Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COWEETA PILE...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1257 PM EDT WED MAY 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1305 EDT ON MAY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL OVER THE SOUTHEAST MOST OF THIS
WEEK. MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL LEAD TO WARMER TEMPERATURES AND
MAINLY AFTERNOON CHANCES OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EACH DAY
THROUGH FRIDAY. A PERIOD OF COOLER AND WETTER WEATHER MAY DEVELOP
LATE IN THE WEEKEND AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES ONSHORE FROM THE ATLANTIC.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 7 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100-6400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).............43     57     73
WEATHER COV.........              ISOLTD
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   RNSHWR
TSTM COV............              ISOLTD
TEMP................76     77     77
RH..................46     44     46
20 FT WIND..........SW 4   S 5    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........5100   5900   6400
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 12  SW 13  SW 13
LVORI...............1      1      1
ADI.................36     42     43

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT).  ISOLATED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100-5700 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 3 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............71     68     57     51     49     54
WEATHER COV.........ISOLTD ISOLTD
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............ISOLTD ISOLTD
TEMP................76     72     67     63     61     59
RH..................49     58     67     73     76     83
20 FT WIND..........S 4    S 2    S 2    S 2    S 2    S 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........5700   4100   1500   300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 12  SW 7   S 3    S 5    S 8    SW 9
LVORI...............1      3      3      3      4      4
ADI.................37     3      2      2      4      4

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH
                    LATE. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
                    AFTERNOON. .
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 5600-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............56     55     53     51     50     64
WEATHER COV.........              S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............              S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP................60     63     70     75     77     77
RH..................86     83     70     60     56     57
20 FT WIND..........S 2    S 2    SW 2   SW 3   SW 3   SW 3
20 FT WIND GUST.....              5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........300    300    2300   4500   6600   5900
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 8   SW 6   W 7    W 7    W 7    SW 6
LVORI...............6      4      3      2      1      2
ADI.................4      4      19     27     32     19

$$
FORECASTER...GANT
REQUESTED BY...GREG BROOKS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160525.COWEE.01/GSP



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