Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Spot Forecast for 26B-1...US Army, DPW-ENRD-Forestry
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
452 AM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on March 30.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure becomes centered off the northeast coast tonight and
Thursday. Low pressure and associated frontal boundaries track
across the region Friday bringing rain and a chance of
thunderstorms. High pressure builds over the area for the
weekend.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent)...then becoming
                    cloudy (85-95 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph
                    early in the morning.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Mixing height.......300-1500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 9 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)          10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).............47  40  51  62  73  78  83  88
Weather cov.........
Weather type........
Tstm cov............
Temp................47  49  51  53  54  54  55  54
RH..................60  56  52  50  48  48  47  48
20 FT wind dir......E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd......4   4   4   4   4   4   5   5
20 FT wind gust.....10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft).......0.3 1.0 1.5 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.2 1.4
Transp wind dir.....E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.....10  9   9   9   9   9   9   10
LVORI...............3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
ADI.................8   12  15  13  14  14  14  17
Chc of pcpn (%).....0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Haines index........2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
VRate kt-ft/1000....2   9   12  10  10  10  10  13

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). A chance of showers
                    after midnight. Showers late.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........89 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 6 to 7 mph.
Chance of pcpn......100 percent.
Mixing height.......300-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 8 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)          6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).............89  90  90  93  95  97  98  99  100 100 100 100
Weather cov.........                        CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC DEF
Weather type........                        RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov............
Temp................54  53  52  51  51  51  51  51  50  50  50  49
RH..................50  54  59  63  63  66  68  71  77  80  83  89
20 FT wind dir......SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd......5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.....10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  15
Mix hgt (kft).......1.1 1.0 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.0 1.0 0.9 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.3
Transp wind dir.....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.....12  12  13  14  15  15  14  10  9   8   8   8
LVORI...............2   2   2   3   2   3   3   3   4   4   4   5
ADI.................15  11  9   9   10  10  9   7   8   7   7   7
Chc of pcpn (%).....0   0   10  10  10  10  30  30  30  40  40  100
Haines index........2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
VRate kt-ft/1000....11  10  14  14  14  13  11  9   6   4   3   2

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Showers. A slight
                    chance of thunderstorms late.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........70 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 7 to 9 mph. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms late.
Chance of pcpn......100 percent.
Mixing height.......300-1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 9 to 15 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).............100    100    100    100    100    96
Weather cov.........DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE LIKELY
Weather type........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov............                                   S CHC
Temp................49     50     56     61     64     66
RH..................89     86     77     72     73     70
20 ft wind..........SE 5   SE 6   SE 6   S 6    S 6    S 6
20 ft wind gust.....15     15     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)........300    300    300    400    600    1100
Transport wind......SE 9   S 14   S 14   S 14   S 15   S 12
LVORI...............5      4      4      3      3      3
ADI.................9      15     15     16     16     17
Chc of pcpn (%).....100    100    100    90     80     60
Haines index........2      2      2      2      3      3
VRate kt-ft/1000....2      3      4      6      7      12

$$
Forecaster...MONTEFUSCO
Requested by...Chris McClelland
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705503.0/AKQ
.EMAIL christopher.s.mcclelland.civ@mail.mil


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