Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 171334
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SRS_85...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
834 AM EST WED DEC 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 EST ON DECEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...CONDITIONS WILL REMAIN DRY TODAY WITH HIGH PRESSURE
IN CONTROL OF THE WEATHER PATTERN THROUGH THE DAY.  SURFACE AND
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE WEST THROUGH THE MORNING...THEN
BECOMING WEST-NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.  SURFACE WINDS GENERALLY
LIGHT...WITH SPEEDS AROUND 5 MPH.  WIND GUSTS OF UP TO 10 MPH WILL
BE POSSIBLE FROM LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON.  THE ONLY CLOUD
COVER THROUGH THE DAY WILL COME FROM A THIN BAND OF CIRRUS THE WILL
MOVE IN FROM THE WEST THIS MORNING.  MINIMUM RH VALUES THIS
AFTERNOON WILL DROP DOWN TO AROUND 40 PERCENT.  FOG IS NOT EXPECTED
TO BE AN ISSUE TONIGHT.  FINALLY...THE MORNING INVERSION SHOULD BE
BROKEN DURING THE IGNITION TIME FRAME...BUT WILL SET BACK UP QUICKLY
AROUND 5 PM THIS EVENING AS SURFACE TEMPS BEGIN TO DROP.

.TODAY...
TIME (EST)          10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............0   0   0   0   1   4   5   7
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................49  53  57  59  60  60  61  57
RH...................71  61  53  49  46  42  40  47
20 FT WIND DIR.......NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND DIR.......330 320 290 280 280 280 270 280
20 FT WIND SPD.......2   2   2   2   2   3   3   2
20 FT WIND GUST......5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)........1.1 1.5 1.9 2.1 2.4 2.4 2.3 1.6
TRANSP WIND DIR......N   NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W
TRANSP WIND SPD......5   6   7   8   8   8   8   6
LVORI................3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............10     12     13     17     20     28
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................52     47     44     41     39     38
RH...................60     74     76     82     85     85
20 FT WIND...........W 2    W 1    NW 1   W 1    W 1    NW 1
20 FT WIND GUST......5
MIX HGT (FT).........900    400    400    300    300    200
TRANSPORT WIND.......W 5    W 3    NW 3   W 3    W 3    NW 3
LVORI................3      3      4      5      5      5

.THURSDAY...
TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............35     38     40     42     43     42
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................37     38     48     57     62     63
RH...................85     85     65     45     35     34
20 FT WIND...........NW 1   NW 1   N 2    N 1    NW 1   W 2
20 FT WIND GUST......              5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........200    300    600    1600   2200   1900
TRANSPORT WIND.......NW 3   NW 3   N 3    N 3    NW 5   W 7
LVORI................5      5      3      2      2      2

$$
FORECASTER...LISCINSKY
REQUESTED BY...PAUL VARNEDOE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141217.SRS_8.01/CAE






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