Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Spot Forecast for Dec 12...DOD
National Weather Service Paducah KY
1001 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1000 CST on December 12.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
The temperature roller coaster continues today, with much colder
conditions expected today in the wake of a cold frontal passage.
Relative humidity will be on the low side, but should stay above
critical levels at Fort Campbell. Gusty northwesterly winds will
be at their strongest in the morning and should begin to diminish
in the afternoon when humidity is at its lowest.

Milder conditions are forecast on Wednesday in advance of the
next cold front.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent) then becoming mostly
                    sunny (40-50 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........38 at request...Max 42.
RH..................54 percent at request...Min 27 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Winds northwest at 12 mph at
                    request...otherwise Northwest winds 8 to 14
                    mph. Gusts up to 25 mph early in the morning.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth at request...max 4.

TIME (CST)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky cover.......PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............38  38  37  38  39  39  40  37
RH..............54  52  47  38  33  29  27  30
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..12  12  12  10  10  10  10  8
20 FT wind gust.25  25  25  20  20  20  20  15
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........Min 24.
RH..................Max 74 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......West winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light, then becoming southwest around
                    5 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............35     28     26     25     25     24
RH..............38     49     61     65     75     76
20 FT wind dir..W      W      W      W      SW     SW
20 FT wind spd..6      5      3      3      5      5
20 FT wind gust.15            5      5
Haines index....4      4      4      4      3      3

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........Max 50.
RH..................Min 37 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 5 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 to 5 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............25     31     39     47     50     49
RH..............73     66     52     40     37     38
20 FT wind dir..SW     SW     SW     SW     SW     SW
20 FT wind spd..5      7      9      12     13     13
20 FT wind gust.       10     10     15     25     25
Haines index....3      4      4      5      5      4

$$
Forecaster...BLANCHARD
Requested by...Justin Rhodes
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1719879.0/PAH
.EMAIL justin.c.rhodes7.civ@mail.mil



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