Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Greer, SC

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FNUS72 KGSP 021905
FWSGSP

SPOT FORECAST FOR CHESTNUT MTN RX PLANNING...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
305 PM EDT SAT MAY 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 EDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DEEP LAYERED RIDGING WILL TO CONTINUE ACROSS THE REGION INTO NEXT WEEK
WITH AN OCCASIONAL SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM POSSIBLE DURING PEAK
HEATING EACH DAY...MAINLY ACROSS THE MOUNTAINS AND FOOTHILLS OF
WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA. TEMPERATURES WILL MODERATE TO ABOVE NORMAL
LEVELS WITH HIGHS TOPPING OUT IN THE LOWER TO MID 80S NEAR PERIODS
END.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47.
RH..................MAX 81 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT DOWNSLOPE.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800-7300 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300-1600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............54     56     49     43     36     32
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................65     60     55     52     50     49
RH..................36     48     57     66     77     80
20 FT WIND..........NW 3   NW 2   N 2    NE 2   NE 2   E 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      5      5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........7300   4400   1600   300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 6   NW 3   NE 3   E 5    SE 7   SE 7
LVORI...............2      2      3      3      4      5
ADI.................19     2      2      2      3      3

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........61 AT IGNITION...MAX 67.
RH..................50 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 4 MPH AT IGNITION...
                    INCREASING TO 5 TO 7 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1800 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 5100-6600 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............27     23     30     37     44     58
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................47     51     58     62     65     67
RH..................81     68     57     45     38     38
20 FT WIND..........E 2    E 2    S 2    S 4    S 5    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.....5      5      5      10     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)........400    600    3100   5100   6600   6100
TRANSPORT WIND......S 7    S 6    S 6    SW 7   S 9    SW 10
LVORI...............5      3      2      1      1      1
ADI.................3      6      23     30     43     36

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT)...THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 53.
RH..................MAX 82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-5700 FT AGL...DECREASING TO 300-400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............63     57     56     56     55     50
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................66     62     59     57     55     54
RH..................42     53     62     69     76     79
20 FT WIND..........S 5    S 3    S 3    S 2    S 2    S 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........5700   5600   2300   500    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 12  SW 10  S 12   S 13   S 13   S 12
LVORI...............1      2      3      3      4      4
ADI.................36     7      8      5      6      5

$$
FORECASTER...STUREY
REQUESTED BY...MIKE BROD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150503.CHEST.01/GSP


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