Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PATUXENT NWR SAVANNAH RESTORATION...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
622 AM EST FRI NOV 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EST ON NOVEMBER 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

COLD AND BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BRING A REINFORCEMENT OF BELOW
NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE END OF THE WORKWEEK. HIGH PRESSURE WILL
MOVE OVERHEAD TONIGHT BEFORE SHIFTING OFFSHORE OVER THE WEEKEND.
A WARM FRONT WILL LIFT THROUGH THE MID-ATLANTIC SUNDAY THROUGH THE
FIRST HALF OF THE WORKWEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-600 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 2200-4100 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    4800-6200 FT AGL IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON...DECREASING TO 3900 FT AGL LATE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 TO 18 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST 20 TO 28
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
                    AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 14 TO 17 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1700-34900 KNOT-FT)...INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT (85800 KNOT-FT) LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 99500-142800 KNOT-FT
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (EST)       11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%)..........9      7      3      3
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.............34     35     35     32
RH...............36     33     32     36
20 FT WIND.......NW 10  NW 10  NW 8   NW 6
20 FT WIND GUST..18     18     14     7
VRATE KT-FT/1000.143    100    75     45

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 21.
MAX HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2700 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300-500 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 TO 13 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 2 TO
                    3 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (700-30200 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EST)       6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..........4      3      2      6      9      13
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.............30     28     26     25     25     24
RH...............41     46     52     55     57     60
20 FT WIND.......NW 5   NW 3   NW 3   W 2    W 2    W 2
20 FT WIND GUST..7      4      4      4      4      4
VRATE KT-FT/1000.30     10     3      1      1      1

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
                    7 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 2 TO 7 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 12 TO 15
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (600-23700 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EST)       6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..........16     18     18     22     27     31
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.............23     27     36     42     44     43
RH...............62     53     38     31     32     36
20 FT WIND.......SW 2   S 3    S 5    S 6    S 6    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST..4      4      7      7      7      7
VRATE KT-FT/1000.1      4      20     24     21     17

$$
FORECASTER...SILVERMAN
REQUESTED BY...ART CANTERBURY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141121.PATUX.01/LWX





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