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DAILY DISPERSION OUTLOOK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PENDLETON OR
400 AM PDT MON JUL 28 2014

*** AIR DISPERSION CATEGORIES:   GOOD, FAIR, POOR ***

FOR THE COLUMBIA BASIN FROM PENDLETON TO WALLA WALLA AND PASCO

                              7:00 AM             AFTERNOON
SURFACE WINDS                 SE 3-7 MPH.         W 5-10 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS               SE 3-7 MPH.         SW 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT                 NEAR SURFACE.       10000 FT MSL.
DISPERSION CATEGORY           POOR.               FAIR.
OUTLOOK FOR TUE JUL 29        FAIR.

VENTILATION INDEX (CATEGORY)  25 (POOR).          150 (POOR).
OUTLOOK FOR TUE JUL 29        219 (POOR).

FOR THE UPPER YAKIMA VALLEY INCLUDING YAKIMA...UNION GAP...
SELAH...AND NACHES AREA

                              7:00 AM             AFTERNOON
SURFACE WINDS                 W 3-7 MPH.          NW 5-10 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS               W 3-7 MPH.          SW 7-13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT                 NEAR SURFACE.       11000 FT MSL.
DISPERSION CATEGORY           POOR.               GOOD.
OUTLOOK FOR TUE JUL 29        FAIR.

VENTILATION INDEX (CATEGORY)  25 (POOR).          274 (POOR).
OUTLOOK FOR TUE JUL 29        575 (FAIR).

FOR THE GRANDE RONDE RIVER VALLEY

                              7:00 AM             AFTERNOON
SURFACE WINDS                 NW 6-12 MPH.        N 5-10 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS               NW 6-12 MPH.        N 5-10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT                 NEAR SURFACE.       5500 FT MSL.
DISPERSION CATEGORY           POOR.               FAIR.
OUTLOOK FOR TUE JUL 29        GOOD.

VENTILATION INDEX (CATEGORY)  25 (POOR).          91 (POOR).
OUTLOOK FOR TUE JUL 29        679 (GOOD).

SELECT AFTERNOON FORECAST VENTILATION INDICES FOR SOME CITIES
CLE ELUM      447 (FAIR)
ELLENSBURG    624 (GOOD)
GOLDENDALE    259 (POOR)
TRI-CITIES    137 (POOR)
WALLA WALLA   137 (POOR)
YAKIMA        418 (FAIR)
BEND           81 (POOR)
ENTERPRISE    432 (FAIR)
HERMISTON     166 (POOR)
JOHN DAY      503 (FAIR)
LA GRANDE      80 (POOR)
MADRAS        245 (POOR)
MEACHAM       111 (POOR)
PENDLETON     161 (POOR)
REDMOND       204 (POOR)
SENECA        451 (FAIR)
THE DALLES     72 (POOR)

METEOROLOGICAL INFORMATION PROVIDED IN THIS PRODUCT REPRESENTS ONLY
SOME OF THE FACTORS USED IN BURN DECISIONS.  BURN DECISIONS ARE
OUTSIDE THE PURVIEW OF THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

THE VENTILATION INDEX IS A TOOL TO ASSIST SMOKE MANAGEMENT
AGENCIES IN DETERMINING BURN OR NO BURN DECISIONS.  A VENTILATION
INDEX GRAPHIC IS ON THE PENDLETON WEBSITE AT THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:
HTTP://WWW.WRH.NOAA.GOV/PDT/FORECAST/FWXGRAPHICALVENTILATION.PHP?WFO=PDT

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT THIS PRODUCT...CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PENDLETON.

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