Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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FNUS72 KCHS 051414
FWSCHS

SPOT FORECAST FOR C139...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
914 AM EST THU MAR 5 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 EST ON MARCH 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WARM SOUTHWEST FLOW WILL PREVAIL INTO THE AFTERNOON AHEAD OF AN
APPROACHING COLD FRONT. THE WIND SHIFT ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT
WILL REACH THE BURN AREA BETWEEN 5 AND 6 PM. THERE MAY BE A FEW LIGHT
SHOWERS IN THE AREA AS EARLY AS 3-4 PM BUT THE BULK OF ANY RAIN
ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT WILL IMPACT THE BURN AREA BETWEEN 5 AND 9
PM. COLD NORTHERLY FLOW WILL PREVAIL BEHIND THE FRONT TONIGHT AND
THROUGH THE DAY ON FRIDAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS IN. OVERCAST SKIES
WILL PREVAIL TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY AS WELL.

FOG POTENTIAL FOR TONIGHT...MODERATE IN RAIN AND DRIZZLE ESPECIALLY
LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY...THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MAX 5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 18 MPH...INCREASING TO 26 TO 34
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX ADI.............113.
MAX LVORI...........6.

TIME (EST)          10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER...........PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.........              S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............              S CHC  S CHC
TEMP................73     78     80     80
RH..................66     56     51     45
20 FT WIND..........SW 10  SW 11  SW 14  W 14
20 FT WIND GUST.....20     22     24     24
MIX HGT (FT)........2000   4600   5400   3900
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 18  SW 34  SW 34  SW 26
LVORI...............4      2      2      3
ADI.................61     96     98     67

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE RAIN
                    SHOWERS...FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FREEZING RAIN
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
INVERSION/DISPERSION...NONE/EXCELLENT.
MAX ADI.............36.
MAX LVORI...........5.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PERIODS OF DRIZZLE WITH POSSIBLE
                    FREEZING DRIZZLE AND FREEZING RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF FREEZING
                    DRIZZLE AND PATCHY DRIZZLE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MAX 1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 12 TO 20 MPH.
MAX ADI.............38.
MAX LVORI...........4.

$$

FORECASTER...HOLLOWAY
REQUESTED BY...JOE BENTON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150305.C139_.01/CHS



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