Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MIDDLE LITTLE RD...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEWPORT/MOREHEAD CITY NC
807 AM EST SAT FEB 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EST ON FEBRUARY 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WARM FRONT WILL DEVELOP OFF THE COAST AND MOVE NORTH TODAY. A
COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH FROM THE WEST TONIGHT AND MOVE THROUGH
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PASS TO THE NORTH MONDAY
NIGHT AND MOVE OFF THE COAST TUESDAY. ANOTHER COLD FRONT WILL MOVE
THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY...THEN BECOMING CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 54.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR VERY LOW TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
                    PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MAX 3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 5 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO
                    10 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...INCREASING TO 30 MPH LATE.

TIME (EST)          9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).............70     78     88     88     88
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................33     41     49     52     52
RH..................65     68     71     74     77
20 FT WIND..........E 5    SE 5   S 7    S 9    S 10
20 FT WIND GUST.....              15     18     20
LVORI...............3      3      3      3      3
ADI.................4      15     54     41     31
HAINES INDEX........3      3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MIN 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 25 MPH.

TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............88     91     99     99     99     99
WEATHER COV.........       CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............
TEMP................51     51     50     50     50     50
RH..................80     80     83     86     89     93
20 FT WIND..........S 9    S 8    S 8    S 7    S 7    S 7
20 FT WIND GUST.....18     15     10     10     10     10
LVORI...............3      3      4      4      4      5
ADI.................22     18     18     18     18     15
HAINES INDEX........3      3      3      3      3      3

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN LIKELY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........72 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......MAX 2800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 15 MPH...INCREASING TO 20 TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............80     90     88     86     86     89
WEATHER COV.........CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TSTM COV............
TEMP................51     51     57     60     62     61
RH..................93     100    86     78     72     72
20 FT WIND..........S 6    SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   W 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     10     10     10
LVORI...............5      5      5      3      3      3
ADI.................19     15     10     35     54     47
HAINES INDEX........3      3      3      3      3      3

$$
FORECASTER...ELARDO
REQUESTED BY...CROATAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150221.MIDDL.01/MHX


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