Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Paducah, KY

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Spot Forecast for Little Grassy Pile RX...US Fish and Wildlife Service
National Weather Service Paducah KY
708 AM CST Fri Feb 14 2020

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CST on February 14.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (5-15 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........11 at ignition...Max 29.
RH..................69 percent at ignition...Min 37 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Winds north at 6 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    North winds 5 to 6 mph early in the morning
                    becoming light.
Mixing height.......1800 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 3100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 2 to 10 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth at ignition...max 4.

TIME (CST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky cover.......MCR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............11  13  15  18  20  23  25  27  26  25
RH..............69  63  58  52  47  41  40  37  40  44
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   NE  NE  E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..6   6   5   3   2   2   2   1   2   2
20 FT wind gust.8   9   8   7   5   3   3   2   3   3
Mix hgt (kft)...1.8 2.0 2.2 2.5 2.6 3.0 3.1 3.0 2.1 1.0
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd.10  10  8   7   5   3   2   2   2   2
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........Min 19.
RH..................Max 65 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late evening and overnight.
Mixing height.......0 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 3 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky cover.......CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR MCR MCR MCR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............23  21  20  19  19  19  20  20  20  21  21  21
RH..............47  56  59  64  64  64  64  62  64  62  65  65
20 FT wind dir..E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..2   3   3   5   5   6   6   7   7   7   7   7
20 FT wind gust.5   6   6   7   8   9   10  12  12  12  12  12
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.1
Transp wind dir.E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.3   5   5   6   6   7   7   7   8   8   8   8
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Temperature.........Max 47.
RH..................Min 41 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 7 to 14 mph.
Mixing height.......1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 9 to 16 mph increasing to southwest 20 to
                    29 mph in the late morning and afternoon, then
                    decreasing to around 15 mph late in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........4 to 5 or low to 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 PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............23     27     33     41     44     44
RH..............62     55     49     41     43     49
20 FT wind dir..S      S      S      S      S      S
20 FT wind spd..7      10     13     14     14     13
20 FT wind gust.12     17     22     23     24     22
Mix hgt (ft)....200    500    1200   1900   1800   1100
Transp wind dir.S      S      S      S      SW     SW
Transp wind spd.9      16     23     26     29     22
Haines index....4      4      4      5      5      4

$$
Forecaster...WFO PADUCAH
Requested by...Forestry Technician (Senior Firefighter)
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2002287.0/PAH
.DELDT 02/14/20
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL benjamin_schmall@fws.gov



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