Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Cheney HWY @ Hacienda Drive...Florida Highway Patrol
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
740 PM EDT Thu Mar 30 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 2000 EDT on March 30.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A high ridge pressure over the western Atlantic will
weaken and drift eastward ahead of an approaching surface trough
Friday. Light but steady southerly surface and transport winds will
keep the airmass mixed overnight, resulting in low to moderate fog
potential.


.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent).
Chance of pcpn.....0 percent.
LAL................No Tstms.
Min temperature....Around 67.
Max humidity.......86 percent.
Wind (20 ft).......South winds 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height......300-600 ft AGL.
Transport winds....South 13 to 20 mph decreasing to 5 to 9 mph
                   after midnight.
Dispersion index...9 decreasing to 3 after midnight.
LVORI..............4 increasing to 6 late in the night.

TIME (EDT)         8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%)............28  28  28  28  28  28  38  38  38  38
Weather cov........
Weather type.......
Tstm cov...........
Chc of pcpn (%)....0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL................1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp...............76  74  72  71  71  71  71  70  70  69
RH.................64  71  75  77  78  78  79  82  83  86
20 FT wind dir.....SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd.....9   9   9   8   8   7   6   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust....
Mix hgt (kft)......0.6 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Transp wind dir....SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd....20  20  18  16  13  9   6   5   5   6
Dispersion idx.....13  13  12  7   8   4   3   2   2   3
LVORI..............3   3   4   3   4   4   4   5   5   6


.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather........Partly cloudy (40-50 percent). A slight chance
   of showers early in the morning, then a chance
   of showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms
   in the afternoon.
Chance of pcpn.....30 percent.
LAL................No Tstms until 1200, then 1-8 strikes.
Max temperature....Around 87.
Min humidity.......48 percent.
Wind (20 ft).......Southwest winds 5 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to
                   15 mph in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic
                   winds expected near thunderstorms in the
                   afternoon.
Mixing height......300-70 ft AGL increasing to 4400-5500 ft AGL.
Transport winds....South 10 to 16 mph shifting to the southwest 21
                   to 23 mph early in the morning.
Dispersion index...6 increasing to 25 early in the morning, then
                   increasing to 71 late in the morning, then
   decreasing to 63 in the afternoon.
LVORI..............5 decreasing to 1.

TIME (EDT)         6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%)............38     52     52     52     56     56
Weather cov........       S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
Weather type.......NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov...........                     S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
Chc of pcpn (%)....0      20     20     30     30     30
LAL................1      1      1      2      2      2
Temp...............69     69     77     82     85     84
RH.................85     84     66     55     48     50
20 ft wind.........S 5    S 6    SW 10  SW 15  SW 15  SW 15
20 ft wind gust....              15     20     20     20
Mix hgt (ft).......300    900    2800   4600   5500   5000
Transport wind.....S 10   S 21   SW 23  SW 22  SW 21  SW 21
Dispersion idx.....5      25     71     65     66     64
LVORI..............5      4      1      1      1      1

$$

Forecaster...Bragaw
Requested by...LT. Bergstresser
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1705500.1/MLB
.EMAIL peterbergstresser@flhsmv.gov



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