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SPOT FORECAST FOR SGL 33 SANDY RIDGE...PA GAME COMMISSION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
506 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 EDT ON SEPTEMBER 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STATE COLLEGE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK...DRY COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE SOUTH ACROSS THE COMMONWEALTH
LATE THIS MORNING AND THIS AFTERNOON. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
AHEAD OF THE FRONT WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH THIS AFTERNOON...BUT
REMAIN UNDER 10 MPH. A LARGE AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE PASSING NORTH
OF THE DISTRICT TONIGHT WILL BRING MAINLY CLEAR SKIES AND A LIGHT
NORTHEAST WIND. FRIDAY WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY WITH WINDS BECOMING
SOUTH AT 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY IN THE 45 TO 55
PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON WILL GRADUALLY INCREASE FRIDAY AND
SATURDAY.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1600 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 6100-6900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 2 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (EDT)          8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............57  52  47  42  40  41  42  43  44  44
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................52  54  56  58  60  61  63  63  62  61
RH..................73  69  66  63  57  52  48  48  50  53
20 FT WIND DIR......N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD......6   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.....10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT).......0.1 1.6 3.5 5.2 6.1 6.5 6.6 6.9 6.9 6.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.....NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
TRANSP WIND SPD.....2   5   6   8   8   8   8   8   8   8
LAL.................1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
HAINES INDEX........3   3   3   3   3   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4800 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 800-1700 FT
                    AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (EDT)          6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).............44  44  44  42  38  37  40  48  52  52  52  52
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................61  60  59  57  55  53  51  49  47  46  45  43
RH..................55  58  62  66  71  76  80  84  89  89  90  90
20 FT WIND DIR......N   N   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT WIND SPD......9   9   9   9   9   8   8   8   8   7   7   6
20 FT WIND GUST.....15  15  15  15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT).......4.8 3.0 1.6 1.2 1.4 1.7 1.5 1.3 1.1 1.0 0.8 0.8
TRANSP WIND DIR.....N   N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
TRANSP WIND SPD.....8   8   9   10  12  13  12  10  9   8   8   8
LAL.................1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
HAINES INDEX........4   4   4   4   3   3   3   3   3   3   2   2

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2400 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 3200-4200 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (EDT)          6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............52  52  47  47  47  47  47  47  47  47  47  47
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................43  44  44  46  49  51  54  56  59  59  60  61
RH..................89  87  86  79  73  67  64  61  59  59  59  60
20 FT WIND DIR......NE  NE  E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD......6   6   6   6   6   7   7   8   9   10  10  10
20 FT WIND GUST.....10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT).......0.7 0.6 0.7 0.9 1.2 1.7 2.4 3.2 3.8 4.1 4.2 4.0
TRANSP WIND DIR.....NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   SE  S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.....8   8   8   7   6   6   6   7   8   9   10  12
LAL.................1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
HAINES INDEX........2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3   3   3   3

$$
FORECASTER...JUNG/LAMBERT
REQUESTED BY...CLIFF GUINDON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140918.SGL33.01/CTP


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