Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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FNUS74 KBMX 081813
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SPOT FORECAST FOR KENTUCK TOWER 2...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
1213 PM CST MON FEB 8 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1203 CST ON FEBRUARY 08.

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

.DISCUSSION...

NEARBY OBSERVATIONS AT ANNISTON AND TALLADEGA INDICATE WSW SFC WINDS OF
ROUGHLY 15 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 25-30 MPH. WINDS SHOULD TURN MORE WNW LATER
TODAY WITH GUSTY CONDITIONS CONTINUING. THESE GUSTS ARE JUST BELOW WIND
ADVISORY CRITERIA. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE OUT OF WEST AROUND
30 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AS WELL. THE SFC GUSTS SHOULD GENERALLY SUBSIDE AFTER
SUNSET BUT SUSTAINED WINDS WILL REMAIN NEAR 10 MPH. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL
LOWER A BIT TO AROUND 20 MPH OVERNIGHT.


08

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 13 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................20 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6800-8700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 5800 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 26 TO 30 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....107 DECREASING TO 91 LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CST)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............49     48     45
RH..............39     37     41
20 FT WIND......W 15   W 15   W 14
20 FT WIND GUST.25     25     25
MIX HGT (FT)....8100   8400   6800
TRANSPORT WIND..260/29 270/29 280/26
DISPERSION......104    105    92
DISPERSION......104    105    92
CHC OF PCPN (%).20     20     30

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 27.
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
CWR.................40 PERCENT DECREASING TO 20 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 18 TO 25 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....77 DECREASING TO 64 EARLY IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 51 EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    INCREASING TO 68 LATE IN THE EVENING DECREASING
                    TO 34 DECREASING TO 16 EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........CLOUDY MCLDY  CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR
TEMP............39     37     34     32     30     29
RH..............53     58     64     68     70     70
20 FT WIND......W 12   W 8    W 7    W 7    W 7    W 6
20 FT WIND GUST.20     15     15     15     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....4900   3600   3900   5300   5200   4700
TRANSPORT WIND..290/25 300/20 300/20 300/25 290/25 290/23
DISPERSION......77     51     54     34     34     15
DISPERSION......77     51     54     34     34     15
CHC OF PCPN (%).40     40     40     30     30     30

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4300-5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 21 TO 25 MPH.
DISPERSION INDEX....29 INCREASING TO 78.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR
TEMP............27     27     29     32     33     33
RH..............72     71     64     53     51     50
20 FT WIND......W 7    W 7    W 9    W 10   W 12   W 10
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     15     15     20     15
MIX HGT (FT)....4300   4500   4800   5300   5600   5400
TRANSPORT WIND..290/22 290/21 290/21 290/22 290/23 290/24
DISPERSION......29     28     28     69     74     77
DISPERSION......29     28     28     69     74     77
CHC OF PCPN (%).20     20     20     20     20     20
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1

$$
FORECASTER...TGOGGINS
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT LAYFIELD
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160208.KENTU.01/BMX


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