Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Columbia, SC

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FNUS72 KCAE 061119
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SRS COMP 3...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
719 AM EDT WED MAY 6 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EDT ON MAY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE AXIS WILL BE OVER THE BURN AREA THIS
MORNING THEN SLOWLY EXIT THE AREA THROUGH THE AFTERNOON HOURS AS
LOW PRESSURE MOVES NORTHWARD OFF THE EAST COAST OF FL. SURFACE
WINDS WILL BE NORTHEASTERLY THROUGH THE DAY AT 7 MPH OR LESS WITH
TRANSPORT WINDS NORTHEASTERLY THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON THEN VEERING
TO EASTERLY WITH SPEEDS BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH. AFTERNOON MINIMUM
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE AROUND 32 PERCENT. THE COASTAL LOW
WILL BE ALONG THE GA COAST OVERNIGHT CREATING A SLOWLY TIGHTENING
PRESSURE GRADIENT AND NORTHEASTERLY WINDS AROUND 5 MPH. WITH THE
WINDS PERSISTING FOG IS NOT EXPECTED THURSDAY MORNING.

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.  HYSPLIT
OUTPUT HEIGHTS FOR THE NWS COLUMBIA AREA ARE 300, 750 AND 1500
METERS. THESE VALUES ARE DIFFERENT THAN SURROUNDING OFFICES.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)          9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............32  32  32  32  31  31  31  30  30
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................63  69  73  76  78  79  81  82  82
RH...................75  61  51  43  38  36  34  32  34
20 FT WIND DIR.......NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT WIND DIR.......040 040 050 050 050 050 050 060 060
20 FT WIND SPD.......3   5   5   6   7   7   7   7   6
20 FT WIND GUST......5   10  10  10  15  15  15  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)........1.0 2.3 3.6 4.3 4.7 4.8 5.0 5.2 5.0
TRANSP WIND DIR......NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E
TRANSP WIND SPD......10  10  10  12  13  13  13  13  13
LVORI................5   3   1   1   1   1   1   1   1

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............30     29     31     33     36     39
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................81     76     69     65     63     61
RH...................38     48     63     72     83     90
20 FT WIND...........NE 5   NE 4   NE 3   NE 3   NE 4   NE 5
20 FT WIND GUST......10     10     10     5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........4200   600    300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND.......E 12   NE 8   NE 6   NE 6   NE 7   NE 8
LVORI................1      2      3      3      5      6

.THURSDAY...
TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............41     43     50     59     66     67
WEATHER COV..........                            S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP.................59     61     70     76     79     81
RH...................95     88     64     51     47     46
20 FT WIND...........NE 5   N 5    N 5    N 6    NE 8   NE 8
20 FT WIND GUST......10     10     10     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT).........300    600    1800   3000   3800   4100
TRANSPORT WIND.......NE 9   N 12   NE 16  NE 20  N 18   N 18
LVORI................7      5      2      1      1      1

$$
FORECASTER...PROUD
REQUESTED BY...MARK FRIZZELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150506.SRSCO.01/CAE






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