Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Spot Forecast for MDBWR Marshlands...USFWS
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
549 AM EST Tue Feb 20 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EST on February 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A warm front lifts north of the area this morning. High pressure
becomes anchored off the southeast coast tonight and Wednesday
bringing a return to well above normal temperatures. A backdoor
cold front moves into the Mid-Atlantic region through the end of
the week.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent), then becoming partly
                    sunny (50-60 percent). Widespread fog early in
                    the morning, then patchy fog late in the
                    morning.
Max temperature.....Around 68.
Min humidity........75 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 7 to 10 mph.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
Mixing height.......300-1300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 9 to 14 mph.

TIME (EST)          10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).............90  90  90  90  60  54  49  46
Weather cov.........PTY PTY
Weather type........FOG FOG
Tstm cov............
Temp................57  59  62  64  65  66  67  65
RH..................96  93  87  81  81  81  75  75
20 FT wind dir......SW  SW  SW  S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd......6   6   6   7   7   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.....15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft).......0.3 0.7 1.0 1.3 1.0 0.6 0.3 0.3
Transp wind dir.....SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S
Transp wind spd.....13  13  14  14  14  13  13  12
ADI.................14  14  17  20  17  14  10  9
Chc of pcpn (%).....10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
VRate kt-ft/1000....4   7   11  15  11  7   3   3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent), then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (45-55 percent). Patchy fog after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 55.
Max humidity........93 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 8 to 9 mph.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.

TIME (EST)          6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).............42  39  40  42  44  46  47  49  50  51  51  52
Weather cov.........                            PTY PTY PTY PTY PTY
Weather type........                            FOG FOG FOG FOG FOG
Tstm cov............
Temp................63  60  60  59  59  59  59  59  58  58  58  58
RH..................78  84  84  87  83  83  83  83  90  90  90  90
20 FT wind dir......S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd......6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.....15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
LVORI...............4   4   4   5   4   4   4   4   5   5   5   5
Chc of pcpn (%).....10  0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent). Patchy fog early
                    in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........64 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 7 to 10 mph.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
Mixing height.......300-2000 ft AGL, increasing to 1900-2700 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 9 to 16 mph.

TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).............53     53     51     49     48     49
Weather cov.........PATCHY
Weather type........FOG    NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov............
Temp................57     59     65     69     72     71
RH..................93     87     73     68     64     66
20 ft wind..........S 6    S 6    SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6
20 ft wind gust.....15     15     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)........300    500    900    2000   2600   2700
Transport wind......S 9    S 10   SW 15  SW 16  SW 16  SW 15
ADI.................11     12     18     39     47     44
Chc of pcpn (%).....0      10     10     10     10     10
VRate kt-ft/1000....2      5      12     27     36     34

$$
Forecaster...MONTEFUSCO
Requested by...John Ashcraft
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800862.5/AKQ
.EMAIL john_ashcraft@fws.gov


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