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SPOT FORECAST FOR OAK...GEORGE WASHINGTON-JEFFERSON NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
952 AM EDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0946 EDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TODAY...AS A WEAK UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH MOVES OVER THE AREA. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE REGION
LATER TODAY AND INTO THE WEEKEND. A DRY COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE OVER
THE AREA ON SATURDAY FROM THE GREAT LAKES REGION...THEN HIGH
PRESSURE RETURNS FOR THE EARLY PART OF NEXT WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 2900-4500 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 TO 12 MPH.
WAVE HEIGHT.........0 FEET.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1300-37400 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)       9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%)..........38     41     43     43     37
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.............49     57     63     64     63
RH...............63     45     36     37     41
20 FT WIND.......NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   NW 4   NW 3
20 FT WIND GUST..7      11     7      7      7
CWR..............0      0      0      0      0
VRATE KT-FT/1000.3      11     29     37     30

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........76 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 6
                    MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3000 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 0-200 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 3 TO 7 MPH.
WAVE HEIGHT.........0 FEET.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (0-17000 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)       6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..........34     30     27     22     19     19
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.............59     53     50     47     46     45
RH...............49     64     68     71     68     68
20 FT WIND.......NW 3   NW 3   NW 4   NW 5   NW 4   W 4
20 FT WIND GUST..4      4             7
CWR..............0      0      0      0      0      0
VRATE KT-FT/1000.17     1      0      1      1      1

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN
                    BECOMING WEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1800 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 2500-3900 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 14 MPH.
WAVE HEIGHT.........0 FEET.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (0-44000 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)       6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..........11     7      7      10     12     12
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.............43     44     52     59     63     63
RH...............76     73     59     49     46     48
20 FT WIND.......W 4    W 4    W 3    W 3    SW 5   W 5
20 FT WIND GUST..              7      7      7      7
CWR..............0      0      0      0      0      0
VRATE KT-FT/1000.0      1      5      14     29     44

$$
FORECASTER...SHEFFIELD
REQUESTED BY...VIRGINIA INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20141024.OAK__.01/LWX






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