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Spot Forecast for N. Dicks Creek...USFS
National Weather Service Peachtree City GA
512 AM EDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 EDT on March 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Sky coverage will remain mostly cloudy through the day today,
though no precipitation is expected today. Winds will be from the
southeast through the day at 8-10 mph with gusts as high as 20 mph.
Given the moist southerly flow, relative humidity values will only
bottom out at 45-50 percent. No precipitation is expected until
Saturday afternoon into Saturday evening. The chance for showers
increases after 2 PM Saturday with showers and thunderstorms
becoming likely by around 7 PM Saturday. Periods of showers and
thunderstorms remain likely into the day Sunday with coverage
diminishing by Sunday evening. Rainfall totals between Saturday
evening and Sunday evening are forecast between .75" and 1.25".

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........49 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 8 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    late.
Mixing height.......800-2400 ft AGL...increasing to 4300-4700 ft
                    AGL early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....South 15 to 23 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to excellent (10500-60300
                    knot-ft)...increasing to excellent (71500
                    knot-ft) in the afternoon.
LVORI...............2.

TIME (EDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........85     80     76     70     68
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0
Temp............55     58     64     68     71
RH..............66     62     57     52     49
20 ft wind......SE 8   SE 9   SE 10  SE 10  SE 10
20 ft wind gust.15     15     15     15     20
Mix hgt (ft)....800    800    2400   4300   4300
Transport wind..SE 15  S 21   S 23   S 22   S 22
LVORI...........3      2      1      1      1
SDspl kt-ft/100011     36     60     80     91

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 54.
Max humidity........93 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 6 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......4700 ft AGL...decreasing to 300 ft AGL early in
                    the evening.
Transport winds.....Southeast 7 to 16 mph...decreasing to 6 to 8
                    mph in the late evening and overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (27600-59400 knot-ft)...decreasing
                    to poor (0 knot-ft) early in the evening.
LVORI...............4.

TIME (EDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........66     65     67     70     73     76
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............71     66     62     60     57     55
RH..............49     56     65     70     78     88
20 ft wind......SE 9   SE 6   SE 7   SE 8   SE 7   SE 7
20 ft wind gust.15     10     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....4700   300    300    300    300    300
Transport wind..S 16   SE 7   SE 7   SE 8   SE 8   SE 8
LVORI...........1      3      3      3      4      5
SDspl kt-ft/100059     2      0      2      2      2

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). A slight chance
                    of showers and thunderstorms early in the
                    afternoon. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms late.
CWR.................10 percent...increasing to 50 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........53 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 7 to 10 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    early in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-800 ft AGL...increasing to 3400-5000 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Southeast 9 to 17 mph...increasing to south 21
                    to 25 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (1300-49400 knot-ft)...increasing
                    to excellent (70200 knot-ft) late in the
                    morning.
LVORI...............4.

TIME (EDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........80     83     84     82     74     90
Weather cov.....                            S CHC  CHANCE
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........                            S CHC  CHANCE
CWR.............0      0      10     10     20     40
Temp............54     55     58     63     68     71
RH..............93     91     82     69     57     53
20 ft wind......SE 7   SE 7   SE 8   SE 10  S 10   S 10
20 ft wind gust.10     10     15     15     20     15
Mix hgt (ft)....300    800    800    3400   5000   5000
Transport wind..SE 9   SE 14  S 21   S 24   S 24   S 25
LVORI...........6      5      3      1      1      1
SDspl kt-ft/10001      10     49     88     104    87

$$
Forecaster...Willis
Requested by...Matt Derstine
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705081.0/FFC



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