Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Spot Forecast for Oconaluftee Eclipse Event...NPS
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
815 AM EDT Mon Aug 21 2017

Forecast is based on incident time of 0900 EDT on August 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Typical late summer conditions will persist ahead of an approaching
cold front, which will reach our area Wednesday. A large region of
surface high pressure will then gradually build into the area late
this week through the weekend, bringing unseasonably cool and dry
air.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent). Patchy fog late
                    in the morning. A slight chance of
                    thunderstorms late in the morning. A slight
                    chance of showers in the late morning and
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 88.
Min humidity........53 percent.
Surface winds.......Light winds.
Ceiling (FT)........22000, decreasing to 7000 early in the
                    afternoon.
Visibility (SM).....6.

TIME (EDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........19  16  12  20  28  36  41  45  50
Weather cov.....PTY SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....FOG RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........    SCH SCH SCH
Temp............66  69  74  79  84  84  82  86  83
RH..............100 97  92  75  61  53  54  59  66
Surface wnd dir.S   SW  W   W   SW  SW  SW  S   S
Surface wnd spd.2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3
Surface wnd gst.5                   5   5   5   5
Ceiling (hft)...230 220 250 240 230 80  80  70  70
Visibility (sm).6   8   9   9   9   9   9   9   10

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent). A slight chance
                    of thunderstorms early in the evening. A slight
                    chance of showers in the evening. A slight
                    chance of showers late. Patchy fog after
                    midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 64.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Surface winds.......Light winds.
Ceiling (FT)........7000, increasing to 25000 after midnight, then
                    decreasing to 6000 late.
Visibility (SM).....6, decreasing to 1.75.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........47  43  40  40  40  40  38  35  33  36  39  42
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH PTY PTY PTY PTY SCH
Weather type....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  FOG FOG FOG FOG RNF
Tstm cov........SCH SCH SCH SCH
Temp............81  78  76  73  71  69  68  67  66  65  65  65
RH..............71  77  83  89  94  99  100 100 99  100 100 99
Surface wnd dir.S   S   S   S   S   SE  S   S   S   S   S   S
Surface wnd spd.3   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
Surface wnd gst.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Ceiling (hft)...70  70  70  70  70  80  90  90  250 60  60  60
Visibility (sm).9   9   8   8   8   8   7   6   6   4   4   1.8

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent). Patchy fog early
                    in the morning. A slight chance of showers in
                    the morning. A slight chance of thunderstorms.
                    A chance of showers in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 85.
Min humidity........57 percent.
Surface winds.......Light winds, becoming southwest around 5 mph
                    late.
Ceiling (FT)........6000.
Visibility (SM).....1.50 early in the morning.

TIME (EDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........43  43  44  44  44  43  44  44  45  47  49  51
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....RNF RNF RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........                    SCH SCH             SCH SCH
Temp............65  66  67  71  74  78  80  83  84  85  85  84
RH..............98  94  91  84  79  75  67  62  57  57  57  59
Surface wnd dir.S   S   S   SW  SW  W   W   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Surface wnd spd.2   2   2   1   1   1   2   3   4   4   4   4
Surface wnd gst.5   5   5                   5   5   5   5   5
Ceiling (hft)...60  60  60  60  60  60  60  60  60  60  60  60
Visibility (sm).1.6 1.5

$$
Forecaster...Danny Gant
Requested by...Denver Ingram
Type of request...OTHER
.TAG 1714667.0/GSP



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