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SPOT FORECAST FOR CLARKS RIVER AIRPORT RX...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PADUCAH KY
924 AM CDT THU APR 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON APRIL 24.

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL MOVE EAST INTO THE MID MISSISSIPPI RIVER VALLEY
LATER TODAY AND THIS EVENING. AS IT DOES...SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BECOME MORE LIKELY. SOME OF THE STORMS MAY
EVEN REACH SEVERE LEVELS. THEREAFTER...DRY AIR WILL BE QUICK TO
RETURN ON FRIDAY AND SATURDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE STRENGTHENS AT THE
SURFACE AND ALOFT. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL REACH THE 70S TO LOWER
80S.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........75 AT IGNITION...MAX 80.
RH..................37 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 9 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 14 TO 22 MPH INCREASING TO 24 TO 31 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  MC
WEATHER COV.....            SCH SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE....            RW  RW  RW
TEMP............75  76  78  79  78  77
RH..............37  37  34  32  35  40
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..7   8   8   8   7   6
20 FT WIND GUST.15  20  20  20  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.7 5.3 5.7 6.1 6.3 6.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.22  24  25  28  30  31
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT). SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 56.
RH..................MAX 93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
CWR.................49 PERCENT DECREASING TO 0 PERCENT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700-6100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1000-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 31 TO 33 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  DEFNTE LIKELY S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............75     68     64     62     59     58
RH..............46     67     81     90     90     82
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 5    S 5    W 6    W 6    W 6
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10     10     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)....6100   4700   2800   1300   1000   1300
TRANSPORT WIND..S 32   S 33   SW 33  SW 32  W 32   W 31
CWR.............50     50     50     0      0      0

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 77.
RH..................MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000-4400 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 22 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10
                    MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR    MCLEAR    MCLEAR    MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TEMP............57        67        74        76
RH..............77        50        33        32
20 FT WIND......NW 6G15   NW 6G15   NW 6G15   W 5G15
MIX HGT (FT)....1900      3000      4000      4400
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 30     NW 26     NW 22     NW 15
CWR.............0         0         0         0

$$
FORECASTER...BLANCHARD
REQUESTED BY...ANDY PASCARELLA
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.CLARK.01/PAH







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