Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for 1.2 North...USFWS
National Weather Service Melbourne FL
744 AM EDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 EDT on April 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Southwest to westerly gradient winds will pick up after the
inversion lifts after 10 AM. The westerly winds are forecast to continue
through afternoon at your location, thus holding off any seabreeze. A
seabreeze is forecast to occur south of the Cape however. Wind azimuth
around 250-260 from midday through around 6 PM will veer to around
280 toward dusk. This is true for transport wind direction as well.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 84.
Min humidity........43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 7 to 11 mph.
Mixing height.......1400-1600 ft AGL increasing to 3700-4300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 10 to 17 mph.
Dispersion index....34 increasing to 50 early in the afternoon
                    increasing to 60 decreasing to 42 late in the
                    afternoon.

TIME (EDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........8   8   8   8   8   8   9   9   9   9
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............66  69  72  76  78  81  84  83  82  81
RH..............79  71  63  57  52  47  43  44  46  47
20 FT wind dir..WSW WSW W   W   W   WSW WSW WSW WSW WSW
20 FT wind spd..7   7   8   9   9   9   9   9   9   8
20 FT wind gust.        10  13  13                  10
Mix hgt (kft)...0.4 0.8 1.7 2.1 2.9 3.4 4.3 3.8 3.2 2.7
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.7   8   9   10  12  13  13  13  12  10
Dispersion idx..3   7   21  29  39  50  63  56  46  37

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (20-30 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 66.
Max humidity........88 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 7 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......400-2100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 8 to 13 mph.
Dispersion index....24 decreasing to 7 early in the evening.
LVORI...............3 increasing to 5 after midnight.

TIME (EDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........9      8      8      8      46     46
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............80     77     74     70     67     67
RH..............51     60     68     77     86     84
20 ft wind......W 8    W 7    W 7    W 7    W 7    NW 9
20 ft wind gust.10                                 10
Mix hgt (ft)....2100   900    800    600    400    600
Transport wind..W 10   W 9    W 10   W 9    NW 8   NW 10
Dispersion idx..28     5      5      5      5      7
LVORI...........2      3      3      4      5      4

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........66 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 9 to 17 mph.
Mixing height.......1100-3000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 24 mph.
Dispersion index....11 increasing to 57.
LVORI...............5 decreasing to 1.

TIME (EDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky (%).........46        54        54        68
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0         10        10        10
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............66        71        74        74
RH..............86        76        69        69
20 FT wind......N 10G15   NE 14G20  NE 17G25  NE 20G25
Mix hgt (ft)....1100      2100      2800      3000
Transport wind..N 15      NE 17     NE 18     NE 22
Dispersion idx..10        43        43        52
LVORI...........5         3         1         1

$$
Forecaster...Pendergrast
Requested by...Michael Good
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1806984.1/MLB
.EMAIL Michael_good@fws.gov



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