Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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SPOT FORECAST FOR B5...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
740 AM EST WED JAN 18 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 EST ON JANUARY 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE SLOWLY SOUTH ACROSS SOUTH CAROLINA LATE THIS
AFTERNOON, REACHING THE SOUTHERN SAVANNAH RIVER VALLEY TONIGHT. WEAK
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD ACROSS THE REGION TONIGHT. A FRONT WILL
THEN WAVER ACROSS THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND FOLLOWED BY A STRONGER
COLD FRONT MONDAY WHICH WILL KEEP THE WEATHER UNSETTLED THROUGH
THEN. DRIER HIGH PRESSURE WILL THEN RETURN INTO THE MIDDLE OF NEXT
WEEK.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...LOW.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MAX 3500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 12 MPH...INCREASING TO AROUND 18 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX ADI.............40.
INVERSION END.......1800

TIME (EST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY COVER.......MC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  MC  MC  MC  MC
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   10  10  10  10  0
TEMP............62  64  67  70  73  75  76  76  76  73
RH..............81  81  78  71  64  60  58  58  58  64
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..5   7   9   10  11  11  11  10  9   8
20 FT WIND GUST.10  12  18  20  20  20  20  20  18  14
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.5 0.7 1.1 1.5 1.9 2.3 2.7 3.1 3.5 2.8
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
TRANSP WIND SPD.6   12  12  12  18  18  18  18  18  18
LVORI...........4   4   3   2   2   1   2   2   3   4
ADI.............10  16  22  28  34  40  34  28  22  16

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 53.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
MAX LVORI...........5.
MIN ADI.............1.
INVERSION BEGIN.....1000

TIME (EST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............68     63     60     58     57     56
RH..............73     84     90     90     86     83
20 FT WIND......W 6    W 5    W 4    NW 2   N 2    NE 3
20 FT WIND GUST.10     6                           4
MIX HGT (FT)....800    600    500    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND..W 6    W 6    W 4    NW 2   NW 2   N 4
LVORI...........4      5      5      5      5      5
ADI.............10     3      2      2      2      3

$$
FORECASTER...DIXON
REQUESTED BY...MATTHEW SUTKOWSKI
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700500.0/CHS
.EMAIL MATTHEW_SUTKOWSKI@FWS.GOV


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