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Spot Forecast for Ft. Gordon TA30...Department Of Defense
National Weather Service Columbia SC
906 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Positive or negative feedback including observations taken at
the burn site would be greatly appreciated. You can use the same
webpage where you requested the spot forecast for this. You may
also call our office if you have questions or concerns.

.DISCUSSION...Moisture will be on the increase today ahead
of low pressure approaching from the west. However, we believe
associated showers or thunderstorms will hold off until after
500 pm. Wind will be light and variable but mainly south near
5 mph until around 1100 am. Late morning and afternoon wind
will be mainly southwest near 10 mph.

A line of showers and thunderstorms will likely be nearing the
area from the west around 500 pm. The most likely timing of
showers and thunderstorms is 700 pm to 1000 pm. Strong gusty
wind may occur near the thunderstorms. Fog will likely develop
late tonight, probably beginning around 400 am.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
                    A chance of showers or thunderstorms late.
Chance of pcpn......40 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms until 1600, then 9-15 strikes.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds, becoming southwest 5
                    to 10 mph late in the morning. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms late.
Mixing height.......1800-3600 ft AGL, increasing to 4500-6200 ft
                    AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest 6 to 13 mph.
LVORI...............2.
Max ADI.............44.

TIME (EDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........58  65  73  80  84  88  91  97
Weather cov.....                        CHC CHC
Weather type....                        RW  RW
Tstm cov........                        ISO ISO
Chc of pcpn (%).0   10  10  10  20  20  30  40
Temp............65  68  72  74  75  76  77  77
RH..............68  63  55  51  50  48  47  48
20 FT wind dir..E   SE  S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind dir..110 140 160 200 220 220 230 230
20 FT wind spd..4   5   5   5   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.6   6   7   7   10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.8 2.7 3.6 4.5 5.2 5.9 6.2 5.9
Trasnp wind dir.SE  S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW
Transp wind spd.6   8   9   9   10  13  13  12
LVORI...........3   2   2   2   1   1   1   1
ADI.............11  18  24  27  33  40  44  38
LAL.............1   1   1   1   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Showers likely
                    in the evening. A slight chance of
                    thunderstorms. A chance of showers after
                    midnight.
Chance of pcpn......70 percent.
LAL.................9-15 strikes until 2000, then 1-8 strikes until
                    0200, then No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
Max humidity........92 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 5 mph early in the evening,
                    becoming light and variable, then becoming west
                    around 5 mph late in the evening. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms until
                    early morning.
Mixing height.......2500-4400 ft AGL, decreasing to 600-1100 ft AGL
                    early in the evening.
Transport winds.....Southwest 5 to 7 mph, becoming west 5 to 9 mph
                    early in the evening.
LVORI...............4.
Min ADI.............2.

TIME (EDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........95     91     90     78     59     55
Weather cov.....CHANCE LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE
Tstm cov........S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
Chc of pcpn (%).50     70     50     40     30     10
Temp............73     71     65     62     59     57
RH..............55     61     78     88     89     92
20 ft wind......W 5    NE 3   S 3    SW 6   SW 5   W 5
20 ft wind gust.6      4      4      7      6      6
Mix hgt (ft)....4400   1100   800    800    600    600
Transport wind..SW 7   NW 5   W 5    W 9    W 8    W 7
LVORI...........2      3      4      5      6      6
ADI.............22     2      2      6      6      4
LAL.............4      2      2      2      1      1

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 76.
Min humidity........46 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds, becoming west around
                    6 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......600-2100 ft AGL, increasing to 5300-5900 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West 8 to 13 mph.
LVORI...............4.
Max ADI.............41.

TIME (EDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky (%).........59        63        52        56
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10        10        10        10
Temp............56        61        71        75
RH..............93        78        58        49
20 FT wind......W 4G6     W 4G6     W 6G10    W 6G10
Mix hgt (ft)....600       1200      4100      5300
Transport wind..W 8       W 10      W 13      W 13
LVORI...........6         4         1         1
ADI.............5         15        35        38
LAL.............1         1         1         1

$$
Forecaster...Linton
Requested by...Allen Braswell
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807915.0/CAE



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