Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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FNUS74 KBMX 071407
FWSBMX

SPOT FORECAST FOR RATTLESNAKE...USDA FOREST SERVICE, SHOAL CREEK RD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
807 AM CST SUN FEB 7 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON FEBRUARY 07.

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS ARE EXPECTED TODAY. A STRONG UPPER
TROF WILL FORM OVER THE EASTERN UNITED STATES EARLY THIS WEEK AND
BRING MUCH COLDER TEMPERATURES INTO CENTRAL ALABAMA MONDAY
THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THERE IS A SMALL CHANCE OF RAIN ACROSS NORTH
ALABAMA LATE TONIGHT AND INTO MONDAY. THE RAIN MAY BECOME MIXED
WITH LIGHT SNOW LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH LIGHT SNOW POSSIBLE
MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...
TIME (CST)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........CLEAR  CLEAR  MCLEAR CLEAR  MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     48     52     54     48
RH..............51     41     35     31     40
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 7   NW 8   W 7    W 6
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     15     15     10
MIX HGT (FT)....1000   3800   5400   4500   1600
TRANSPORT WIND..350/7  340/13 330/14 310/9  280/5
DISPERSION......3      46     59     36     9
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0

.TONIGHT...
TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....                                   S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RAIN
TEMP............46     43     39     38     37     36
RH..............45     53     62     65     71     79
20 FT WIND......W 5    W 2    W 3    SW 5   SW 3   SW 3
20 FT WIND GUST.10     5      5      10     5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....300    BLW100 200    400    400    400
TRANSPORT WIND..260/3  240/3  240/6  250/8  240/10 250/12
DISPERSION......1      1      2      4      7      8
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      10     10     10     10     20

.MONDAY...
TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TEMP............37     40     42     44     44     42
RH..............79     70     61     53     50     50
20 FT WIND......W 5    W 6    W 8    W 12   W 13   W 12
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     15     20     20     20
MIX HGT (FT)....800    2100   4900   8000   8100   7100
TRANSPORT WIND..270/12 280/16 280/23 270/28 270/26 270/25
DISPERSION......8      11     31     100    96     89
CHC OF PCPN (%).20     20     30     40     40     40

$$
FORECASTER...ALLEN
REQUESTED BY...BLAKE MORRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160207.RATTL.01/BMX



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