Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CRAB APPLE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
831 AM CDT FRI AUG 1 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0825 CDT ON AUGUST 01.

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS WITH INCREASED MOISTURE AND RAIN
OPPORTUNITIES OVER THE NEXT FEW DAYS. 20 FOOT AND TRANSPORT WINDS
REMAIN RATHER LIGHT AND GENERALLY FROM THE NORTH TO EAST THROUGH
THE WEEKEND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
                    BECOMING LIGHT EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5900-6600 FT AGL.
DISPERSION INDEX....10 INCREASING TO 17 IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 11 EARLY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 2 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY.............MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............67     75     80     82     83     82
RH..............97     84     69     60     57     60
20 FT WIND......E 3    E 5    E 5    E 5    NE 3   NE 3
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     10     10     5      5
CHC OF PCPN (%).40     40     40     40     40     40
MIX HGT (FT)....1500   3300   4100   5200   6400   6600
DISPERSION......13     20     18     14     11     16
TRANSPORT WIND..070/8  050/8  060/7  070/3  070/2  080/2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
CHANCE OF PCPN......30 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-6300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 200-700 FT AGL.
DISPERSION INDEX....16 DECREASING TO 3.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 2 TO 7 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY.............MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............81     76     70     68     67     67
RH..............60     71     87     93     93     97
20 FT WIND......NE 2   E 2    E 2    SE 3   SE 3   E 3
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      5      5      5
CHC OF PCPN (%).40     30     30     30     30     30
MIX HGT (FT)....6300   3900   600    400    600    400
DISPERSION......16     2      2      5      4      2
TRANSPORT WIND..080/2  090/3  130/5  150/7  150/6  110/3

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 84.
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300-3200 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
DISPERSION INDEX....6 INCREASING TO 17 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 28 EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
                    DECREASING TO 18 LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY.............MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............66     68     76     81     83     84
RH..............100    97     76     63     59     57
20 FT WIND......E 3    E 3    E 5    E 5    NE 5   N 5
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      10     10     10     10
CHC OF PCPN (%).30     50     50     50     50     50
MIX HGT (FT)....300    1200   2800   3200   2900   2300
DISPERSION......2      5      13     20     25     16
TRANSPORT WIND..100/3  080/3  050/6  050/8  040/8  020/6

$$
FORECASTER...TALLEY
REQUESTED BY...NOONAN PHIFER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140801.CRABA.01/BMX






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