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FNUS72 KCAE 311339
FWSCAE

SPOT FORECAST FOR FTG_AIA...FORT GORDON
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
939 AM EDT FRI OCT 31 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 EDT ON OCTOBER 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH WILL SINK INTO THE REGION
LATER TODAY INTO SATURDAY. AN ASSOCIATED STRONG COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED
TO PASS ACROSS THE AREA DURING THE EVENING HOURS.

WINDS WILL BE LIGHT TODAY INTO THE FIRST PART OF TONIGHT MAINLY FROM
THE NORTHWEST LESS THAN 10 MPH. THE WIND WILL BEGING TO INCREASE AFTER
MIDNIGHT MAINLY FROM THE NORTHWEST TO WEST STRONGEST WINDS OCCURRING ON
SATURDAY BETWEEN 10AM AND 6PM. SURFACE WINDS WILL BE 10 TO 20 MPH AND
TRANSPORT WINDS FROM 35 TO 40 MPH. GUSTS AT THE SURFACE OF 30 TO 35 MPH
ARE POSSIBLE. EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MOST
OF SATURDAY. BECAUSE OF VERY COLD AIR ALOFT...SOME GRAUPLE IS POSSIBLE
WITH A RUMBLE OF THUNDER IN ANY SHOWERS.

WITH THE LIGHT WINDS BEFORE MIDNIGHT...AN INVERSION WILL FORM...HOWEVER
THE INVERSION WILL BE WEAK AND AS THE WINDS INCREASE AFTER MIDNIGHT THE
INVERSION WILL LIFT.

RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL STAY ABOVE 30 PERCENT TODAY...TONIGHT...AND SATURDAY.

FOG IS NOT EXPECTED DURING THE FORECAST PERIOD.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)          10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............30  30  30  30  30  31  33  35
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................53  59  63  66  68  69  70  69
RH...................61  52  45  40  38  35  35  37
20 FT WIND DIR.......NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND DIR.......320 310 310 300 290 290 290 290
20 FT WIND SPD.......2   2   2   3   3   4   4   4
20 FT WIND GUST......5   5   5   5   5   10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)........1.8 2.5 3.4 4.1 4.6 5.1 5.3 5.0
TRANSP WIND DIR......NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W
TRANSP WIND SPD......3   3   4   6   6   7   7   7
LVORI................3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%)..............37     40     42     45     53     57
WEATHER COV..........                     S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP.................65     56     50     47     45     43
RH...................41     55     68     74     74     72
20 FT WIND...........W 5    W 5    W 6    W 7    NW 8   NW 9
20 FT WIND GUST......10     10     15     15     15     20
MIX HGT (FT).........3900   400    300    500    1000   1500
TRANSPORT WIND.......W 7    W 10   W 16   W 20   W 21   NW 23
LVORI................2      3      3      3      3      3

.SATURDAY...
TIME (EDT)          6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%)..............55        55        59        49
WEATHER COV..........S CHC     S CHC     S CHC     S CHC
WEATHER TYPE.........RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
TEMP.................42        42        51        55
RH...................62        52        38        32
20 FT WIND...........NW 10G20  NW 12G25  NW 14G30  NW 13G30
MIX HGT (FT).........1500      2200      3700      4300
TRANSPORT WIND.......NW 25     NW 30     NW 36     NW 36
LVORI................2         1         1         1

$$
FORECASTER...CAMMARATA
REQUESTED BY...ALLEN BRASWELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141031.FTG_A.01/CAE







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