Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHERAW STATE PARK...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
1144 AM EDT SAT MAR 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EDT ON MARCH 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...COLD AND DRY AIR WILL CONTINUE FILTERING INTO THE
REGION TODAY...UNDER CONSISTENT WNW TO NW WINDS...AS COLD CANADIAN
HIGH PRESSURE...CURRENTLY CENTERED OVER THE MIDWEST...BUILDS SE
TOWARDS OUR REGION. YOUR BURN LOCATION HAS HIGHER TERRAIN TO YOUR
NW AND LOWER TERRAIN TO YOUR SE...AND COULD PROVIDE SOME LOCAL
BLOCKING FOR SURFACE WINDS FROM THE NW. SO...SURFACE WINDS AT THE
SPECIFIC BURN SITE COULD POSSIBLY BE A LITTLE LOWER THAN THE
FORECAST LISTED BELOW.

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.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)          12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............18  15  13  12  11  10
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................47  48  49  51  53  53
RH...................35  31  27  24  21  20
20 FT WIND DIR.......NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND DIR.......320 310 300 300 300 300
20 FT WIND SPD.......9   8   9   9   9   8
20 FT WIND GUST......18  18  18  18  18  18
MIX HGT (KFT)........4.5 5.0 5.4 5.6 5.7 5.8
TRANSP WIND DIR......NW  NW  W   NW  NW  NW
TRANSP WIND SPD......17  18  18  18  20  18

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............10     11     9      7      5      5
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................49     43     39     36     32     30
RH...................22     35     44     47     49     51
20 FT WIND...........NW 6   NW 2   N 4    N 4    N 5    N 4
20 FT WIND GUST......15     5      10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT).........4900   1100   900    800    300    200
TRANSPORT WIND.......NW 16  NW 13  NW 9   N 8    N 10   N 8
LVORI................1      2      2      2      2      3

.SUNDAY...
TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............5      5      6      7      7      8
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................27     28     37     46     51     54
RH...................55     53     37     26     21     20
20 FT WIND...........N 3    N 2    NW 2   NW 2   NW 2   W 2
20 FT WIND GUST......5      5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........100    200    1800   3100   3600   3700
TRANSPORT WIND.......N 7    N 5    N 5    NW 6   NW 6   W 6

$$
FORECASTER...MILLER
REQUESTED BY...TOM DOOLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150328.CHERA.01/CAE






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