Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Birmingham, AL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LAUREL...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BIRMINGHAM AL
501 PM CDT FRI JUL 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1648 CDT ON JULY 11.

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

.DISCUSSION...

THERE ARE THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AREA.  THE STORMS ARE MOVING SOUTH
AROUND 15 MPH...AND COULD PRODUCE WINDS GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH AND
CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING.  THE THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY SHOULD
DISSIPATE BY 7 PM THIS EVENING.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
                    PATCHY FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-6600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100 FT AGL.
DISPERSION INDEX....22 DECREASING TO 5 IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3 TO 8 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY.............MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....CHC                         PATCHY PATCHY
WEATHER TYPE....TSTORM TSTORM NONE   NONE   FOG    FOG
TEMP............84     80     76     73     70     69
RH..............60     64     74     80     88     93
20 FT WIND......NE 5   NE 5   E 2    E 2    E 2    E 2
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      5      5      5
CHC OF PCPN (%).30     10     10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....6600   4200   700    700    800    400
DISPERSION......25     23     7      3      2      2
TRANSPORT WIND..090/3  080/5  060/8  070/7  060/5  040/3

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700-7200 FT AGL.
DISPERSION INDEX....3 INCREASING TO 57 LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 35 LATE IN THE AFTERNOON
                    DECREASING TO 17 LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 2 TO 8 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY.............MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....PATCHY                      S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....FOG    NONE   NONE   NONE   TSTORM TSTORM
TEMP............68     72     79     82     85     88
RH..............97     86     70     63     56     51
20 FT WIND......E 2    E 2    E 3    E 5    E 5    E 3
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      10     10     5
CHC OF PCPN (%).10     10     10     10     20     20
MIX HGT (FT)....200    2500   5500   7000   7100   7100
DISPERSION......2      3      3      61     52     17
TRANSPORT WIND..080/5  110/6  130/6  140/8  140/7  130/2

$$
FORECASTER...ROSE
REQUESTED BY...STEPHANIE DEAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140711.LAURE.01/BMX





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