Suppression Forecast
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FNUS72 KGSP 222118
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Spot Forecast for WHITE CREEK FIRE...NC Forest Service
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
518 PM EDT Wed Mar 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 EDT on March 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Cooler air returns to the region behind a departing cold front and
will linger through the end of the work week. A warm front will lift
north over the region over the weekend bringing increased chances
for widespread precipitation.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 32.
Max humidity........58 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph until early
                    morning...becoming light.
Mixing height.......4400-5300 ft AGL...decreasing to 300-700 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....East 7 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (2200-35000 knot-ft).
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................34...decreasing to 5.
Stability class.....5.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........24000...decreasing to 18000 late.
Visibility (SM).....9.
Sfc pressure (in)...28.35.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........36  35  27  18  9   1   3   5   8   21  33  43
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............60  54  50  47  45  43  41  39  38  36  35  33
Dewpoint........17  18  20  21  21  21  20  20  19  19  19  19
RH..............19  23  30  35  38  41  43  45  47  49  52  56
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..6   6   5   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   3   3
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...5.3 4.9 4.4 3.1 1.9 0.6 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6 0.4 0.3
Transp wind dir.N   NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd.8   7   7   9   13  15  14  10  8   8   8   8
LVORI...........1   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3
ADI.............34  3   3   4   6   7   6   5   4   4   4   4
VRate kt-ft/100035  28  26  26  21  8   8   6   5   4   3   2
Ceiling (hft)...250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 240 190 180
Visibility (sm).9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9
Sfc pres (in)...835 837 839 843 846 850 851 853 854 855 855 856

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 54.
Min humidity........29 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming southeast around 5 mph
                    late in the morning...then becoming light early
                    in the afternoon...becoming southeast around 5
                    mph early in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-2200 ft AGL...increasing to 3100-4100 ft
                    AGL in the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 5 to 7 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (4000-25100 knot-ft).
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................6...increasing to 26.
Stability class.....4.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........16000...increasing to 21000 in the
                    afternoon...then decreasing to 13000 late.
Visibility (SM).....9 until late afternoon.
Sfc pressure (in)...28.55.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........37  32  26  23  20  17  15  15  14  12  12  15
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............32  32  33  37  42  45  48  51  52  53  54  53
Dewpoint........19  19  19  19  20  20  20  21  21  22  23  23
RH..............58  58  56  48  41  36  33  30  29  29  29  31
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...0.6 0.9 1.3 2.2 3.1 4.0 3.9 3.7 3.6 3.7 3.9 4.1
Transp wind dir.E   E   E   E   SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.7   7   6   6   5   5   5   5   6   6   7   7
LVORI...........3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
ADI.............3   9   9   15  15  17  17  17  20  21  25  26
VRate kt-ft/10004   5   6   10  14  18  17  16  17  19  22  25
Ceiling (hft)...180 160 160 160 160 160 240 240 240 240 210 130
Visibility (sm).9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9
Sfc pres (in)...857 859 860 861 861 862 861 860 859 858 856 855

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........71 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......2700-3900 ft AGL...decreasing to 300-1900 ft
                    AGL in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....South 7 to 8 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (2000-25500 knot-ft).
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................29...decreasing to 4.
Stability class.....5.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........10000...increasing to 13000 after midnight.
Visibility (SM).....MISSING.
Sfc pressure (in)...28.55.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........24  36  45  38  32  25  28  30  33  34  34  35
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............52  49  48  46  45  44  42  41  40  39  39  38
Dewpoint........24  25  26  26  27  27  27  27  27  27  27  27
RH..............33  39  42  45  49  51  54  57  59  60  62  63
20 FT wind dir..S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..4   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   1
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...3.9 3.7 3.4 2.7 1.9 1.1 0.9 0.6 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.8   8   8   8   7   7   7   8   8   8   8   8
LVORI...........2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3   3   3   3
ADI.............29  4   4   4   3   3   3   4   4   4   4   4
VRate kt-ft/100026  25  24  18  12  7   5   4   2   2   2   2
Ceiling (hft)...130 120 110 110 100 100 100 160 160 150 140 130
Visibility (sm).
Sfc pres (in)...855 856 856 857 858 860 859 858 858 857 856 855

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 63.
Min humidity........46 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming south around 5 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-2000 ft AGL...increasing to 2900-4100 ft
                    AGL late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Southwest 3 to 12 mph...increasing to 16 to 18
                    mph late in the morning.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (800-50000 knot-ft)...increasing
                    to good to excellent (56900-65200 knot-ft) in
                    the afternoon.
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................7...increasing to 29 late in the morning...then
                    increasing to 61 late in the
                    morning...increasing to 68 early in the
                    afternoon...decreasing to 51.
Stability class.....4.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........13000...decreasing to 4000.
Visibility (SM).....MISSING.
Sfc pressure (in)...28.47.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........37  40  42  43  45  46  47  47  48  49  51  52
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............37  36  37  41  45  50  54  57  59  61  63  63
Dewpoint........27  28  29  30  32  33  36  38  40  41  42  43
RH..............68  71  70  66  58  52  50  50  50  48  46  47
20 FT wind dir..S   SW  W   SW  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..1   1   1   2   2   3   4   4   4   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.            5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.3 0.3 1.1 2.0 2.9 3.2 3.6 3.9 4.0 4.0 4.1
Transp wind dir.S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.6   3   3   7   12  16  18  18  18  18  18  18
LVORI...........3   3   3   3   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
ADI.............3   4   4   10  29  57  61  65  68  68  51  51
VRate kt-ft/10002   1   1   7   21  40  50  57  62  64  65  65
Ceiling (hft)...130 130 70  60  60  60  60  60  40  40  40  40
Visibility (sm).
Sfc pres (in)...855 855 855 856 857 857 856 854 853 851 849 847

$$
Forecaster...Pat Moore
Requested by...IC
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1704956.0/GSP


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