Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FNUS72 KGSP 291950
FWSGSP

SPOT FORECAST FOR BALD KNOB...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
350 PM EDT WED JUL 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1538 EDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST ON
THURSDAY AND SETTLE SOUTHEAST OF THE REGION ON FRIDAY. THE FRONT AND
ASSOCIATED DEEPER MOISTURE WILL LIKELY REMAIN CONFINED TOWARD THE
SOUTHEAST COASTLINE THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH SLIGHTLY COOLER
TEMPERATURES EXPECTED OVER THE FORECAST AREA. LOW LEVEL MOISTURE
WILL GRADUALLY RETURN EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS...MAINLY EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH
                    LATE. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3000 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300-900 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 2 TO 3 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............71     64     57     51     45     47
WEATHER COV.........SCTTRD CHANCE S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE
TSTM COV............SCTTRD CHANCE S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
TEMP................79     76     73     71     70     69
RH..................68     76     83     87     90     92
20 FT WIND..........SE 2   DS 2   DS 2   DS 2   DS 2   DS 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........3000   2100   900    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 2   SW 2   W 2    W 3    NW 3   NW 3
LVORI...............3      4      5      6      7      7
ADI.................7      1      1      1      2      2

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM LATE MORNING
                    ON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 4700-6500 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............48     50     54     58     63     54
WEATHER COV.........              S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............              S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP................68     70     75     78     81     81
RH..................93     85     75     68     65     63
20 FT WIND..........DS 2   N 4    N 4    NW 3   NW 3   NW 4
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      10     10     5      5      10
MIX HGT (FT)........300    400    2700   4700   6400   6500
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 5   NW 5   NW 6   NW 6   NW 5   NW 6
LVORI...............6      5      4      3      3      2
ADI.................3      4      13     16     16     19

$$
FORECASTER...LANE
REQUESTED BY...ALBERT BASSETT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150729.BALDK.01/GSP



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