Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Blacksburg, VA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BEDFORD...BEDFORD VFD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BLACKSBURG VA
955 PM EDT WED MAY 20 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2148 EDT ON MAY 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

LIGHT RAIN WILL MOVE INTO THE AREA BETWEEN 2AM AND 5AM. THE RAIN WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH ABOUT 1PM. RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND ONE THIRD OF AN
INCH ARE EXPECTED. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE EAST TONIGHT AND
SHIFT TO THE NORTH BEHIND THE RAIN ON THURSDAY.

A STATIONARY FRONT EXTENDS FROM SOUTH CAROLINA INTO THE MID
MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. A WAVE OF LOW PRESSURE WILL RIPPLE EAST ALONG
THE FRONT CROSSING THE SOUTHERN APPALACHIANS LATE TONIGHT AND
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING...THEN MOVING OFF THE CAROLINA COAST BY
THURSDAY NIGHT.

&&

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF RAIN
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 6
                    MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
CWR (0.01 IN).......INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 3 TO 12 MPH...INCREASING TO 14 TO 15 MPH
                    LATE.

TIME (EDT)          10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............22     55     92     100
WEATHER COV.........              CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   RAIN   RAIN
TSTM COV............
TEMP................64     63     62     60
RH..................51     58     67     71
20 FT WIND..........NE 4   E 5    E 5    E 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........400    500    900    1200
TRANSPORT WIND......E 7    E 10   E 10   E 14
CWR.................0      0      30     40

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 7 MPH UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
CWR (0.01 IN).......70 PERCENT IN THE MORNING...DECREASING TO 30 PERCENT
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 8 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............100    100    100    99     94     83
WEATHER COV.........LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............
TEMP................56     56     59     61     62     63
RH..................81     81     76     74     72     71
20 FT WIND..........E 5    E 5    NE 5   NE 5   N 5    N 3
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     10     10     15     5
MIX HGT (FT)........1500   1500   2000   2200   2500   2400
TRANSPORT WIND......E 15   E 17   E 17   NE 16  N 14   N 10
CWR.................60     70     60     60     50     40

$$
FORECASTER...SILVERMAN
REQUESTED BY...SUE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150520.BEDFO.01/RNK



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