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Spot Forecast for Ft Gordon TA40...Department Of Defense
National Weather Service Columbia SC
814 AM EST Tue Jan 16 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 EST on January 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

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.

.DISCUSSION...Fair and dry today. Expect light and variable to calm
winds this morning, with light SW to W winds possibly developing during
the afternoon. Minimum humidity will be around 30 percent. A cold front
will come through late tonight and Wednesday morning, bringing a chance
of light rain or snow, or a mix thereof, with a light dusting of snow
accumulation possible at the burn site. There will be an overnight
inversion around 1000 feet, but mixing will increase by morning. Winds
will shift to NW behind the frontal passage Wednesday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 54.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds, becoming southwest
                    around 5 mph late, then becoming light and
                    variable late.
Mixing height.......600-2200 ft AGL, increasing to 2500-3400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 3 to 9 mph.
LVORI...............2.
Max ADI.............31.

TIME (EST)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........11  11  14  19  22  29  43  50  54
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............32  38  44  47  50  51  53  54  52
RH..............69  57  45  42  37  35  33  32  35
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind dir..120 140 160 180 190 210 220 220 220
20 FT wind spd..2   3   3   3   4   4   5   5   4
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   10  10      5
Mix hgt (kft)...0.6 1.0 1.5 2.2 2.7 3.2 3.4 3.3 2.5
Trasnp wind dir.SE  SE  S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.3   5   5   6   7   7   8   9   7
LVORI...........3   2   2   2   2   2   2   1   2
ADI.............4   6   9   15  21  23  28  31  20
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). A chance of rain
                    or snow after midnight.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 28.
Max humidity........78 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds, becoming west 5 to 6
                    mph late in the evening.
Mixing height.......1000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 3 to 12 mph, increasing to 13 to 16 mph
                    after midnight.
LVORI...............3.
Min ADI.............2.

TIME (EST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........61     68     80     93     96     97
Weather cov.....                            S CHC  CHANCE
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RAIN   RAIN
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10     0      10     10     20     30
Temp............48     44     42     40     37     34
RH..............47     60     67     70     75     78
20 ft wind......S 3    S 3    SW 4   W 5    W 6    W 6
20 ft wind gust.5      5      5      10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....1500   800    700    1100   1000   1200
Transport wind..S 6    S 3    S 5    W 9    W 13   W 15
LVORI...........2      3      3      3      4      4
ADI.............3      2      3      6      8      13
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent), then becoming
                    sunny (20-30 percent). A chance of snow early
                    in the morning, then a slight chance of snow
                    late in the morning.
Chance of pcpn......30 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 38.
Min humidity........35 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 7 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......1000-2900 ft AGL, increasing to 2500-3200 ft
                    AGL late.
Transport winds.....Northwest 15 to 18 mph.
LVORI...............2.
Max ADI.............60.

TIME (EST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky (%).........96        71        19        11
Weather cov.....CHANCE    S CHC
Weather type....SNOW      SNOW      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).30        20        10        10
Temp............31        28        32        37
RH..............78        71        47        35
20 FT wind......W 7G15    W 8G15    NW 9G15   NW 9G15
Mix hgt (ft)....1100      1200      2100      3200
Transport wind..W 16      W 15      NW 16     NW 18
LVORI...........3         3         1         1
ADI.............21        23        32        45
LAL.............1         1         1         1

$$
Forecaster...Cobb
Requested by...Allen Braswell
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800413.0/CAE


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