Suppression Forecast
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FNUS72 KRAH 251447
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SPOT FORECAST FOR NC ZOO...NCFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
1047 AM EDT WED MAR 25 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 EDT ON MARCH 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING OVER THE REGION WILL MOVE OFF
THE MID-ATLANTIC COAST THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL ALLOW A WARM FRONT
TO LIFT NORTH INTO THE AREA LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING AND THEN
THROUGH THE STATE OVERNIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH SLOWLY
FROM THE WEST ON THURSDAY AND WILL CROSS THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SPRINKLES EARLY IN THE MORNING. A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MIN HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 6 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............91     91
WEATHER COV.........CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............
TEMP................57     59
RH..................75     80
20 FT WIND..........E 3    E 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........1200   1500
TRANSPORT WIND......E 6    SE 9
LVORI...............4      4
ADI.................11     11

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO
                    6 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............90     90     92     94     95     94
WEATHER COV.........CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............
TEMP................60     59     58     58     59     60
RH..................84     90     90     93     96     93
20 FT WIND..........NE 2   N 3    E 4    SE 4   S 5    S 4
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      5      10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........1500   1200   1000   800    600    600
TRANSPORT WIND......SE 12  S 10   SE 13  SE 15  S 12   S 12
LVORI...............4      6      6      6      8      8
ADI.................21     5      5      9      1      1

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........68 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2600 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 3200-5100 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 12 TO 21 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    22 MPH LATE.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............94     93     80     71     60     58
WEATHER COV.........CHANCE               S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............
TEMP................61     62     65     69     73     73
RH..................90     90     84     78     71     68
20 FT WIND..........S 4    S 5    S 6    S 6    S 8    S 9
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     10     20     25     25
MIX HGT (FT)........700    1100   2000   3200   4700   5000
TRANSPORT WIND......S 12   SW 16  SW 20  SW 21  S 21   SW 22

$$
FORECASTER...LOCKLEAR/SMITH
REQUESTED BY...GARY MCLENDON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150325.NCZOO.01/RAH


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