Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FNUS72 KGSP 230805
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Spot Forecast for Compartments 198/200 East...USFS
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
405 AM EDT Thu Mar 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on March 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Cooler air lingers across the region through the end of the work
week. A warm and moist southerly flow develops this weekend as high
pressure moves off the coast and a cold front approaches from the
west. This will bring showers and thunderstorms into the area by
Sunday, which continue into early next week.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 61.
Min humidity........25 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 7 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......2300-4200 ft AGL...increasing to 4400-4700 ft
                    AGL early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....East 12 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (34300 knot-ft).
LVORI...............1.
ADI.................47...increasing to 57 late in the
                    morning...then decreasing to 47 early in the
                    afternoon.
Stability class.....3.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........13000...decreasing to 6000 in the afternoon.
Visibility (SM).....10.
Sfc pressure (in)...29.92.

TIME (EDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........24  20  20  20  21  21  23  29
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............50  53  55  57  59  60  60  60
Dewpoint........26  25  24  24  23  24  24  25
RH..............39  33  30  27  25  25  25  26
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..8   8   7   7   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...2.3 3.1 3.7 4.2 4.7 4.6 4.5 4.4
Transp wind dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
Transp wind spd.17  18  16  14  12  12  12  13
LVORI...........1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
ADI.............47  60  57  53  46  46  45  49
VRate kt-ft/100034  50  51  50  47  46  45  49
Ceiling (hft)...130 130 130 60  60  60  60  60
Visibility (sm).10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Sfc pres (in)...993 996 996 996 996 994 993 992

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent)...then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (50-60 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........77 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds around 6 mph early in the
                    evening...becoming light.
Mixing height.......2600-3800 ft AGL...decreasing to 300-1800 ft
                    AGL in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast 3 to 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (800-38100 knot-ft).
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................42...decreasing to 4.
Stability class.....4.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........5000.
Visibility (SM).....10.
Sfc pressure (in)...29.92.

TIME (EDT)      6 PM      9 PM      MIDNGT    3 AM
Sky (%).........37        48        36        51
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............59        51        47        44
Dewpoint........26        29        31        32
RH..............28        42        53        63
20 FT wind......E 6G10    E 4G10    E 4G5     E 3G5
Mix hgt (ft)....3800      1800      300       300
Transport wind..E 12      E 6       E 3       E 6
LVORI...........1         2         2         3
ADI.............42        4         2         3
VRate kt-ft/100038        9         1         1
Ceiling (hft)...60        60        60        60
Visibility (sm).10        10        10        10
Sfc pres (in)...29.92     29.93     29.95     29.94

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (60-70 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming south 5 to 6 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-1800 ft AGL...increasing to 4700-6000 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 10 mph...becoming south 12 to 20
                    mph in the late morning and afternoon...then
                    decreasing to around 10 mph late.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (1000-44800 knot-ft)...increasing
                    to good to excellent (53600-69400 knot-ft) in
                    the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................4...increasing to 47 late in the
                    morning...increasing to 65...early in the
                    afternoon...decreasing to 46 late.
Stability class.....4.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........5000...decreasing to 2400 early in the
                    morning...then increasing to 10000 early in the
                    afternoon...decreasing to 4000.
Visibility (SM).....10 early in the morning.
Sfc pressure (in)...29.87.

TIME (EDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky (%).........65        76        60        50
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............42        49        63        70
Dewpoint........34        38        43        47
RH..............74        66        49        43
20 FT wind......E 3G5     E 4G5     SE 5G10   S 5G10
Mix hgt (ft)....300       1000      3700      5800
Transport wind..SE 6      SE 10     S 18      S 13
LVORI...........3         3         1         1
ADI.............3         14        49        56
VRate kt-ft/10001         9         59        64
Ceiling (hft)...50        24        100       40
Visibility (sm).10
Sfc pres (in)...29.93     29.94     29.95     29.91

$$
Forecaster...Rodney Hinson
Requested by...Jamie Atkins
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704940.0/GSP


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