Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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Spot Forecast for Turkey Ridge Site Prep...USFS
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
754 AM EST Fri Jan 19 2018

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

.DISCUSSION...
Dry high pressure will build over the region today before gradually
moving offshore over the weekend. Temperatures will rapidly increase
to above normal values. Another cold front arriving from the west
will bring precipitation to the Carolinas and northeast Georgia
early next week, with drying following through mid-week.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 57.
Min humidity........17 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph early in the
                    morning, becoming west 5 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL early, increasing to 2600-3300 ft
                    AGL early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 9 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor early to good this afternoon (2100-33200 knot-ft).
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................10 to 20 early, increasing to 30 to 40 late.
Stability class.....3.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........25000.
Visibility (SM).....8.
Sfc pressure (in)...28.57.

TIME (EST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............24  27  34  41  47  50  54  56  56  54
Dewpoint........13  14  15  14  13  12  12  12  13  14
RH..............63  58  44  32  25  21  18  17  18  20
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..6   6   5   4   4   4   4   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.8   7   7   6   6   6   6   6   7   6
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.9 1.6 2.2 2.6 2.9 3.3 2.6
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.9   14  16  15  12  9   10  12  12  9
LVORI...........3   2   2   2   2   2   2   1   1   2
ADI.............7   10  12  15  23  24  29  35  39  27
VRate kt-ft/10002   3   4   12  16  18  22  28  33  21
Ceiling (hft)...250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250
Visibility (sm).8   8   8   8   8   8   8   8   8   8
Sfc pres (in)...861 862 863 863 862 861 860 859 857 858

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 27.
Max humidity........91 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......300-1900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 3 to 9 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (1300 knot-ft).
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................3.
Stability class.....6.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........24000.
Visibility (SM).....7.
Sfc pressure (in)...28.58.

TIME (EST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........0   0   0   0   0   0   0   1   2   3   4   5
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............51  47  44  42  40  39  37  36  35  33  33  32
Dewpoint........15  15  15  15  15  15  15  16  17  18  20  21
RH..............23  27  31  33  35  36  40  43  48  53  59  63
20 FT wind dir..W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..4   4   4   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   7   7
Mix hgt (kft)...1.9 1.3 1.0 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Transp wind dir.W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.6   3   3   3   5   5   6   6   6   7   8   9
LVORI...........2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3
ADI.............3   2   1   2   2   2   2   3   3   3   4   4
VRate kt-ft/100010  4   3   2   2   2   1   1   1   2   2   2
Ceiling (hft)...250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 240
Visibility (sm).8   8   8   8   8   8   8   7   7   7   7   7
Sfc pres (in)...858 859 859 859 860 860 860 860 859 859 858 859

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 57.
Min humidity........53 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......300-1900 ft AGL, increasing to 2600-3100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 12 to 20 mph, increasing to 15 to 23
                    mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (2500-50600 knot-ft), increasing
                    to good (35200 knot-ft) early in the afternoon.
LVORI...............3.
ADI.................15 to 30 in the morning, increasing to 55 to 70
                    in the afternoon.
Stability class.....3.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........25000.
Visibility (SM).....7.
Sfc pressure (in)...28.59.

TIME (EST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........7   8   10  12  14  17  19  22  23  24  25  22
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............31  27  27  30  36  43  48  51  54  56  56  55
Dewpoint........22  21  24  27  30  33  35  37  38  39  40  40
RH..............69  79  91  92  80  68  61  59  54  53  56  56
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   5   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.7   6   7   8   8   8   8   8   7   7   7   6
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 1.1 1.9 2.7 2.8 3.0 3.1 2.6
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.12  14  17  20  22  23  22  22  22  22  21  15
LVORI...........3   4   5   5   3   3   1   1   1   1   1   1
ADI.............9   11  13  15  17  30  52  65  68  70  66  46
VRate kt-ft/10003   3   4   4   5   21  36  51  54  57  55  35
Ceiling (hft)...220 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 210 350
Visibility (sm).7   7   7   7   7   7   7
Sfc pres (in)...860 860 862 863 864 863 862 861 860 860 859 860

$$
Forecaster...Harry Gerapetritis
Requested by...Wes Bentley
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1800609.0/GSP


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