Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCKHOUSE WILDFIRE...VIRGINIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
827 PM EDT THU APR 24 2014

.DISCUSSION...
AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES ACROSS THE MIDWEST...HIGH CLOUDS WILL
CONTINUE TO STREAM ACROSS THE MIDDLE OHIO RIVER VALLEY AND CENTRAL
APPALACHIANS TONIGHT. THERE WILL BE A DECENT RH RECOVERY.

THAT LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL PASS TO THE NORTH FRIDAY WITH A WEAK
COLD FRONT SLIDING THROUGH...BRINGING SHOWERS ON FRIDAY...MAINLY FROM
MID MORNING UNTIL MID AFTERNOON.

A SECOND WEAK FRONT ON SATURDAY WILL BRING MAINLY CLOUDS...WITH HIGH
PRESSURE IN CONTROL FOR SUNDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ON THE MILD
SIDE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH HIGHS MOSTLY IN THE 70S.

A WET AND COOL PATTERN WILL THEN BEGIN TO TAKE HOLD NEXT WEEK...WITH
BELOW NORMAL TEMPERATURES EXPECTED.

.REST OF TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)      8 PM      11 PM     2 AM      5 AM
SKY (%).........21        34        52        80
WEATHER COV.....                              S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      RNSHWR
TSTM COV........NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TEMP............64        58        54        52
RH..............27        50        58        76
20 FT WIND......S 2       S 2G5     S 3       S 5
MIX HGT (FT)....4700      1000      400       300
TRANSPORT WIND..S 9       S 2       S 5       S 6
MIX HGT (FT)....4700      1000      400       300
TRANSPORT WIND..S 9       S 2       S 5       S 6
CWR.............0         0         0         10
LAL.............1         1         1         1
HAINES INDEX....4         4         4         4

.FRIDAY...
TIME (EDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........84        97        100       89
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE    LIKELY    DEFNTE    LIKELY
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
TSTM COV........NONE      CHANCE    CHANCE    CHANCE
TEMP............52        54        61        67
RH..............79        82        73        56
20 FT WIND......S 5       S 7       S 12      SW 12G20
MIX HGT (FT)....200       200       2400      5400
TRANSPORT WIND..S 6       S 7       S 18      SW 31
MIX HGT (FT)....200       200       2400      5400
TRANSPORT WIND..S 6       S 7       S 18      SW 31
CWR.............10        60        70        50
LAL.............1         1         2         2
HAINES INDEX....4         4         3         3

$$
FORECASTER...TRM
REQUESTED BY...DEBBIE ZIMNIEWICZ
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140424.ROCKH.01/RLX







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