Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 221146
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SRS COMP 2...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
646 AM EST THU JAN 22 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EST ON JANUARY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD OVER THE AREA TODAY. AIR MASS
REMAINS RELATIVELY DRY THROUGH THE DAY.

INCREASING MOISTURE TONIGHT AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM MOVES INTO THE
CENTRAL GULF COAST REGION. RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION FRIDAY AS THE
LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM TRACKS NORTHEAST ALONG THE SOUTH CAROLINA COAST.


SURFACE WINDS TODAY WILL BE NORTHEAST MAINLY 10 MPH OR LESS. TRANSPORT WINDS
WILL ALSO BE NORTHEAST 10 MPH OR LESS. MIXING HEIGHTS AROUND 3500 FT
EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 40 PERCENT. LOW
LEVEL WINDS WILL BE INCREASING TONIGHT SO DISPERSION EXPECTED TO BE FAIR AND
FOG NOT FORECAST.


.TODAY...
TIME (EST)          9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............58  61  64  70  73  75  78  80  84
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................44  49  54  57  60  62  63  63  61
RH...................73  63  54  49  46  43  41  41  44
20 FT WIND DIR.......NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT WIND DIR.......030 040 050 060 060 060 050 050 040
20 FT WIND SPD.......3   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST......5   10  10  10  10  10  5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)........0.6 0.9 1.5 2.3 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.4 2.9
TRANSP WIND DIR......N   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
TRANSP WIND SPD......7   10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
LVORI................3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............92     97     100    100    100    100
WEATHER COV..........                            S CHC  CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RAIN   RAIN
TEMP.................58     53     50     48     47     45
RH...................49     59     68     77     79     82
20 FT WIND...........NE 3   NE 3   NE 3   NE 5   NE 5   NE 6
20 FT WIND GUST......5      5      5      10     10     15
MIX HGT (FT).........1500   300    200    200    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 7   NE 7   NE 8   NE 9   E 12   NE 14
LVORI................2      3      3      4      4      4

.FRIDAY...
TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............100    100    100    100    100    100
WEATHER COV..........CHANCE LIKELY DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE.........RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TEMP.................44     44     45     46     46     46
RH...................86     86     86     86     89     93
20 FT WIND...........NE 6   NE 6   NE 7   NE 7   NE 8   NE 8
20 FT WIND GUST......15     15     15     15     20     20
MIX HGT (FT).........300    400    900    1100   1200   1100
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 17  NE 18  NE 21  NE 24  NE 24  NE 22
LVORI................4      4      4      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...PETROLITO
REQUESTED BY...MARK FRIZZELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150122.SRSCO.01/CAE





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