Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 051205
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SPOT FORECAST FOR FTG_TA21...FORT GORDON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA, SC
805 AM EDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0930 EDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...UPPER LEVEL LOW PUSHING INTO THE REGION WILL SPREAD
GUSTY WINDS ACROSS THE BURN AREA TODAY WITH CHANCES OF RAIN
SHOWERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE NORTHWESTERLY THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON WITH SPEEDS BECOMING 8 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 15 MPH BY
10 AM...AND FURTHER INCREASING TO WITH SPEEDS BY EARLY AFTERNOON
AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH. CUMULUS WILL DEVELOP FROM
LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON WITH LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS
POSSIBLE LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EARLY THIS EVENING. PRECIPITATION
AMOUNTS WILL GENERALLY BE LIGHT WITH A COUPLE HUNDREDTHS EXPECTED.
MINIMUM AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE 30 PERCENT. WINDS
WILL BACK TO WESTERLY DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS FRIDAY WITH
SPEEDS REMAINING 5 TO 8 MPH...WHICH WILL PREVENTING FOG
DEVELOPMENT.

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 (EDT)          9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............5   11  19  27  35  43  41  53  59
WEATHER COV.........                            SCH CHC
WEATHER TYPE........                            RW  RW
TEMP................57  61  63  65  67  68  69  69  69
RH..................69  53  46  40  34  32  31  31  32
20 FT WIND DIR......NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND DIR......300 310 310 300 300 300 300 300 300
20 FT WIND SPD......8   9   10  10  10  15  15  15  10
20 FT WIND GUST.....15  15  20  20  20  25  25  25  20
MIX HGT (KFT).......2.6 4.2 5.1 5.4 5.7 6.0 6.2 6.4 6.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.....NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  W
TRANSP WIND SPD.....20  20  20  21  23  25  25  26  25
LVORI...............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
ADI.................43  55  60  66  78  88  89  93  89

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............52     35     15     8      19     16
WEATHER COV.........S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................68     64     57     54     51     49
RH..................33     38     55     61     66     74
20 FT WIND..........NW 10  NW 8   NW 6   NW 6   NW 5   W 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....20     20     15     15     15     10
MIX HGT (FT)........5300   2900   500    500    500    500
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 23  NW 18  NW 14  W 12   W 10   NW 10
LVORI...............1      2      2      3      3      3
ADI.................76     25     9      8      7      5

.FRIDAY...
TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............16     21     12     9      15     22
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................48     50     61     67     71     73
RH..................80     77     53     43     36     35
20 FT WIND..........W 5    NW 6   NW 6   NW 7   NW 8   NW 8
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     15     15     15     20     20
MIX HGT (FT)........500    500    3500   5100   6700   7000
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 10  NW 12  NW 15  N 13   NW 14  NW 15
LVORI...............4      4      1      1      1      1
ADI.................7      9      52     39     47     52

$$
FORECASTER...PROUD
REQUESTED BY...ALLEN BRASWELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.FTG_T.01/CAE



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