Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GOCR DOLPHIN HEAD...NC STATE PARKS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
819 AM EDT WED JUL 30 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 EDT ON JULY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA THROUGH THURSDAY...AS A
FRONTAL BOUNDARY REMAINS STATIONARY OVER THE OFFSHORE WATERS. THE
FRONT WILL DRIFT BACK TOWARD THE COAST THURSDAY NIGHT INTO THE
WEEKEND WITH UNSETTLED WEATHER PATTERN RETURNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS UP TO 12 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR ANY ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR VERY LOW TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
                    PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MAX 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH...BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    5 TO 7 MPH LATE.

TIME (EDT)          11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).............41     48     50     48
WEATHER COV.........       ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............       ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD
TEMP................81     84     86     86
RH..................53     44     40     42
20 FT WIND..........NE 4   E 5    E 8    E 8
20 FT WIND GUST.....5             12     12
LVORI...............2      2      2      1
ADI.................5      6      18     37
HAINES INDEX........3      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...COLE
REQUESTED BY...JOE HAWLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140730.GOCRD.01/MHX







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