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SPOT FORECAST FOR NBAS GRASSLAND BURNS...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TAUNTON MA
937 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE MARITIMES WILL CONTINUE TO BRING AN EAST
WIND TO THE REGION. THIS WILL CAUSE AREAS OF LOW CLOUDS OVER
HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY WHICH MAY SPREAD INTO CHESHIRE COUNTY. THESE
CLOUDS MAY PARTIALLY DISSIPATE IN THE AFTERNOON DUE TO SOLAR
HEATING. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE ACROSS THE REGION LATE
TONIGHT...FLUSHING OUT THE REMAINING CLOUDS AND BRINGING GUSTY
NORTHWEST WINDS FOR SATURDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5
                    TO 7 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 2400-3100 FT
                    AGL EARLY.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 7 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1800-21900 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)          12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............77  78  79  75  70  66
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................43  45  46  47  47  47
RH..................39  33  32  32  31  32
20 FT WIND DIR......E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT WIND SPD......6   7   7   7   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.....    10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT).......2.5 2.6 2.7 2.8 2.9 3.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.....E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
TRANSP WIND SPD.....9   9   9   8   8   8
LVORI...............2   2   2   2   2   2
ADI.................M   M   M   M   M   M
CWR.................0   0   0   0   0   0
VRATE KT-FT/1000....20  21  22  20  21  21

.TONIGHT...

MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2700 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 100-500 FT AGL
                    AROUND MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (300-18900 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)          6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
MIX HGT (KFT).......2.7 2.4 2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.....SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  W
TRANSP WIND SPD.....8   7   7   7   7   6   6   6   6   7   8   9
LVORI...............2   2   2   3   3   3   4   5   5   6   6   6
ADI.................M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M
VRATE KT-FT/1000....19  14  12  9   6   3   2   1   0   0   1   1

.SATURDAY...

MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1200 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 4500-5200 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 17 MPH...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
                    MPH EARLY.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (600-35600 KNOT-FT)...INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (88100-110700
                    KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)          6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
MIX HGT (KFT).......0.1 0.1 0.1 1.2 2.4 3.5 4.0 4.5 5.0 5.1 5.1 5.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.....W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
TRANSP WIND SPD.....10  12  14  15  17  20  21  23  25  23  21  20
LVORI...............M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M
ADI.................M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M
VRATE KT-FT/1000....1   1   1   16  36  60  73  91  111 102 92  88

$$

FORECASTER...WTB
REQUESTED BY...JON JANELLE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140418.NBASG.01/BOX



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