Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 281215
FWSCAE

SPOT FORECAST FOR POINSETT RANGE RX...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
715 AM EST SAT FEB 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 EST ON FEBRUARY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO RIDGE DOWN THE
EASTERN SEABOARD INTO OUR REGION TODAY...LEADING TO INCREASED
NE WINDS...DRIER LOW LEVEL AIR INTRUSION AND COOLER TEMPS.
UPPER ENERGY WILL LEAD TO SOME LIGHT RAIN DEVELOPING AND
INCREASING IN COVERAGE OVER THE REGION FROM LATE TODAY THROUGH
SUNDAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN COOL WEDGE CONDITIONS SUNDAY WITH
VERY LOW MIXING HEIGHTS AND MUCH HIGHER RH VALUES.

AFTERNOON MIXING HEIGHTS TODAY WILL BE MAINLY AOB 2000 FT.
TRANSPORT WINDS TODAY GENERALLY FROM THE NE AT 8-10 MPH.

FOG AND REDUCED VISIBILITIES IN LIGHT RAIN EXPECTED LATE
TONIGHT AND SUNDAY MORNING...BUT UNCERTAINTIES EXIST AT THIS
TIME ON WHETHER IT WILL BE DENSE.

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.

.TODAY...
TIME (EST)          10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............63  66  69  70  72  75  78  81
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................39  42  45  47  48  49  49  48
RH...................54  48  45  42  40  39  39  40
20 FT WIND DIR.......NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT WIND DIR.......040 040 040 040 040 040 040 040
20 FT WIND SPD.......8   9   9   9   9   8   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST......20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
MIX HGT (KFT)........1.7 1.8 2.0 2.1 2.1 2.0 2.0 1.8
TRANSP WIND DIR......NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
TRANSP WIND SPD......23  23  22  20  18  18  17  16
LVORI................2   1   1   1   1   1   1   2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............84     87     93     99     100    100
WEATHER COV..........                            S CHC  CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RAIN   RAIN
TEMP.................44     39     38     36     35     34
RH...................47     57     59     67     69     75
20 FT WIND...........NE 8   NE 7   NE 7   NE 7   NE 7   NE 7
20 FT WIND GUST......20     15     15     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT).........1500   900    900    600    400    400
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 16  NE 15  NE 14  NE 14  NE 14  NE 13
LVORI................2      2      2      3      3      4

.SUNDAY...
TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............100    100    100    100    100    100
WEATHER COV..........CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE.........RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TEMP.................33     34     35     37     39     40
RH...................82     82     85     85     85     85
20 FT WIND...........NE 7   NE 6   NE 6   NE 6   N 5    N 5
20 FT WIND GUST......15     15     15     15     10     10
MIX HGT (FT).........300    400    600    700    800    900
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 12  NE 10  N 9    NE 8   NE 8   N 8
LVORI................4      4      4      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...CHERRY
REQUESTED BY...JULIE HOVIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150228.POINS.01/CAE






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