Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FNUS72 KGSP 181503
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LEDBETTER WILDLIFE OPENING...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1103 AM EDT THU SEP 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1110 EDT ON SEPTEMBER 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COOL...WEAK RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST ACROSS THE
AREA...BEFORE STRENGTHENING ON FRIDAY. THIS PATTERN IS EXPECTED TO
PERSIST THROUGH THE WEEKEND...BEFORE A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE AREA
EARLY NEXT WEEK.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    LATE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2800 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 3400-3600 FT
                    AGL EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 3 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............33  37  42  47  46  44  43
WEATHER COV.........                ISO ISO ISO
WEATHER TYPE........                RW  RW  RW
TEMP................58  61  64  67  68  68  68
RH..................70  65  60  56  56  56  57
20 FT WIND DIR......NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD......1   1   2   2   3   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.....        5   5   5   10  10
MIX HGT (KFT).......1.3 2.0 2.8 3.6 3.5 3.4 3.4
TRANSP WIND DIR.NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W
TRANSP WIND SPD.....3   6   7   8   8   6   5
LVORI...............3   2   2   1   1   2   2
ADI.................6   15  24  35  34  24  19

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH LATE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 1700-3300 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 7 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............46  50  54  46  39  35  39  47  54  57  56  53
WEATHER COV.........PTY PTY                         SCH SCH SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE........FOG FOG                         RW  RW  RW  RW
TEMP................54  54  56  59  61  63  65  66  67  67  67  66
RH..................94  94  87  82  77  72  69  66  65  66  67  69
20 FT WIND DIR......SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD......2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT).......0.3 0.3 0.3 0.8 1.3 1.9 2.4 2.8 3.3 2.8 2.3 1.7
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   SE
TRANSP WIND SPD.....7   7   8   9   10  12  12  12  12  10  10  9
LVORI...............6   6   5   4   3   3   3   1   3   3   3   3
ADI.................3   7   6   10  18  28  34  41  39  32  21  16

$$
FORECASTER...GANT
REQUESTED BY...TIM SOLESBEE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140918.LEDBE.01/GSP





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