Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FNUS72 KGSP 271928
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BALD KNOB...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
328 PM EDT MON JUL 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1514 EDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL PERSIST OVER THE REGION THROUGH MID WEEK...WITH
CONTINUED WARM TEMPERATURES. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH THE
AREA FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THURSDAY AND SETTLE SOUTHWARD OF THE
REGION ON FRIDAY. THE FRONT WILL LIKELY REMAIN STALLED JUST SOUTH OF
THE AREA THROUGH THE WEEKEND...WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES EXPECTED AND
BETTER CHANCES FOR WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MAX HUMIDITY........95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........TERRAIN/SLOPE WINDS SHOULD PREDOMINATE...EXCEPT
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-5300 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 700-2500 FT
                    AGL IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 2 TO 5 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............79     76     70     64     60     54
WEATHER COV.........CHANCE CHANCE S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RN/FG  RN/FG
TSTM COV............CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP................77     74     71     69     68     67
RH..................64     73     81     86     90     93
20 FT WIND..........US 3   DS 2   DS 2   DS 2   DS 2   DS 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........5300   3400   1600   900    1300   1100
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 3   SE 2   SE 2   E 3    NE 5   NE 5
LVORI...............2      3      5      6      6      6
ADI.................11     1      1      2      2      2

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........TERRAIN/SLOPE WINDS SHOULD PREDOMINATE...EXCEPT
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-3000 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 5800-6000 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 1 TO 3 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............54     61     56     57     65     66
WEATHER COV.........S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........RN/FG  RN/FG  RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV............              S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP................67     69     73     76     78     78
RH..................95     89     75     67     63     62
20 FT WIND..........DS 2   US 2   US 2   US 2   US 3   US 3
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      5      5      5      10     5
MIX HGT (FT)........1200   1500   2500   3800   5400   5800
TRANSPORT WIND......NE 3   NE 2   E 1    E 1    SE 2   SE 1
LVORI...............8      6      4      3      3      3
ADI.................2      5      3      4      7      4

$$
FORECASTER...LANE
REQUESTED BY...BRIT QUINLAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150727.BALDK.01/GSP


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