Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast FOR HARRIS EXERCISE...NWS - ONSITE SUPPORT @ NCEM RCC CENTRAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE Raleigh NC
745 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Forecast is based on incident time of 0800 EDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A shortwave ridge will build eastward over the Carolinas this
afternoon into tonight as an upper level low lifts northeast along
the Mid-Atlantic coast.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent)...then becoming mostly
                    sunny (35-45 percent).
Min humidity........56 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......Light and variable winds...becoming southwest 5
                    to 6 mph in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Dewpoint............58...increasing to 62 in the afternoon.
Eye level winds.....Light and variable winds...becoming southwest 5
                    to 6 mph in the afternoon.
SURFACE WINDS.......Light and variable winds...becoming southwest 5
                    to 6 mph in the afternoon.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
Mixing height.......300-2000 ft AGL...increasing to 2500-3800 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 3 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 4 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)          8 AM   10 AM  Noon   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............97     56     37     29     22
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................57     66     72     78     80
DEWPOINT............57     59     61     63     63
RH..................100    78     68     60     56
EYE LEVEL WIND......NW 1   W 2    SW 3   SW 4   SW 4
EYE LVL WND GST.....5      5      10     10     10
SURFACE WIND........NW 2   W 3    SW 5   SW 6   SW 6
SURFACE WND GST.....5      5      10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........700    1600   2500   3300   3800
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 3   W 7    W 9    W 10   SW 12
CHC OF PCPN (%).....0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX........2      2      2      3      4
VRATE KT-FT/1000....M      M      M      M      M

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
Max humidity........97 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......South winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening...becoming light and variable...then
                    becoming south 5 to 6 mph after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Dewpoint............62...decreasing to 57 late.
Eye level winds.....South winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening...becoming light and variable...then
                    becoming south 5 to 6 mph after midnight.
SURFACE WINDS.......South winds around 5 mph early in the
                    evening...becoming light and variable...then
                    becoming south 5 to 6 mph after midnight.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
Mixing height.......3800 ft AGL...decreasing to 300 ft AGL early in
                    the evening.
Transport winds.....South 6 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........3 to 4 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  Midngt 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............20     18     16     15     20     20
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................79     74     68     64     62     60
DEWPOINT............64     63     62     62     61     58
RH..................60     69     81     93     97     93
EYE LEVEL WIND......S 3    S 2    S 2    S 3    S 3    S 4
EYE LVL WND GST.....10     5      5      10     10     10
SURFACE WIND........S 5    S 4    S 4    S 5    S 5    S 6
SURFACE WND GST.....10     5      5      10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........3800   300    300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 9   S 6    S 6    S 7    S 7    S 8
CHC OF PCPN (%).....0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX........4      4      4      4      3      3
VRATE KT-FT/1000....M      M      M      M      M      M

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent)...then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Min humidity........47 percent.
SURFACE WINDS.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
Max temperature.....Around 85.
Dewpoint............60...increasing to 64 late.
Eye level winds.....South winds 7 to 12 mph.
SURFACE WINDS.......South winds 7 to 12 mph.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
Mixing height.......300-1900 ft AGL...increasing to 4600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 8 to 16 mph...increasing to 18 to 21
                    mph late in the morning.
Haines Index........3 to 5 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  Noon   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............18     13     13     23     52     63
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................59     62     71     77     81     85
DEWPOINT............58     59     61     61     60     63
RH..................96     90     71     58     49     48
EYE LEVEL WIND......S 4    S 4    S 5    SW 6   S 7    S 7
EYE LVL WND GST.....10     10     15     15     15     15
SURFACE WIND........S 6    S 6    S 8    SW 10  S 12   S 12
SURFACE WND GST.....10     10     15     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)........300    800    1900   3000   4000   4600
TRANSPORT WIND......S 8    S 9    SW 16  SW 20  SW 20  SW 20
CHC OF PCPN (%).....0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX........3      3      4      4      5      4
VRATE KT-FT/1000....M      M      M      M      M      M

$$

Forecaster...VINCENT
Requested by...NICK PETRO
Type of request...TEST
.TAG 1707792.0/RAH


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