Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, WV

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Spot Forecast for BLUEGRASS RX...USFS Wayne National Forest
National Weather Service Charleston WV
623 PM EDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1900 EDT on April 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A high pressure system will provide dry weather through the rest of
the weekend, with temperatures gradually warming through Sunday
afternoon.

An upper low brings light rain back to the area Monday through
Wednesday.

Weak high pressure returns for the end of the week.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (55-65 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........74 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......2800-4200 ft AGL decreasing to 0-1300 ft AGL in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast 3 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........3 to 5 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........49  51  54  58  61  64  68  71  72  72  73
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............63  59  55  54  52  50  50  46  43  42  41
RH..............22  26  31  34  39  46  48  58  62  62  67
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
20 FT wind gust.6   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...4.2 3.9 2.8 1.3 0.2 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Transp wind spd.8   9   8   6   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
Haines index....5   5   5   5   4   4   3   3   3   3   3

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 69.
Min humidity........25 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......200-2000 ft AGL increasing to 4800-5700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 3 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 4 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........73  74  74  72  70  69  67  65  63  62  61  60
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............41  41  42  45  49  54  58  61  64  68  69  69
RH..............70  73  73  65  54  52  44  36  31  27  26  25
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E
20 FT wind spd..2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   4           4   4   4   4   4
Mix hgt (kft)...0.2 0.2 0.2 0.4 0.7 1.1 1.5 2.0 2.6 3.7 4.8 5.7
Transp wind dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E
Transp wind spd.3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   5   6   7   8
Haines index....3   2   2   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   3   3

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                    partly cloudy (45-55 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (45-55 percent).
CWR.................10 percent.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 49.
Max humidity........80 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming east around 5 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......5000-6600 ft AGL decreasing to 200-1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....East 6 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 4 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........58  57  51  50  50  49  48  48  47  49  50  52
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   10  10  10
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   10  10  10
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............69  67  63  61  59  57  55  54  53  52  51  50
RH..............26  31  44  48  53  57  61  66  69  71  74  77
20 FT wind dir..E   NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   3   3   3   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Mix hgt (kft)...6.4 6.6 6.2 5.0 3.3 1.7 1.0 0.5 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd.10  13  14  14  13  12  9   7   6   6   6   6
Haines index....3   3   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   2

$$
Forecaster...ARJ
Requested by...MIKE ORTNER
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807288.0/RLX



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