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SPOT FORECAST FOR LOCUST GAP...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC
1135 AM EST THU JAN 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1230 EST ON JANUARY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL CROSS THE FORECAST AREA LATER TONIGHT WITH HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDING IN ITS WAKE ON FRIDAY. THE HIGH WILL LINGER OVER
THE REGION INTO SUNDAY BEFORE A MOIST LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM DEVELOPS
TO OUR SOUTHWEST AND BRINGS WIDESPREAD PRECIPITATION TO THE AREA
LATE SUNDAY AND MONDAY. ANOTHER CANADIAN HIGH MOVES BACK INTO THE
AREA LATE MONDAY AND LINGERS INTO MIDWEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). A CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 25 TO 32 MPH...INCREASING TO 35 TO 43 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (EST)          NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............74     76     78
WEATHER COV.........S CHC
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR NONE   NONE
TEMP................41     46     47
RH..................42     44     47
20 FT WIND..........SW 7   SW 8   SW 8
20 FT WIND GUST.....20     20     20
MIX HGT (FT)........900    1500   2200
TRANSPORT WIND......SW 40  SW 41  W 43
LVORI...............1      1      1
ADI.................46     68     85

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT). RAIN AND SNOW
                    SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE
                    OF SNOW SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 32 TO 39 MPH.

TIME (EST)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............77     77     78     78     73     60
WEATHER COV.........CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE........RNSHWR RNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR SNSHWR NONE
TEMP................43     39     37     37     31     30
RH..................58     71     77     73     86     81
20 FT WIND..........SW 6   SW 6   W 6    NW 7   NW 8   NW 9
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     15     15     20     20     25
MIX HGT (FT)........1700   1300   1100   1400   1800   2100
TRANSPORT WIND......W 39   W 37   W 37   W 35   NW 35  NW 37
LVORI...............1      3      3      4      4      3
ADI.................43     41     33     38     38     50

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH...INCREASING TO 30 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-2500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 38 TO 45 MPH.

TIME (EST)          6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).............46     36     28     28     27     26
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................29     28     30     33     35     35
RH..................76     70     58     48     43     41
20 FT WIND..........N 8    N 9    N 11   N 12   N 12   N 10
20 FT WIND GUST.....20     20     30     30     30     25
MIX HGT (FT)........1900   1900   2000   2300   2400   2500
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 39  NW 43  NW 45  NW 43  NW 40  N 39
LVORI...............3      3      1      1      1      1
ADI.................74     78     88     88     86     83

$$
FORECASTER...DIXON
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN BROWNING
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150129.LOCUS.01/GSP




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