Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Wakefield, VA

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Spot Forecast for Petersburg Fire...Henrico Fire
National Weather Service Wakefield VA
400 PM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 EST on January 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

...Another shot of snow across the area Wednesday...

High pressure will slide offshore tonight. A cold front crosses
the area Wednesday morning with low pressure moving northeast
along the coast Wednesday afternoon and night. A second surge of
arctic air pushes across the area Wednesday night into Thursday
before temperatures moderate into next weekend.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). A chance of snow
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 29.
Max humidity........92 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds, becoming north around 5 mph late.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Mixing height.......300-1200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 1 to 3 mph, becoming north 1 to 9 mph
                    after midnight, then increasing to around 12
                    mph late.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).............57     76     94     97     98     98
Weather cov.........                            CHANCE CHANCE
Weather type........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   SNOW   SNOW
Tstm cov............
Temp................37     35     33     33     32     32
RH..................72     72     82     82     85     85
20 ft wind..........SE 2   S 2    S 2    W 2    W 2    N 3
20 ft wind gust.....5      5      5      5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)........1200   800    600    400    400    500
Transport wind......S 3    S 3    S 2    W 1    NW 3   N 9
LVORI...............3      3      5      6      5      4
ADI.................1      1      1      0      1      6
Chc of pcpn (%).....0      10     10     10     30     50
Haines index........2      2      2      2      2      2
VRate kt-ft/1000....3      2      1      0      1      4

$$
Forecaster...SCALORA
Requested by...John Waters
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1800444.0/AKQ
.EMAIL Wat07@henrico.us



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