Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Wadsworth Rd....NCFS
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
943 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EST on January 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact this NWS office if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
An Arctic cold front will approach from the west, crossing central NC
very late tonight through Wednesday morning. High pressure will build
into the Carolinas Thursday, then remain anchored over the Deep South
into the weekend, leading to a warming trend.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 49.
Min humidity........31 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light and variable winds.
Mixing height.......2400 to 2800 ft AGL by early afternoon, then decreasing
                    to 300 ft AGL by sunset.
Transport winds.....West 7 to 10 mph, increasing to 9 to 12 mph by
                    early-mid afternoon.
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................5, increasing to 25 early in the afternoon,
                    then decreasing to 12 late.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Visibility..........7.

TIME (EST)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........18     24     37     47
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0
Temp............33     42     46     48
RH..............51     37     34     33
20 ft wind......S 2    SW 3   SW 4   SW 3
20 ft wind gust.5      5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....700    1500   2400   2800
Transport wind..S 2    SW 5   W 9    W 12
LVORI...........2      2      2      2
ADI.............5      5      25     12
Visibility (sm).7      7      7      7

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). A slight chance
                    of rain after midnight. A chance of snow late.
Chance of pcpn......50 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 30.
Max humidity........81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light and variable winds.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 2 to 6 mph.
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................12, decreasing to 3.
Pcpn amount.........0.03 inches.
Visibility..........5.

TIME (EST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........63     57     74     86     93     98
Weather cov.....                            S CHC  CHANCE
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RAIN   SNOW
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      10     10     20     50
Temp............43     39     37     35     34     33
RH..............41     52     61     72     69     75
20 ft wind......S 3    S 3    S 3    SW 2   W 2    NW 2
20 ft wind gust.5      5      5      5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....300    300    300    300    300    300
Transport wind..S 6    S 3    S 3    SW 2   W 2    N 5
LVORI...........2      3      3      3      3      4
ADI.............12     2      1      1      1      4
Visibility (sm).7      7      7      7      7      7

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent), then becoming partly
                    sunny (55-65 percent). A chance of snow early
                    in the morning, then snow likely in the
                    morning. A chance of snow early in the
                    afternoon.
Chance of pcpn......60 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 31.
Min humidity........51 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......300-700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 7 to 15 mph, increasing to 15 to 17 mph
                    in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................7, increasing to 20 late in the morning, then
                    increasing to 39 early in the afternoon,
                    decreasing to 23 late.
Pcpn amount.........0.18 inches.
Visibility..........4, decreasing to 1.00 early in the morning,
                    then increasing to 3 early in the afternoon,
                    increasing to 5 late.

TIME (EST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........99     99     97     91     81     59
Weather cov.....CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY CHANCE
Weather type....SNOW   SNOW   SNOW   SNOW   SNOW   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).50     60     60     60     40     10
Temp............32     30     28     27     28     30
RH..............85     92     88     81     66     51
20 ft wind......NW 5   N 6    N 8    N 8    N 8    NW 9
20 ft wind gust.10     15     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....300    300    700    700    700    700
Transport wind..N 7    N 9    N 12   N 15   N 17   N 17
LVORI...........4      5      3      3      1      2
ADI.............4      10     20     20     39     23
Visibility (sm).5      2.8    1.0    1.6    3      5

$$
Forecaster...SHARP
Requested by...Scotty Comer
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800423.0/RAH
.EMAIL d3opsrm@ncagr.gov



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