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SPOT FORECAST FOR UPPER BAILEY...USFS WAYNE NATIONAL FOREST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON WV
838 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON APRIL 17.
.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL REMAIN IN CONTROL TODAY...PROVIDING FOR DRY
CONDITIONS...WARMER TEMPERATURES...AND RELATIVELY LIGHT SURFACE
WINDS. SUSTAINED WINDS TODAY WILL BE PRIMARILY FROM A SOUTHERLY TO
SOUTHEASTERLY DIRECTION...AND GENERALLY LESS THAN 10 MPH. GUSTS 10
TO POSSIBLY UP TO 14 MPH AT TIMES WILL BE POSSIBLE DURING PEAK
HEATING HOURS. RELATIVE HUMIDITIES THIS MORNING...GENERALLY IN THE
UPPER 40 TO LOWER 60 PERCENT RANGE...WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE LOWER TO
MID 20 PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON. A FEW ISOLATED AREAS WITH
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES IN THE UPPER TEENS TO LOWER 20S CANNOT BE RULED
OUT.

RELATIVE HUMIDITY RECOVERIES OVERNIGHT TONIGHT ARE EXPECTED TO BE
GOOD...GENERALLY 55-70 PERCENT. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH
THE AREA ON FRIDAY...BUT CHANCES FOR PRECIPITATION REMAIN LIMITED.

.REST OF TODAY...
TIME (EDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........24  23  21  19  17  15  14  14  14  15
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........NONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONE
TEMP............35  38  44  50  55  57  60  62  63  65
RH..............50  48  45  40  34  30  27  25  24  23
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..2   3   3   5   6   7   7   7   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5       10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.4 0.6 0.9 1.6 3.2 5.0 6.5 6.8 6.6 6.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE  SE  S   S   S   S   SW  S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.3   6   7   9   10  12  12  12  12  12
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
HAINES INDEX....2   4   4   5   5   5   4   4   3   3

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........15  15  15  16  17  19  21  22  23  27  34  41
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........NONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONENONE
TEMP............64  62  60  54  51  49  48  47  46  45  44  43
RH..............24  28  32  43  50  56  58  58  60  60  62  65
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..6   5   3   3   3   2   3   5   5   5   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.10      5   5   5   5   5               5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.7 6.8 6.3 4.4 2.1 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.S   S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.13  14  13  10  6   3   3   5   6   6   6   5
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   4   4   4   3   3   3   3   3

.FRIDAY...
TIME (EDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........48        59        66        68
WEATHER COV.....                              S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      RNSHWR
TSTM COV........NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TEMP............42        43        53        61
RH..............67        65        48        38
20 FT WIND......SE 2G5    S 2       S 2G5     SW 2G5
MIX HGT (FT)....400       500       4000      8600
TRANSPORT WIND..S 3       S 2       SW 7      W 10
CWR.............0         0         0         10
HAINES INDEX....3         3         4         4

$$
FORECASTER...SL
REQUESTED BY...MICHELE STEPHENS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140417.UPPER.02/RLX







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