Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for FL-LSR C2D.3...USFWS
National Weather Service Ruskin FL
520 AM EST Wed Feb 21 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 EST on February 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (813) 645-2323 if you have questions or
concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
Strong high pressure over the western Atlantic and Florida will
remain in control today through the end of the week with rain
free conditions and above normal temperatures continuing across
the area. Adequate low level moisture will keep humidity values
above critical levels with no red flag conditions expected across
the burn area today or Thursday.

Fog Potential...Some patchy fog will be possible through sunrise this
morning and again late tonight into early Thursday morning, but widespread
visibility restrictions are not expected.


.TODAY...
TIME (EST)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky (%).........58     54     46     37     32
Weather cov.....PATCHY
Weather type....FOG    NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1
Temp............72     77     81     83     81
RH..............81     68     58     54     57
20 ft wind......SE 7   SE 7   S 7    SE 5   SE 3
20 ft wind gust.10     8      8      6      5
Mix hgt (ft)....800    1500   2500   2100   1400
Transport wind..SE 12  SE 13  SE 10  SE 8   E 5
Dispersion idx..14     24     32     23     11
LVORI...........4      3      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........32     30     26     25     29     38
Weather cov.....                                   PATCHY
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   FOG
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............78     74     72     70     68     66
RH..............62     70     75     77     81     85
20 ft wind......E 3    E 3    E 3    E 5    SE 5   E 3
20 ft wind gust.5      5      6      6      6      6
Mix hgt (ft)....800    300    300    300    300    300
Transport wind..NE 3   NE 3   E 3    E 5    SE 5   E 5
Dispersion idx..5      0      2      2      2      2
LVORI...........3      4      4      4      5      5

.THURSDAY...
TIME (EST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........33     27     22     23     25     27
Weather cov.....PATCHY PATCHY
Weather type....FOG    FOG    NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............65     67     71     76     80     80
RH..............86     82     75     62     55     53
20 ft wind......E 3    E 5    E 6    E 6    E 6    E 5
20 ft wind gust.6      6      7      7             6
Mix hgt (ft)....300    600    1200   2000   2500   2400
Transport wind..E 3    E 7    E 12   E 12   E 10   E 10
Dispersion idx..2      8      17     27     33     31
LVORI...........6      5      3      2      1      2

$$
Forecaster...McMichael
Requested by...Vic Doig
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802258.0/TBW
.EMAIL victor_doig@fws.gov



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