Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Spot Forecast for Grifton RX Burn...NC Forest Service
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
1027 AM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 EST on February 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative, or if you have questions
or concerns about this forecast, contact the National Weather
Service in Newport at (252)223-2328.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will extend over the area from offshore through
Friday. A cold front with limited moisture will move through
late Saturday. High pressure will build in Sunday then slide
offshore Monday through Wednesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy...then becoming partly cloudy.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 9 mph with gusts to 15 mph
                    this afternoon.
Mixing height.......Max 5700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph.
Vent Rate...........Max 48500 mph-ft.

TIME (EST)         11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%)............47  44  43  41  37  33  29
Weather cov........
Weather type.......
Tstm cov...........
Temp...............68  71  74  74  75  74  72
RH.................61  55  50  50  44  47  53
20 FT wind dir.....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd.....5   5   6   7   8   8   7
20 FT wind gust....        10  10  15  15  10
Mix hgt (kft)......4.1 4.9 5.7 4.9 4.1 3.4 2.6
Transp wind dir....SE  S   S   S   SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd....5   7   8   9   9   9   9
VRate mph-ft/1000..16  30  46  48  47  35  25

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy. Patchy fog after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 54.
Max humidity........93 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 7 mph until early
                    morning...becoming light.
Mixing height.......Min 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 2 to 9 mph.
Vent Rate...........Min 575 mph-ft.

TIME (EST)         6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%)............25  23  31  30  29  31  36  38  41  46  48  47
Weather cov........                            PTY PTY PTY PTY PTY
Weather type.......                            FOG FOG FOG FOG FOG
Tstm cov...........
Temp...............69  66  64  62  61  60  60  58  58  57  57  56
RH.................61  68  73  81  84  87  84  90  90  90  90  93
20 FT wind dir.....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd.....6   5   5   4   4   4   4   4   3   2   2   2
20 FT wind gust....10          5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)......1.8 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Transp wind dir....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd....9   8   7   5   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
VRate mph-ft/1000..18  2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny. Patchy fog early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........48 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming southeast 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......Max 6600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 2 to 10 mph.
Vent Rate...........Max 63939 mph-ft.

TIME (EST)         6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%)............46     44     39     47     47     38
Weather cov........PATCHY
Weather type.......FOG    NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov...........
Temp...............56     59     69     75     78     77
RH.................90     87     66     55     48     50
20 ft wind.........E 3    E 4    E 4    SE 5   SE 6   SE 6
20 ft wind gust....5      5      5             15     10
Mix hgt (ft).......1000   1900   3800   5700   5800   4200
Transport wind.....NE 2   E 2    SE 3   SE 8   SE 9   SE 9
VRate mph-ft/1000..1      3      11     42     64     59

$$
Forecaster...Frederick
Requested by...Donald Meadows
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702722.0/MHX
.EMAIL d4opsrm@ncagr.gov



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