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Spot Forecast for Shawangunk Grasslands RX...US Fish and Wildlife Service
National Weather Service Albany NY
623 AM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 EDT on April 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at alb.stormreport@noaa.gov, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will drift further east of New
England today with one more day of above normal temperatures and
fair weather.  Clouds increase quickly late in the day with rain
overspreading the region tonight ahead of a complex storm system
approaching from the south. A widespread soaking rainfall will
last into Thursday.

Relative humidity values will lower to 20 to 30 percent this
afternoon. They will rise to 75 to 95 percent tonight with rain
moving in. A widespread rainfall is expected Wednesday into
Wednesday night. RH values will remain elevated during this
stretch at 70 to 100 percent.

The winds will increase from the south at 5 to 15 mph today with
a few gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon. Expect southeast to
east winds of 5 to 10 mph tonight, and north to northeast winds
of 10 mph or less on Wednesday.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky (%).........40     43     54     61     69     78
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............39     48     56     62     65     66
RH..............73     56     43     33     30     29
20 ft wind......S 2    S 2    S 5    S 6    S 7    S 7
20 ft wind gust.5      5      10     15     15     15
Eye level wind..S 1    S 2    S 4    S 5    S 5    S 5
Eye lvl wnd gst.5      5      10     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....400    400    4100   5300   5300   4900
Transport wind..S 2    S 2    S 16   S 16   S 16   S 17
Haines index....4      4      4      4      4      4
VRate kt-ft/100041     41     41     41     41     41

$$
Forecaster...Wasula
Requested by...Michael Durfee
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807551.0/ALY
.EMAIL mike_durfee@fws.gov



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