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SPOT FORECAST FOR TNC CALLOWAY FOREST...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
640 AM EDT TUE APR 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON APRIL 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION... A SW RETURN FLOW TODAY WILL BRING INCREASING TEMPS
AND RELATIVE HUMIDITIES OVER THOSE OF MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 4500 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH...INCREASING TO AROUND 18
                    MPH LATE.

TIME (EDT)          11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).............26     20     21     20
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................76     80     83     84
RH..................56     51     47     46
20 FT WIND..........SW 7   SW 8   SW 8   SW 8
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     15     25     25
MIX HGT (FT)........2700   3300   4500   4500
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 15  SW 16  SW 17  SW 18

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (20-30 PERCENT).

MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.

MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............20     18     34     31     27     33
WEATHER COV.........                     S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............                     S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
TEMP................83     78     73     71     69     67
RH..................47     56     64     66     70     73
20 FT WIND..........SW 8   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6
20 FT WIND GUST.....20     15     15     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)........4500   300    300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 17  SW 12  SW 10  SW 12  SW 10  SW 10

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 5300FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............38     44     57     64     63     61
WEATHER COV.........       S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............       S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP................65     67     74     80     83     85
RH..................78     73     62     54     53     48
20 FT WIND..........SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     10     15     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)........300    300    1700   3200   4600   5300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 10  SW 10  SW 13  SW 15  SW 17  SW 18

$$
FORECASTER...BADGETT
REQUESTED BY...MIKE NORRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160426.TNCCA.01/RAH



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