Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 261145
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SPOT FORECAST FOR HB03 RX...US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
745 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0740 EDT ON APRIL 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WEAK FRONTAL BOUNDARY IS CURRENTLY ALONG THE NC/SC
BORDER AND WILL SLOWLY TRACK SOUTHWARD THROUGH THE DAY. BY EARLY
AFTERNOON SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP ALONG
THE FRONT...POSSIBLY IMPACTING THE BURN AREA. WINDS WILL BE
WESTERLY THROUGH MID AFTERNOON THEN VEER TO NORTHERLY WITH FRONTAL
PASSAGE WITH SPEEDS BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS AS HIGH AS
25 MPH...WITH ERRATIC AND GUSTY WINDS IN AND AROUND THUNDERSTORMS.
A WEAK INVERSION ACROSS THE BURN AREA WILL DISSIPATE BY 930 AM.
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITIES THIS AFTERNOON WILL BE AROUND 40
PERCENT. PATCHY FOG IS POSSIBLE TONIGHT.

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.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)          7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............37  42  39  33  31  34  40  44  51  65  72
WEATHER COV..........                        SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC
WEATHER TYPE.........                        RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TEMP.................65  67  70  74  77  80  82  82  82  83  80
RH...................93  90  81  71  64  56  51  47  45  42  45
20 FT WIND DIR.......W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW
20 FT WIND DIR.......250 250 260 270 270 280 280 280 290 320 330
20 FT WIND SPD.......11  11  11  12  12  13  13  13  11  10  9
20 FT WIND GUST......20  20  20  20  20  25  25  25  20  20  20
MIX HGT (KFT)........0.9 1.0 1.1 1.3 2.4 3.6 4.8 5.6 5.8 5.5 4.8
TRANSP WIND DIR......W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW
TRANSP WIND SPD......14  14  15  16  19  21  23  23  24  23  21
LVORI................6   5   4   3   1   1   1   1   1   1   1

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............76     87     81     70     45     32
WEATHER COV..........CHANCE S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE.........RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................77     70     64     59     57     55
RH...................50     63     70     78     83     83
20 FT WIND...........N 8    N 7    N 5    N 3    N 2    N 2
20 FT WIND GUST......15     15     10     5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........3800   1500   1000   800    600    500
TRANSPORT WIND.......NW 18  NE 13  NE 10  NE 12  NE 12  NE 10
LVORI................1      2      3      4      5      5

.MONDAY...
TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............28     27     29     29     24     19
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................54     54     61     68     72     74
RH...................83     83     60     43     37     32
20 FT WIND...........N 2    NW 3   N 5    N 6    NW 7   NW 7
20 FT WIND GUST......5      5      10     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT).........500    600    2300   4100   5400   6000
TRANSPORT WIND.......N 8    N 8    N 10   NW 13  NW 14  NW 14
LVORI................5      5      3      1      1      1

$$
FORECASTER...PROUD
REQUESTED BY...PAUL RYAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150426.HB03R.01/CAE






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