Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUEGRASS PRESCRIBED FIRE...USFS WAYNE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
142 PM EDT MON MAR 23 2015

.DISCUSSION...
A STRONG NORTH TO SOUTH GRADIENT IN TEMPERATURE AND MOISTURE WILL
EXIST LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT IN OUR VICINITY...KEEPING RH VALUES
IN THE 20S ON HILL TOPS TO NEAR 30 IN THE VALLEYS THIS AFTERNOON.
AN UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE...AND ITS ASSOCIATED PRECIPITATION...
WILL PASS NORTH OF THE AREA TONIGHT.

A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT ACROSS THE MIDDLE OHIO RIVER VALLEY AND
CENTRAL APPALACHIANS ON TUESDAY. THIS WILL BRING A CHANCE OF LIGHT
RAIN TUESDAY AFTERNOON...FOLLOWED BY A WARMER AFTERNOON WEDNESDAY.

UNSETTLED WEATHER STICKS AROUND THROUGH MID WEEK...AS A COLD FRONT
SLOWLY APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.  EVEN THUNDER IS POSSIBLE LATE
WEDNESDAY.

THAT COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THURSDAY...WITH SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLY THUNDERSTORMS. A COLDER PATTERN SETTLES IN BEHIND THE
COLD FRONT...WITH A SLOW DRYING TREND INTO THE WEEKEND.

.REST OF TODAY...
TIME (EDT)      1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........49  48  46  42  40
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........NONENONENONENONENONE
TEMP............44  46  48  49  49
RH..............32  31  30  30  32
20 FT WIND DIR..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   5   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.            5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.9 2.1 2.1 2.1 2.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
TRANSP WIND SPD.7   8   7   7   6
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   4   4

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)      6 PM      9 PM      MIDNGT    3 AM
SKY (%).........51        86        92        92
WEATHER COV.....                    S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      RNSN      NONE
TSTM COV........NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TEMP............47        42        38        35
RH..............34        43        55        60
20 FT WIND......NE 3G5    NE 2G5    NE 2      NE 2
MIX HGT (FT)....2100      2100      1700      1300
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 7      NE 9      NE 8      NE 7
CWR.............0         0         10        0
HAINES INDEX....5         4         3         3

.TUESDAY...
TIME (EDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........91        88        81        75
WEATHER COV.....                    S CHC     S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      RNSHWR    RAIN
TSTM COV........NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TEMP............34        34        43        51
RH..............67        69        59        50
20 FT WIND......NE 2      NE 2      NE 2      NE 2
MIX HGT (FT)....1100      700       1100      2300
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 5      NE 2      NE 3      NE 2
CWR.............0         0         10        10
HAINES INDEX....3         3         2         2

$$
FORECASTER...TRM
REQUESTED BY...MICHELE STEPHENS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150323.BLUEG.04/RLX






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