Real Time Weather Data: 7/27/16 - 11:30pm

Winds - 15 min Average 4.13 MPH N S E W Wind Speed 4.13 mph Peak Wind Gust 6.36 mph Wind Direction 336.00°az Current: 15m ago: 30m ago: 45m ago:
Temps - 15 min Average 69.59°F -20 -10 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120 4 in. Soil Temp 72.26°F 8 in. Soil Temp 70.86°F
Humidity - 15 min Average 49.58% 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 24hr Precipitation 0 in. Accum. Precipitation 7.08 in.

Courtesy of US Bureau of Reclamation AgriMet Network

Updates at :10, :25, :40, :55 approx.


Aircraft Soundings: Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 7:15 am

Surface Temperature 51°F -20 -10 0 10 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 100 110 120
Soundings All Elevations MSL Madras Airport 2450ft MSL 8000ft 52°F 7500ft 55°F 7000ft 58°F 6500ft 59°F 6000ft 59°F 5500ft 59°F 5000ft 58°F 4500ft 57°F 4000ft 58°F 3500ft 57°F 3000ft 54°F 2500ft 52°F
Winds 4000ft: NW @ 15 knots 6000ft: NW @ 9 knots 8000ft: SW @ 10 knots Visibility North @ 4000ft: 75 miles very light haze North @ 8000ft: 100+ miles clear South @ 4000ft: 75 miles light smoke/haze South @ 8000ft: 75+ miles clear

Pilot Report

Smoke layer from the NE to the South; descended from yesterday to 7500 ft. The Warm Springs Rattle snake fire looks calm- possibly controlled at this point. High clouds to the NW about 14,000 ft. Light turbulence @ 5500 ft. No clouds over Central Oregon- a beautiful day.

Notes

Despite a good pibal, and good burning conditions, we did not burn any fields yesterday. Garlic harvest is keeping many growers busy, and the Jefferson County Fair (beginning today) is keeping others busy. This season is off to a slow start; the Spotted Frog issue kept many growers from planting fields earlier- because of not knowing how much water would be available. 0 acres burned, 0 complaints.


PiBal Soundings: July 26, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Hodograph N S E W 5051 ft 2526 ft 10mph
Wind Profile 709 ft 7 mph 1358 ft 7 mph 2008 ft 8 mph 2628 ft 9 mph 3248 ft 6 mph 3839 ft 8 mph 4429 ft 5 mph 5020 ft 6 mph 5610 ft 6 mph
PiBal Sounding Data Elevation Azimuth Layer Direction Speed 51°az 143°az 709 ft 323°az 7 mph 50°az 136°az 1358 ft 309°az 7 mph 47°az 131°az 2008 ft 303°az 8 mph 45°az 126°az 2628 ft 294°az 9 mph 46°az 121°az 3248 ft 277°az 6 mph 45°az 121°az 3839 ft 301°az 8 mph 46°az 120°az 4429 ft 291°az 5 mph 47°az 115°az 5020 ft 253°az 6 mph 48°az 110°az 5610 ft 244°az 6 mph

Remarks


Sunrise 5:47am 14:47 Daylight Sunset 8:35pm 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11

The Jefferson County Smoke Management Program is a cooperative effort of the Jefferson County Seed Growers Association and the Jefferson County Fire Protection District #1 to create a safe, controlled agricultural field burning season that ensures public safety and minimizes, to the greatest degree possible, impacts of smoke on the communities of Central Oregon.