Suppression Forecast
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FNUS72 KGSP 192122
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Spot Forecast for Cold Mountain Wildfire...NCFS/USFS
National Weather Service Greenville-Spartanburg SC
422 PM EST Sun Feb 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1700 EST on February 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Warm high pressure will move over the area through the early part of
the week, bringing temperatures close to record highs. Modest
rainfall will move over the area by mid week, followed by brief
drying, before a frontal system arrives next weekend with rain and
thunder chances.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 41.
Max humidity........81 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 to 12 mph with gusts up to 20 mph
                    in the evening...becoming light.
Mixing height.......300-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 5 to 13 mph...becoming west around 3
                    mph late in the evening.
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................8...decreasing to 2 in the late evening and
                    overnight.
Stability class.....5.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.

TIME (EST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........18  14  11  7   3   2   2   1   3   5   7   8
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............49  49  47  45  44  43  42  42  41  41  41  41
Dewpoint........29  28  26  24  22  20  18  16  15  14  12  13
RH..............47  44  43  42  41  39  37  34  33  32  30  32
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..10  9   8   7   6   5   4   4   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.20  15  15  15  10  10  10  5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...0.9 0.8 0.6 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.13  9   7   6   5   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
LVORI...........2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
ADI.............12  6   5   4   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   1

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds...becoming south around 5 mph late.
Mixing height.......300-2100 ft AGL...increasing to 2000-2600 ft
                    AGL late.
Transport winds.....West 3 to 6 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (700 knot-ft).
LVORI...............2.
ADI.................7...increasing to 12 in the afternoon.
Stability class.....2.
Pcpn amount.........0.00 inches.
Ceiling (FT)........20800.
Visibility (SM).....7 until late afternoon.
Sfc pressure (in)...26.6.

TIME (EST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........10  11  14  16  19  24  29  34  36  38  40  42
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............41  42  43  44  47  50  53  56  58  58  58  56
Dewpoint........14  15  15  15  14  17  21  24  26  29  32  34
RH..............33  34  32  29  26  27  27  28  30  33  37  43
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   NW  SW  S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..3   3   3   3   3   2   2   2   3   4   4   4
20 FT wind gust.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.8 1.3 1.8 2.1 2.4 2.6 2.0
Transp wind dir.W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   SW
Transp wind spd.3   3   5   6   6   6   6   6   5   3   3   5
LVORI...........2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
ADI.............3   4   4   5   6   6   10  13  12  11  11  12
VRate kt-ft/10001   1   1   1   1   4   7   9   9   8   9   8
Ceiling (hft)...250 250 250 250 250 250 250 250 208 208 208 208
Visibility (sm).8   8   7   9   10  10  10  10
Sfc pres (in)...660 660 661 662 663 663 663 663 662 661 660 661

$$
Forecaster...Bill Martin
Requested by...Tim Howell
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1702454.0/GSP



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