Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Louisville, KY

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GRIFFITH FALL 2014...KDFWR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LOUISVILLE KY
855 AM EDT THU AUG 14 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EDT ON AUGUST 14.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
...A WEAK COOL FRONT WILL DROP INTO THE AREA TODAY. A FEW SHOWERS
WILL BE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON AS THE FRONT SINKS SOUTHWARD BUT
THEY SHOULD BE LIGHT AND VERY ISOLATED. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE
WEST EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON AND SHIFT TO NORTHWESTERLY AS THE
FRONT SINKS SOUTH. WIND SPEEDS WILL BE LESS THAN 10 MPH...

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....77 AT IGNITION...MAX 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 50 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS WEST AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 7
                    MPH...THEN BECOMING LIGHT IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400-5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 14 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 15
                    TO 17 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (800-30800 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT /69900 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.
                    MAX...EXCELLENT /88400 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (EDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........50     50     50     44
WEATHER COV.....ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............77     79     79     77
RH..............56     50     50     54
20 FT WIND......W 5    W 6    NW 5   NW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.       15     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....5200   5700   5700   5700
TRANSPORT WIND..W 16   W 17   NW 17  NW 16

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 56.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 96 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......LIGHT WINDS.

TIME (EDT)      8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM   6 AM
SKY (%).........27     28     28     26     24     23
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............73     67     63     60     58     56
RH..............64     78     87     93     93     96
20 FT WIND......NW 4   NW 2   NE 1   N 2    N 2    N 2
20 FT WIND GUST.5
MIX HGT (FT)....5600   2100   500    700    400    300
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 13  N 6    NE 3   E 6    N 3    N 2

$$
FORECASTER...RAU
REQUESTED BY...JOSH LILLPOP
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140814.GRIFF.01/LMK






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