680  
FNUS72 KJAX 261446  
FWSJAX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST MIMS SR 2 CR157...FLORIDA HIGHWAY PATROL  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE JACKSONVILLE FL  
1046 AM EDT WED APR 26 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1100 EDT ON APRIL 26.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (904) 741-4370, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING. SOUTHWESTERLY  
SURFACE WINDS WILL BE SUSTAINED NEAR 10 MPH WINDS THROUGH EARLY  
AFTERNOON AND WILL THEN SHIFT TO A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION BY MID  
AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL FALL TO NEAR 30 PERCENT  
BY EARLY AFTERNOON. LIGHT SOUTH SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED  
AFTER SUNSET TONIGHT THROUGH THE EARLY MORNING HOURS ON THURSDAY.  
SOUTH SOUTHWESTERLY SURFACE WINDS WILL INCREASE AFTER SUNRISE ON  
THURSDAY, WITH SUSTAINED WINDS INCREASING TO 10-15 MPH WITH  
FREQUENT GUSTS TO 20 MPH BY THE LATE MORNING HOURS. THESE  
STRONGER SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WINDS IN COMBINATION WITH ELEVATED  
MIXING HEIGHTS WILL RESULT IN MARGINALLY HIGH DISPERSION VALUES  
ON THURSDAY AFTERNOON. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES AROUND  
35 PERCENT ARE FORECAST FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON.  
 
FOG POTENTIAL AND OTHER REMARKS...SIGNIFICANT FOG IS NOT EXPECTED,  
HOWEVER VISIBILITY RESTRICTIONS IN SMOKE WILL CONTINUE FOR LOCATIONS  
EAST AND NORTHEAST OF THE WEST MIMS WILDFIRE TODAY, FOR LOCATIONS  
NORTH AND NORTHEAST OF THE FIRE TONIGHT, AND FOR LOCATIONS EAST  
AND NORTHEAST OF THE FIRE ON THURSDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
TIME (EDT) 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........31 25 19 13 13 14 14  
WEATHER COV.....ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS  
WEATHER TYPE....SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK  
TEMP............75 79 82 85 86 86 85  
RH..............55 45 40 30 30 30 35  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 7 7 7 7 8 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.12 12 12 12 12 15 15  
DISPERSION IDX..40 45 50 55 50 55 55  
LVORI...........1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
TIME (EDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........12 9 7 6 4 3 7 12 17 24 30 36  
WEATHER COV.....ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS  
WEATHER TYPE....SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK  
TEMP............84 81 77 73 71 69 68 67 66 64 63 62  
RH..............35 40 45 55 61 68 70 75 78 87 90 97  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S SW SW SW S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 6 5 5 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 10 10 10 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
DISPERSION IDX..52 50 7 6 5 4 4 4 5 5 5 5  
LVORI...........1 1 2 3 3 3 3 3 4 5 5 6  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
TIME (EDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........41 46 50 45 39 34 36 39 42 40 37 35  
WEATHER COV.....ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS  
WEATHER TYPE....SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK SMK  
TEMP............62 61 63 70 77 82 85 88 90 91 91 90  
RH..............97 100 100 78 60 50 45 40 35 35 35 35  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S SW SW SW SW SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..3 5 5 7 8 10 10 10 10 12 12 12  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 10 10 15 15 20 20 20 20 20 20 20  
DISPERSION IDX..5 10 10 20 50 65 65 70 75 75 75 75  
LVORI...........7 9 6 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
 

 
FORECASTER...NELSON  
REQUESTED BY...LT. TINA HALL  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1707805.0/JAX  
.EMAIL TINAHALL@FLHSMV.GOV  
 
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