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Spot Forecast for Rockhouse Mountain Fire...Georgia Dept. Natural Resources
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
600 AM EST Fri Feb 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 EST on February 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Weak surface high pressure over the area will weaken today.
A cold front will move across the area late tonight and
Saturday...with an increased chance for showers and
thunderstorms...most so for north Georgia.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny to partly cloudy. Patchy fog possible early this morning.
CWR.................Near Zero.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming south 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 7 to 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Becoming good (46000 knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Increasing to 3500-4000 ft AGL in the afternoon.

TIME (EST)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky (%).........41     38     35     35     35     37
Weather cov.....PATCHY
Weather type....FOG    NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      10
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............53     60     70     76     80     79
RH..............98     90     67     52     43     44
20 ft wind......E 2    SE 3   SE 6   S 7    S 7    S 7
20 ft wind gust.              10     10     15     10
Mix hgt (ft)....900    900    2500   4000   4000   3500
Transport wind..SE 7   SE 9   SE 12  S 13   S 12   S 9
SDspl kt-ft/1000 6     15     31     46     38     18

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Increasing clouds. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late.
CWR.................30 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms until 0300...then 9-15 strikes.
Min temperature.....Around 57.
Max humidity........95 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening...becoming light...then becoming
                    southwest 5 to 6 mph late in the evening. Gusty
                    and erratic winds expected near thunderstorms
                    late.
Transport winds.....Southwest 6 to 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....becoming Poor (0 knot-ft).
Mixing height.......Decreasing to 0-300 ft AGL.

TIME (EST)      6 PM   8 PM
Sky (%).........42     46
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............10     10
LAL.............1      1
Temp............77     68
RH..............47     65
20 ft wind......S 5    S 3
20 ft wind gust.10     5
Mix hgt (ft)....3100   BLW100
Transport wind..S 7    S 6
SDspl kt-ft/10008      0

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming mostly sunny. A chance of showers and
                    a slight chance of thunderstorms early in the
                    morning.
CWR.................30 percent early.
LAL.................1-8 strikes until 0800...then No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........25 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 7 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    late in the morning. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms early in the
                    morning.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 15 mph...becoming northwest around 20 mph
                    late in the morning.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (3400-50300 knot-ft)...increasing
                    to excellent (62000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......Increasing to 4000 ft AGL in the afternoon.

$$
Forecaster...Lynn
Requested by...Nathan Klaus
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702768.0/FFC


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