.

.TONIGHT...
* SKY/WEATHER..............MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS
  AFTER MIDNIGHT.
* MIN TEMPERATURE..........28-34.
* MAX HUMIDITY.............89-100 PERCENT.
* HUMIDITY RECOVERY........EXCELLENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 11 TO 17 MPH.
* CWR......................30 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............2 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............500 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 25 MPH.

.FRIDAY...
* SKY/WEATHER..............PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
  SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
* MAX TEMPERATURE..........48-56...EXCEPT 43-51 RIDGES.
* MIN HUMIDITY.............28-40 PERCENT.
* 20-FOOT WINDS............
*     VALLEYS/LWR SLOPES...WEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH.
*     RIDGES/UPR SLOPES....WEST WINDS 12 TO 19 MPH.
* CWR......................0 PERCENT.
* LAL......................1.
* HAINES INDEX.............3 (VERY LOW).
* MIXING HEIGHT............6900 FT AGL.
* TRANSPORT WINDS..........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.


.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 7......
.SATURDAY...A CHANCE OF RAIN. PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS 29 TO 34. HIGHS
51 TO 61. SOUTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 9 MPH.
.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 27 TO 34. HIGHS 51 TO 60. SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS 29 TO 36.
HIGHS 49 TO 61. SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 7 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS.
LOWS 29 TO 35. HIGHS 46 TO 55. WEST WINDS 4 TO 10 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
SHOWERS. LOWS 31 TO 36. HIGHS 44 TO 55. WEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH.

$$


.8-14 DAY OUTLOOK FOR THURSDAY APRIL 24 THROUGH WEDNESDAY APRIL 30...

A GREATER CHANCE OF NEAR NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND ABOVE NORMAL
PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED.

$$







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