Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR N C  ZOO...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC
637 PM EDT MON MAY 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 EDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE PRESENCE OF BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN A LIGHT...
GENERALLY SOUTHERLY WIND ON TUESDAY...THOUGH THE DIRECTION AT TIMES MAY BE
SLIGHTLY WEST OF DUE SOUTH THROUGH NOON AND SLIGHTLY EAST OF DUE SOUTH BY LIGHT
AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY OR MOSTLY SO (15-35 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........78 AT IGNITION...MAX 82.
RH..................40 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WINDS SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 4700 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...AND PEAKING AROUND FT AGL BY LATE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).............25  30  27  21  17
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........
TSTM COV............
TEMP................78  79  80  80  80
RH..................40  39  36  38  38
20 FT WIND DIR......S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD......3   3   3   3   3
20 FT WIND GUST.....5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT).......4.7 5.5 6.2 6.2 6.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.....S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.....7   6   6   7   7
LVORI...............2   2   2   2   2
ADI.................28  27  27  27  30

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54.
RH..................MAX 93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 2 TO 7 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............16     13     13     13     14     14
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................79     72     65     62     59     57
RH..................41     53     68     75     83     90
20 FT WIND..........S 3    S 3    S 3    S 3    S 3    SW 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........6200   300    300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......S 7    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 6    SW 3
LVORI...............2      3      3      3      6      6
ADI.................30     3      3      3      2      2

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 80.
RH..................MIN 44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING EAST AROUND
                    5 MPH LATE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 5300-6900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 0 TO 1 MPH...BECOMING EAST 1 TO 10
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............11     12     18     25     30     31
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV............
TEMP................57     61     68     74     77     79
RH..................93     78     63     51     47     44
20 FT WIND..........W 0    N 1    E 1    E 2    E 2    E 4
20 FT WIND GUST.....       5      5      10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)........300    1100   2800   4400   6100   6900
TRANSPORT WIND......W 1    W 0    N 1    NE 5   E 8    E 10
LVORI...............8      4      4      2      1      1
ADI.................1      1      1      24     43     43

$$
FORECASTER...STRICKLER
REQUESTED BY...JASON HAYWOOD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150505.NCZOO.01/RAH



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