Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Burlington, VT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RUTLAND TOWN RX BURN...VERMONT DEPT. OF FORESTS AND PARKS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BURLINGTON VT
355 PM EDT FRI APR 17 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1230 EDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

.DISCUSSION...
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS IN EFFECT FOR SATURDAY AFTERNOON FROM NOON TO 6 PM EDT
...FOR WINDSOR COUNTY AND WESTERN RUTLAND COUNTY IN SOUTH CENTRAL VERMONT.
A FIRE WEATHER WATCH IS NOT IN EFFECT FOR EASTERN RUTLAND COUNTY DUE TO SNOW
COVER OVER THE HIGHER ELEVATIONS OF THE GREEN MOUNTAINS.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AS LOW AS 30 PERCENT SATURDAY AFTERNOON.
A LOW PRESSURE AREA WILL MOVE SOUTHEAST FROM CANADA INTO NORTHEASTERN VERMONT
BY EARLY SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR SOME LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP SATURDAY
AFTERNOON WITH SOME WIND GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH POSSIBLE.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST
                    7 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)          NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............58     48     41
WEATHER COV.........S CHC  CHANCE S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............
TEMP................59     62     60
RH..................42     36     36
20 FT WIND..........W 10   W 14   NW 16
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     20     30
CHC OF PCPN (%).....20     30     20

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 32.
MAX HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                    IN THE EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH LATE.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............38     40     48     38     9      17
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................57     52     45     40     38     34
RH..................37     43     55     64     64     75
20 FT WIND..........NW 14  NW 9   W 9    W 6    N 0    SE 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....30     30     30     25     15     15
CHC OF PCPN (%).....10     10     10     10     10     0

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............18     0      0      0      0      0
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................32     36     43     51     57     60
RH..................81     69     47     33     25     22
20 FT WIND..........E 3    NE 2   NE 5   NE 8   N 9    NE 9
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     10     10
CHC OF PCPN (%).....0      0      0      0      0      0

$$
FORECASTER...NWS_BTV
REQUESTED BY...LARS LUND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150418.RUTLA.01/BTV


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