Spot Forecast Request
Issued by NWS Sterling, VA

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A SPOT FORECAST REQUEST HAS JUST BEEN RECEIVED FOR A PRESCRIBED FIRE
NAMED "Big Meadows"

           PRIORITY:  IMMEDIATE
               DATE:  10/2/14
               TIME:  1100
       PROJECT NAME:  Big Meadows
       PROJECT TYPE:  PRESCRIBED
  REQUESTING AGENCY:  NPS
REQUESTING OFFICIAL:  John Fry
     REQUEST REASON:  IAMS
                FAX:  (540) 999-3644
    EMERGENCY PHONE:  (540) 999-3500 3443
           LOCATION:
              STATE:
               DLAT:   38.51537
               DLON:    78.44204
           EXPOSURE:  South
          FUEL TYPE:  Grass
         SHELTERING:  UNSHELTERED
   BOTTOM ELEVATION:  3469
      TOP ELEVATION:  3540
       SIZE (ACRES):  35

WEATHER CONDITIONS AT PROJECT OR FROM NEARBY STATIONS
Big Meadows - west ELEV=3500 TIME=1400 WIND=SE 2-5 T=61 TW=57 RH=79 TD= 95% cloud cover
Big Meadows - west ELEV=3500 TIME=1500 WIND=ESE 1-3 T=64 TW=59 RH=75 TD= 80% cloud cover, sun at obs pt
Big Meadows - west ELEV=3500 TIME=1600 WIND=ESE 2-5 T=61 TW=57 RH=81 TD= 100% cloud cover, low deck

...REMARKS...
We would like an updated spot forecast for our prescribed burn at Big
Meadows in Shenandoah National Park, tentatively planned for 1100 on
Thursday 10/2.  Please provide ventilation rates in the hourly
forecast.  Wx observations were taken today in the burn unit.  Thank
you.

...WEATHER PARAMETERS REQUESTED...
         SKY / WEATHER: 1,1,1
           TEMPERATURE: 1,1,1
     RELATIVE HUMIDITY: 1,1,1
          20 FOOT WIND: 1,1,1
CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN: 1,1,1
      SMOKE DISPERSION: 1,1,1
           WAVE HEIGHT: 0,0,0

SITE:  LWX
OFILE:  20141002.BIGME.02
TIMEZONE:  EST5EDT



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