Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Newport/Morehead, NC

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Spot Forecast for Goose Creek...NWRC
National Weather Service Newport/Morehead City NC
737 AM EST Wed Feb 22 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 EST on February 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative, or if you have questions
or concerns about this forecast, contact the National Weather
Service in Newport at (252)223-2328.

.DISCUSSION...
High pressure will remain east of the region through Friday. A
cold front will move through on Saturday. High pressure will build
in Sunday and Monday then slide offshore Tuesday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 69.
Min humidity........57 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 6 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......Max 3700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 6 to 9 mph.
Vent Rate...........Max 36570 mph-ft.

TIME (EST)         8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%)............55  48  44  46  49  50  53  59  62  65
Weather cov........
Weather type.......
Tstm cov...........
Temp...............52  56  60  63  65  67  68  68  68  65
RH.................93  86  78  70  63  59  57  59  59  65
20 FT wind dir.....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd.....5   5   5   5   5   5   6   6   6   5
20 FT wind gust....                        10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)......1.4 1.9 2.3 2.8 3.2 3.7 3.2 2.8 2.3 1.9
Transp wind dir....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd....6   7   7   8   8   9   9   9   9   8
VRate mph-ft/1000..1   2   2   11  22  34  36  37  36  23

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 48.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph until early
                    morning...becoming light.
Mixing height.......Min 1000 ft agl.
Transport winds.....East 3 to 8 mph.
Vent Rate...........Min 804 mph-ft.

TIME (EST)         6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%)............70  73  74  77  78  77  74  73  73  74  75  76
Weather cov........
Weather type.......
Tstm cov...........
Temp...............63  60  59  57  56  55  55  54  53  53  52  52
RH.................70  78  80  83  86  90  90  93  96  96  100 100
20 FT wind dir.....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E
20 FT wind spd.....5   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust....    5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)......1.4 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0 1.0
Transp wind dir....SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   E
Transp wind spd....8   7   7   6   6   5   5   3   3   3   3   3
VRate mph-ft/1000..11  2   2   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 73.
Min humidity........55 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming southeast 5 to 6 mph in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......Max 4700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southeast 3 to 7 mph.
Vent Rate...........Max 32199 mph-ft.

TIME (EST)         6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%)............77     76     69     62     59     52
Weather cov........
Weather type.......NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov...........
Temp...............51     55     63     69     72     71
RH.................100    100    78     63     55     59
20 ft wind.........E 2    E 3    SE 4   SE 5   SE 5   SE 5
20 ft wind gust....       5      5
Mix hgt (ft).......1000   1600   2800   4100   4100   2800
Transport wind.....E 3    E 5    SE 6   SE 7   SE 7   SE 7
VRate mph-ft/1000..1      1      1      21     32     30

$$
Forecaster...Collins
Requested by...Casey Phillips
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702605.0/MHX
.EMAIL CASEY.phillips@ncwildlife.org



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