Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 121334
FWSCAE

SPOT FORECAST FOR FTG_4301...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
834 AM EST FRI FEB 12 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EST ON FEBRUARY 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...WEAK LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE AREA WILL MOVE OFFSHORE
LATE THIS MORNING. WITH COLDER AIR MOVING INTO THE AREA AN
INVERSION ALOFT WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE DAY WITH MIXING HEIGHTS
ONLY REACHING 2200 FEET THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE 5 MPH OR
LESS THROUGH THE DAY WITH DIRECTION FROM THE NORTH THIS MORNING
THEN SLOWLY BACKING THROUGH THE DAY BECOMING WESTERLY BY LATE
AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE SLOW TO FALL WITH MINIMUM
AFTERNOON HUMIDITY AROUND 47 PERCENT. THE INVERSION WILL LOWER
WITH SUNSET FALLING TO 300 FEET BY 9PM. FOG IS NOT EXPECTED
TONIGHT.

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. HYSPLIT
OUTPUT HEIGHTS FOR THE NWS COLUMBIA AREA ARE 300, 750 AND 1500
METERS. THESE VALUES ARE DIFFERENT THAN SURROUNDING OFFICES.

.TODAY...
TIME (EST)          9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............86  84  77  64  57  53  52  51  42
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TEMP................40  41  44  48  51  53  54  54  54
RH..................80  78  69  63  56  52  50  50  50
20 FT WIND DIR......N   N   N   N   NW  NW  W   W   W
20 FT WIND DIR......020 020 010 350 330 320 290 280 280
20 FT WIND SPD......4   5   4   4   4   4   5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.....5   10  10  5   5   10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT).......0.6 0.9 0.9 1.0 1.4 1.4 2.2 2.2 1.6
TRANSP WIND DIR.....NE  NE  N   NW  W   W   W   W   W
TRANSP WIND SPD.....6   7   7   6   6   8   9   10  9
LVORI...............4   4   4   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............36     26     7      10     10     6
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................53     49     45     42     38     35
RH..................52     58     62     65     70     69
20 FT WIND..........W 4    W 5    NW 6   NW 7   NW 7   NW 7
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      10     10     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)........700    200    300    300    400    500
TRANSPORT WIND......W 7    W 7    NW 9   NW 12  NW 12  NW 12
LVORI...............2      2      3      3      3      3

.SATURDAY...
TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............6      5      2      2      1      1
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................32     33     40     46     49     50
RH..................69     58     39     28     23     22
20 FT WIND..........NW 6   NW 6   NW 6   NW 6   NW 6   NW 6
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     15     15     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)........800    1400   2500   3100   3600   3400
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 15  NW 17  NW 17  NW 15  NW 9   NW 10
LVORI...............3      3      1      1      1      1

$$
FORECASTER...PROUD
REQUESTED BY...ALLEN BRASWELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160212.FTG_4.01/CAE


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