Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FERN CREEK...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
216 AM EDT MON APR 21 2014

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE...AND A VERY DRY ATMOSPHERE IN PLACE...WILL CONTINUE
TODAY. DESPITE THE WARM TEMPERATURES EXPECTED...HIGH CLOUD COVER WILL
GRADUALLY INCREASE BY MIDDAY...WITH PERHAPS A THICK CIRRUS CANOPY
FOR THE AFTERNOON.

RH VALUES WILL RECOVER INTO THE 50 TO 55 PERCENT RANGE BY
SUNRISE. HOWEVER...WARMING DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS
IS EXPECTED TO ALLOW RH VALUES TO DROP INTO THE 20 TO 25 PERCENT
RANGE. INITIAL LIGHT SE WINDS THIS MORNING WILL COME AROUND TO W
DIRECTION BY LATE MORNING AND RANGE 5 TO 10 MPH WITH MINIMAL
GUSTS.

A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH LATE TONIGHT WITH INCREASING MOISTURE
TO ALLOW RH VALUES TO RECOVER OVERNIGHT. SOME SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE
DURING THE PREDAWN HOURS AHEAD OF THE FRONT WITH ANOTHER BAND OF
SHOWERS WITH THE FRONT AS IT CROSSES TUESDAY AFTERNOON. PRECIP
AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE LIGHT...GENERALLY LESS THAN A QUARTER
OF AN INCH.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........4         4         25        70
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TEMP............46        55        70        75
RH..............55        49        30        23
20 FT WIND......SE 3      SE 3      W 7G10    W 8G10
MIX HGT (FT)....200       400       3000      6500
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 3      SE 3      W 7       W 10
CWR.............0         0         0         0
LAL.............1         1         1         1
HAINES INDEX....5         5         5         4

$$
FORECASTER...30
REQUESTED BY...PEGGY AINSLIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140421.FERNC.01/RLX







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