Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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SPOT FORECAST FOR POINSETT RANGE RX...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
722 AM EST FRI FEB 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EST ON FEBRUARY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE...CURRENTLY CENTERED OVER
THE CENTRAL PLAINS...WILL SHIFT EAST INTO THE MIDWEST
TODAY...AND RIDGE DOWN THE EASTERN SEABOARD INTO OUR REGION LATE
TONIGHT AND SATURDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN A GENERAL N TO NE
SURFACE AND TRANSPORT WIND TODAY...WITH NE WINDS TONIGHT AND
SATURDAY INCREASING IN SPEED. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL RANGE FROM
4000 TO AROUND 4500 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. NO FOG LATE TONIGHT/EARLY
SATURDAY MORNING DUE TO SOME WIND AND DRIER AIR INTRUSION...AND
POSSIBLE CLOUD COVER.

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 (EST)          11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............69  65  63  62  61  60  59
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................45  47  49  51  52  52  51
RH...................58  53  50  46  44  44  44
20 FT WIND DIR.......N   N   N   N   N   NE  NE
20 FT WIND DIR.......020 020 020 020 020 030 030
20 FT WIND SPD.......4   4   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST......10  10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)........2.1 2.9 3.7 4.0 4.2 4.2 2.9
TRANSP WIND DIR......N   N   NE  N   N   N   N
TRANSP WIND SPD......9   8   8   7   7   7   7
LVORI................2   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............58     57     55     53     53     54
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................48     41     37     35     32     31
RH...................49     62     72     75     78     75
20 FT WIND...........NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   NE 6   NE 6   NE 6
20 FT WIND GUST......10     10     10     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT).........1900   800    700    500    400    400
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 8   NE 8   NE 8   NE 10  NE 10  NE 10
LVORI................2      3      3      4      4      4

.SATURDAY...
TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............55     57     63     69     71     75
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................29     31     37     42     45     46
RH...................75     66     54     46     43     42
20 FT WIND...........NE 7   NE 7   NE 8   NE 8   NE 8   NE 7
20 FT WIND GUST......15     15     20     20     20     15
MIX HGT (FT).........400    700    1400   2000   2400   2600
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 10  NE 13  NE 17  NE 18  NE 18  NE 16
LVORI................4      3      2      1      1      1

$$
FORECASTER...CHERRY
REQUESTED BY...JULIE HOVIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150227.POINS.01/CAE





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