Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 301310
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SPOT FORECAST FOR FTG_1801...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
810 AM EST FRI JAN 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EST ON JANUARY 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT PUSHED THROUGH THE REGION EARLY THIS
MORNING. STEADY AND BREEZY NW WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT EXPECTED TO
CONTINUE TODAY AND WILL ALLOW DRIER AIR TO FILTER INTO THE REGION.
MINIMUM RH VALUES THIS AFTERNOON ARE EXPECTED TO DROP TO NEAR 25
PERCENT. WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO GRADUALLY DIMINISH TONIGHT AND BECOME
MORE NORTH. AN INVERSION IS EXPECTED TO SET UP LATE TONIGHT AS
WIND SPEEDS DIMINISH. NO SIGNIFICANT FOG EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT OR
EARLY SATURDAY MORNING DUE TO DRY AIR.

.TODAY...
TIME (EST)          9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............5   3   2   1   0   0   0   0   0
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................45  46  47  49  52  55  56  56  53
RH...................58  51  47  42  35  30  27  27  31
20 FT WIND DIR.......NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND DIR.......320 320 320 320 320 320 320 320 320
20 FT WIND SPD.......7   8   8   7   7   7   7   7   6
20 FT WIND GUST......20  20  20  20  20  20  20  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)........1.4 1.9 2.3 2.7 3.0 3.4 3.7 3.6 3.1
TRANSP WIND DIR......NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
TRANSP WIND SPD......18  18  18  18  18  18  18  17  15
LVORI................1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............0      0      0      0      0      2
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................49     42     38     35     33     31
RH...................36     50     56     61     63     64
20 FT WIND...........NW 5   NW 4   N 3    N 3    N 2    NE 2
20 FT WIND GUST......15     10     5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........2400   1200   900    600    400    300
TRANSPORT WIND.......N 13   N 9    N 9    N 8    N 7    N 6
LVORI................2      2      3      3      3      3

.SATURDAY...
TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............3      4      6      22     33     51
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................30     30     39     46     51     52
RH...................63     62     44     35     31     32
20 FT WIND...........NE 2   NE 2   SE 2   S 2    S 2    S 2
20 FT WIND GUST......5      5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........300    500    1100   2100   2800   2700
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 3   NE 3   E 3    S 5    S 5    S 6
LVORI................3      3      2      2      2      2

$$
FORECASTER...MILLER
REQUESTED BY...ALLEN BRASWELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150130.FTG_1.01/CAE






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