Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Jackson, KY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BIG SWAG...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSON KY
722 AM EST SAT JAN 31 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EST ON JANUARY 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP WINDS LIGHT ACROSS
THE AREA TODAY...WITH TRANSPORT WINDS AVERAGING AROUND 6 MPH
OR LESS OUT OF THE SOUTH AND SOUTHWEST. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL
BOTTOM OUT BELOW 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. MOSTLY SUNNY
SKIES WILL START OUT ACROSS THE REGION TODAY...HOWEVER
CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE OUT AHEAD OF THE NEXT
APPROACHING WEATHER SYSTEM IN THE AFTERNOON. THERE IS A
CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN TONIGHT...BEFORE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
MOVES IN FOR SUNDAY AFTERNOON. RAIN WILL CONTINUE INTO SUNDAY
NIGHT...BEFORE COLDER AIR MOVES IN AND CHANGES THE
PRECIPITATION OVER TO SNOW. CHANCES OF SNOW SHOWERS WILL
LINGER INTO MONDAY...BEFORE TAPERING OFF BY MONDAY EVENING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
RIDGETOP WIND.......LIGHT WINDS.
POP.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....LIGHT...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 7 MPH.

TIME (EST)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........24     30     39     59      70     75
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............19     24     33     39     42     41
RH..............89     72     54     39     33     38
20 FT WIND......S 2    S 2    S 3    SW 3   SW 4   SW 4
20 FT WIND GUST.
RIDGETOP WIND...S 2    S 2    S 3    S  3   S  4   S  4
MIX HGT (FT)....395    1084   1523   2151   2432   2051
TRANSPORT WIND..S 2    SE 2   SE 3   S  4   SW 6   SW 5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN TOWARDS
                    DAWN.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTH AROUND 0 MPH.
POP.................20 PERCENT.

TIME (EST)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........79     81     82     83     81     82
WEATHER COV.....                                   S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RAIN
TEMP............37     35     34     33     34     35
RH..............53     55     56     61     62     65
20 FT WIND......SW 1   SE 1   SE 1   SE 1   SE 1   SE 1
20 FT WIND GUST.
RIDGETOP WIND...SW 0   SE 0   SE 0   SE 0   SE 0   SE 0
MIX HGT (FT)....700    400    300    300    400    500
TRANSPORT WIND..S 0    S 0    S 0    S 0    S 0    S 8

$$
FORECASTER...GEOGERIAN
REQUESTED BY...ALISON COONS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150131.BIGSW.02/JKL






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