Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FTG_GASCHAMBER...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
726 AM EDT THU MAY 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 EDT ON MAY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MOIST SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH A
20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS FROM 1 PM INTO
THIS EVENING. WINDS THROUGH THE DAY WILL BE EAST-SOUTHEASTERLY AT
5 MPH OR LESS WITH AFTERNOON MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 40
PERCENT. AN INVERSION WILL DEVELOP WITH SUNSET ALLOWING MIXING
HEIGHTS TONIGHT TO LOWER TO AROUND 300 FEET. PATCHY FOG WILL ALSO
BE POSSIBLE OVERNIGHT.

POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE FEEDBACK INCLUDING OBSERVATIONS TAKEN AT
THE BURN SITE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. YOU CAN USE THE SAME
WEBPAGE WHERE YOU REQUESTED THE SPOT FORECAST FOR THIS. YOU MAY
ALSO CALL OUR OFFICE IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS. HYSPLIT
OUTPUT HEIGHTS FOR THE NWS COLUMBIA AREA ARE 300, 750 AND 1500
METERS. THESE VALUES ARE DIFFERENT THAN SURROUNDING OFFICES.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)          8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............98  98  82  65  65  64  64  64  57  58
WEATHER COV.........                    SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE........                    RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TEMP................70  72  75  80  83  85  86  87  87  87
RH..................87  81  76  65  59  53  51  48  48  48
20 FT WIND DIR......N   S   S   S   S   SE  SE  E   E   E
20 FT WIND DIR......020 160 170 170 160 140 130 110 100 100
20 FT WIND SPD......1   2   2   2   2   3   3   3   4   4
20 FT WIND GUST.....    5   5   5   5   5   5   5   10  10
MIX HGT (KFT).......0.5 1.1 1.9 2.7 3.3 3.6 3.9 4.6 5.2 5.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.....S   S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
TRANSP WIND SPD.....2   5   6   6   6   7   7   7   8   8
LVORI...............7   4   4   3   2   2   2   2   1   1

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............59     59     51     39     29     26
WEATHER COV.........S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................86     81     75     71     69     67
RH..................50     58     71     79     84     87
20 FT WIND..........E 4    SE 2   SE 2   SE 2   E 2    E 1
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........4600   1000   300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......SE 8   S 7    SE 5   SE 2   S 0    S 2
LVORI...............1      3      3      4      6      6

.FRIDAY...
TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............29     23     23     20     15     11
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................66     69     77     83     87     88
RH..................90     84     67     53     42     38
20 FT WIND..........E 1    SE 2   SE 3   SE 4   E 5    E 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....       5      5      10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........300    300    1300   2600   3600   4700
TRANSPORT WIND......SE 3   S 5    SE 6   SE 8   E 9    SE 8
LVORI...............7      5      3      2      1      1

$$
FORECASTER...PROUD
REQUESTED BY...ALLENN BRASWELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150528.FTG_G.01/CAE



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