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FNUS72 KCAE 231337
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SPOT FORECAST FOR C-355...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC
937 AM EDT THU OCT 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON OCTOBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WEAK SURFACE DRY HIGH PRESSURE IS LOCATED OVER THE BURN AREA TODAY.
TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 50S AT IGNITION TIME WITH
DEWPOINTS IN THE UPPER 30S. WITH PLENTY OF SUNSHINE ONCE AGAIN BUT
WITH SOME WEAK COLD ADVECTION FROM THE NORTH...TEMPERATURES WILL REACH
AFTERNOON HIGHS AROUND 70 WITH DEWPOINTS DROPPING TO THE MID 30S.
TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE WEAK RANGING FROM 5 TO 12 MPH TODAY WHICH MAY
CAUSE SMOKE TO LINGER. INVERSION IS EXPECTED TO START TO SET UP
AROUND 5 PM.

EXPECT MIN RH VALUES TO RANGE AROUND 30 PERCENT. DRY AIR WILL
PREVENT FOG FORMATION DURING THE PERIOD.

.TODAY...
TIME (EDT)          11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%)..............0   0   0   0   0   0   0
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........
TEMP.................58  62  66  68  70  70  69
RH...................50  42  37  33  30  29  30
20 FT WIND DIR.......NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W
20 FT WIND DIR.......310 310 300 300 300 290 290
20 FT WIND SPD.......2   3   3   3   3   3   2
20 FT WIND GUST......5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)........1.4 1.8 2.2 2.5 2.8 2.9 2.8
TRANSP WIND DIR......N   N   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
TRANSP WIND SPD......8   8   8   8   8   9   8
LVORI................2   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TONIGHT...
TIME (EDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
TEMP.................66     57     52     48     45     44
RH...................36     56     68     79     87     88
20 FT WIND...........W 2    W 2    W 2    NW 2   NW 2   NW 2
20 FT WIND GUST......5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........2100   400    100    200    200    200
TRANSPORT WIND.......NW 7   W 5    W 3    W 2    W 2    NW 2
LVORI................2      3      4      5      6      6

.FRIDAY...
TIME (EDT)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%)..............14     15     13     12     11     2
WEATHER COV..........
WEATHER TYPE.........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP.................43     41     54     66     73     75
RH...................91     98     62     42     32     29
20 FT WIND...........N 2    NE 2   N 2    W 2    SW 2   W 2
20 FT WIND GUST......              5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT).........100    200    900    1800   2600   2900
TRANSPORT WIND.......N 2    N 3    N 2    N 3    W 5    W 3
LVORI................7      6      3      2      2      2

$$
FORECASTER...CAMPBELL
REQUESTED BY...W E HAMMOND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141023.C355_.01/CAE







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