Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Mills Creek Unit 2 RX...USFS
National Weather Service Baltimore MD/Washington DC
908 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 EDT on March 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...High pressure over the area this morning will move offshore tonight.
A warming trend will begin tomorrow with humidity levels increasing, but any rain will
stay north of the prescribed burn. Winds will also increase from the southwest with
good ventilation rates after the nocturnal inversion breaks up.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 60.
Min humidity........42 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 8 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......700-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (9100-44200 knot-ft).

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........83 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 6 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......300-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (1500-33600 knot-ft).

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 6 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......200-1800 ft AGL...increasing to 2200-3400 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 11 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (1400-36900 knot-ft).

$$
Forecaster...Rosa
Requested by...Butch Shaw
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704774.3/LWX



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