Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Russel Mine Site prep...USFS
National Weather Service Raleigh NC
728 AM EST Sun Feb 19 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 EST on February 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact this NWS office if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
An upper level disturbance will exit our region later this morning.
High pressure will build into the Carolinas from the northwest
tonight through early Tuesday.

Surface based inversion will lift to 1000ft AGL once temperatures warm
at and above 55 degrees.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........41 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light and variable winds...becoming northwest 5
                    to 6 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......200-600 ft AGL early...increasing to 4700-5000 ft
                    AGL by early-mid afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 3 to 7 mph...increasing to 13 to 16
                    mph in the late morning and afternoon.
LVORI...............4.
ADI.................6...increasing to 48 late in the morning...then
                    increasing to 67 early in the
                    afternoon...decreasing to 48 late.
Visibility..........7.

TIME (EST)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........12     4      7      12     6
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10     0      0      0      0
Temp............51     59     65     69     70
RH..............77     62     48     42     41
20 ft wind......NW 3   NW 6   NW 6   NW 6   NW 6
20 ft wind gust.5      10     10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....1100   2600   4100   5000   5000
Transport wind..NW 7   NW 13  NW 16  NW 16  NW 16
LVORI...........4      1      1      1      1
ADI.............10     48     48     67     48
Visibility (sm).7      7      7      7      7

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-5 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 44.
Max humidity........83 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light and variable winds.
Mixing height.......300-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 10 mph.
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................48...decreasing to 2.
Visibility..........7.

TIME (EST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........4      0      0      0      1      1
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............65     59     55     53     50     48
RH..............46     57     64     66     74     80
20 ft wind......NW 4   NW 3   N 3    N 3    N 3    N 3
20 ft wind gust.10     5      5      5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....1900   300    300    300    300    300
Transport wind..NW 10  NW 5   N 5    N 5    N 5    N 5
LVORI...........1      3      3      3      3      5
ADI.............48     2      2      2      2      2
Visibility (sm).7      7      7      7      7      7

$$
Forecaster...SHARP
Requested by...Jeff Greene
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702437.0/RAH
.EMAIL jefgreene@fs.fed.us



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