Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for RHEA...Oklahoma Forest Service
National Weather Service Norman OK
446 AM CDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 CDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (405) 325-3816 if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will move through the area late this afternoon or early
evening, probably around 6 PM give or take a couple of hours. Winds
may be briefly gusty from the north behind this front, but winds should
relax quickly in the mid evening hours. There is a chance of showers
along and behind this front for a few hours this evening, but the
precipitation will be spotty. Some areas may pick up a quarter of an
inch or rain, but other areas will remain dry. Thunderstorms are
unlikely this evening, although an isolated storm can not be completely
ruled out.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent), then becoming partly
                    sunny (55-65 percent). A slight chance of
                    showers late in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........34 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......0-1100 ft AGL, increasing to 6500-7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 8 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to excellent (0-61500 knot-ft).
Mixing height.......0-1100 ft AGL, increasing to 6500-7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 5 to 8 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........1      0      9      9      50     61
Weather cov.....                            S CHC  S CHC
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........
Temp............42     44     56     65     70     71
RH..............83     76     56     42     35     34
20 ft wind......SW 5   SW 5   SW 6   S 7    SW 6   W 6
20 ft wind gust.6      6      7      10     7      7
Mix hgt (ft)....BLW100 200    1100   3400   5400   6500
Transport wind..SW 3   SW 3   SW 9   S 6    S 7    S 7
VRate ktft/1000.0      7      15     22     38     55

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (55-65 percent), then becoming
                    mostly clear (10-20 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers early in the evening, then a chance
                    of showers in the evening.
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........83-92 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 to 14 mph.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL, decreasing to 0-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to excellent (15100-63700 knot-ft),
                    decreasing to poor (0 knot-ft) late in the
                    evening.
Mixing height.......6700 ft AGL, decreasing to 0-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 14 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........61     62     54     54     22     6
Weather cov.....S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE S CHC
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............68     60     55     52     49     45
RH..............42     60     77     80     81     88
20 ft wind......N 12   N 13   N 8    N 8    N 8    N 8
20 ft wind gust.14     16     10     10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....6700   BLW100 100    100    100    100
Transport wind..SE 8   NW 5   N 12   N 12   N 10   N 9
VRate ktft/1000.64     49     24     3      0      0

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......0-1000 ft AGL, increasing to 6100-6400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 7 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (0-55800 knot-ft), increasing to
                    good to excellent (39300-64300 knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......0-1000 ft AGL, increasing to 6100-6400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 7 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky (%).........6         1         0         0
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............43        50        61        68
RH..............85        62        37        27
20 FT wind......N 7G10    N 6G7     N 7G10    NW 6G7
Mix hgt (ft)....BLW100    2100      4800      6000
Transport wind..N 8       N 14      N 13      NW 9
VRate ktft/1000.0         33        63        61

$$
Forecaster...SPEHEGER
Requested by...David Greathouse
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807846.0/OUN
.EMAIL david.greathouse@ncagr.gov



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