Suppression Forecast
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FNUS72 KRAH 261133
FWSRAH

SPOT FORECAST FOR FALA BD10 OB1...NC STATE PARKS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
733 AM EDT TUE APR 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 EDT ON APRIL 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A FRONTAL ZONE WILL DRIFT SOUTH AND BECOME QUASI-
STATIONARY OVER THE MIDDLE ATLANTIC STATES MID TO LATE WEEK...WHILE
HIGH PRESSURE OTHERWISE EXTENDS ACROSS THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED
STATES.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 17 MPH...INCREASING TO 20 TO 21
                    MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.

TIME (EDT)          11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).............28     22     24     29
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................77     81     83     84
RH..................50     47     46     44
20 FT WIND..........SW 7   SW 8   SW 8   SW 7
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     15     25     25
MIX HGT (FT)........2900   4200   5500   5500
TRANSPORT WIND......W 20   W 20   SW 21  SW 21
LVORI...............1      1      1      1
ADI.................51     51     63     77

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 9 TO 18 MPH...DECREASING TO AROUND 8
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............33     41     60     56     52     58
WEATHER COV.........       S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............       S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP................83     77     72     70     67     65
RH..................46     58     68     73     84     87
20 FT WIND..........SW 6   SW 6   SW 5   SW 6   SW 5   SW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....20     15     10     15     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........5500   300    300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 18  SW 10  SW 9   SW 10  SW 8   SW 8
LVORI...............1      3      3      3      5      5
ADI.................77     9      9      9      5      5

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE...THEN
                    BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH LATE. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 17 MPH...INCREASING TO AROUND 18
                    MPH LATE.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............65     71     74     76     76     74
WEATHER COV.........S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP................64     65     73     78     82     83
RH..................90     90     71     64     56     51
20 FT WIND..........SW 5   SW 5   SW 3   SW 3   S 3    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     5      5      10     15
MIX HGT (FT)........300    900    2200   3400   4700   5300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 8   SW 8   W 8    W 10   SW 15  SW 18
LVORI...............6      4      4      2      1      1
ADI.................5      13     13     26     52     52

$$
FORECASTER...LOCKLEAR
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT AVIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160426.FALAB.01/RAH



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