Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR HURRICANE RIDGE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
637 PM CDT THU JUL 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1813 CDT ON JULY 30.

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

.DISCUSSION...

FOR TONIGHT...DRIER AIR WILL SLOWLY SINK SOUTHWARD WITH NORTHERLY
WINDS BECOMING LIGHT OVERNIGHT. PATCHY FOG IS UNLIKELY GIVEN THE
LOWERING DEWPOINTS. THE CONVECTIVE ACTIVITY HAS SHIFTED SOUTH
OF THE AREA OF CONCERN AT THIS TIME.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL BRING LESS HUMID AIR INTO CENTRAL ALABAMA
ON FRIDAY...LIMITING RAIN CHANCES TO THE FAR SOUTHERN COUNTIES
THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500-6400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800-1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 18 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....97 DECREASING TO 64 EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 81 EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    DECREASING TO 68 LATE IN THE EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 56 DECREASING TO 7 AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............89     85     82     80     77     74
RH..............60     68     72     69     74     80
20 FT WIND......N 5    N 6    N 6    N 5    N 3    N 3
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....6400   4500   3000   2000   1500   1100
TRANSPORT WIND..010/14 020/16 010/18 020/18 020/15 020/12
DISPERSION......97     85     68     8      7      5
DISPERSION......97     85     68     8      7      5
CHC OF PCPN (%).60     10     10     10     10     10
LAL.............4      1      1      1      1      1

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200-6300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 18 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....9 INCREASING TO 80 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 93 EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
                    DECREASING TO 67 LATE IN THE AFTERNOON
                    INCREASING TO 78.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............71     74     81     87     90     92
RH..............87     76     58     46     41     36
20 FT WIND......N 3    N 5    N 7    N 6    N 7    N 7
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     10     10     10     15
MIX HGT (FT)....700    1300   2900   4100   5200   6000
TRANSPORT WIND..020/10 020/14 030/18 030/16 020/15 010/15
DISPERSION......5      6      12     79     89     67
DISPERSION......5      6      12     79     89     67
CHC OF PCPN (%).10     10     10     10     10     10
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1

$$
FORECASTER...ALLEN
REQUESTED BY...JASON MILLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150730.HURRI.01/BMX


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