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SPOT FORECAST FOR JENNINGS GAP FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BALTIMORE MD/WASHINGTON DC
439 PM EDT WED APR 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1559 EDT ON APRIL 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

LIGHT WINDS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH TONIGHT. SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL
INCREASE THURSDAY. AN ISOLATED SHOWER CANNOT BE RULED OUT LATE
IN THE AFTERNOON...BUT MOST AREAS WILL BE DRY. ANY PRECIPITATION THAT
DOES FALL WILL BE LIGHT. THERE IS A BETTER CHANCE FOR SHOWERS LATER
THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY.

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800-7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 8 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (49300-53700 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)       4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..........1   1
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....
TEMP.............58  59
RH...............21  20
20 FT WIND DIR...E   NE
20 FT WIND SPD...1   2
20 FT WIND GUST..
CWR..............0   0
VRATE KT-FT/1000.54  49

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5
                    TO 6 MPH LATE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 0 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....BECOMING EAST 5 TO 6 MPH THIS EVENING...THEN
                    BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO 8 MPH OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (0-30500 KNOT-FT).

TIME (EDT)       6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%)..........1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   2   4   6
WEATHER COV......
WEATHER TYPE.....
TEMP.............59  60  58  54  49  46  44  43  42  40  39  38
RH...............22  26  30  36  46  53  57  60  60  64  70  73
20 FT WIND DIR...E   E   SE  E   E   E   E   S   S   S   SW  SW
20 FT WIND SPD...2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   4   5
20 FT WIND GUST..    4   4   4                   4   4   7   7
CWR..............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
VRATE KT-FT/1000.31  11  0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    30 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT...INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1400 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 2100-3100 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 13 MPH...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (0-45300 KNOT-FT)...INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (56200-64100 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)       6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..........8   10  11  15  23  31  39  47  51  53  57  61
WEATHER COV......                                        SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE.....                                        RW  RW
TEMP.............37  36  35  37  43  49  54  58  63  65  68  69
RH...............75  82  92  89  76  63  57  51  46  43  40  40
20 FT WIND DIR...SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT WIND SPD...5   5   5   6   8   10  11  12  13  14  14  14
20 FT WIND GUST..7   7   7   7   11  14  18  18  21  21  21  21
CWR..............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   20  20
VRATE KT-FT/1000.0   0   0   7   24  45  56  60  60  63  64  63

$$
FORECASTER...LASORSA
REQUESTED BY...SAMI SCHINNELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150401.JENNI.02/LWX


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