Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FNUS72 KGSP 232110
FWSGSP

Spot Forecast for Eric Legatski...NC Forest Service
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
410 PM EST Thu Feb 23 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 EST on February 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front will move through the area late Friday, increasing
chances for rain and thunderstorms. Another stronger front will move
through the area early next week, increasing rain chances again.
Temperatures will remain above average through next week.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent). Patchy fog early
                    in the morning.
Temperature.........62 at ignition...Max 66.
RH..................68 percent at ignition...Min 61 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds south at 5 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    Light winds...becoming south 5 to 9 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......900-2300 ft AGL...increasing to 4400-5100 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....South 7 to 16 mph...increasing to 21 to 26 mph
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (5900-54500 knot-ft)...increasing
                    to excellent /69100 knot-ft/ at ignition.
                    Max...excellent /116400 knot-ft/ late in the
                    morning.
LVORI...............4.
ADI.................8...increasing to 24 early in the
                    morning...then increasing to 35 late in the
                    morning...increasing to 55 late in the
                    morning...increasing to 68...increasing to 79
                    early in the afternoon...decreasing to 69.
Stability class.....3.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........400.0...increasing to 4000.
Visibility (SM).....1.00...increasing to 7 late in the morning.
Sfc pressure (in)...26.19.

TIME (EST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........87  88  87  82  77  70  62  55  54  52  51  53
Weather cov.....PTY PTY PTY
Weather type....FOG FOG FOG
Tstm cov........
Temp............51  51  53  55  58  62  64  65  66  65  65  63
Dewpoint........49  49  50  51  52  51  51  51  52  52  52  52
RH..............93  91  88  84  78  68  63  61  62  62  63  68
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   4   4   5   6   7   8   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5       10  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.9 0.9 1.6 2.3 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.4 4.7 4.9 5.1 4.4
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S
Transp wind spd.7   8   12  16  21  23  24  24  25  26  26  24
LVORI...........6   5   4   4   3   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
ADI.............8   8   24  35  50  59  65  70  76  80  81  69
VRate kt-ft/10006   6   17  33  55  69  82  94  104 112 116 92
Ceiling (hft)...4.0 4.0 4.0 18  21  50  45  47  47  47  47  40
Visibility (sm).1.0 1.0 1.0 7   10  10  10
Sfc pres (in)...623 623 624 626 627 626 625 624 622 621 619 619

$$
Forecaster...Bill Martin
Requested by...Hugh Hassell, ADF
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702738.0/GSP


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