821  
FNUS72 KRAH 031240  
FWSRAH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR GARDNER FARM TRACT...NC FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
840 AM EDT THU AUG 3 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EDT ON AUGUST 03.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT THIS NWS OFFICE IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A STALLED FRONT NEAR THE SOUTHEAST U.S. COAST WILL LIFT NORTHWARD  
INTO SOUTHEAST NC TONIGHT AND FRIDAY, LEADING TO THE RETURN OF HUMID  
CONDITIONS. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH CENTRAL NC FROM THE NORTHWEST  
LATE FRIDAY, THEN STALL OVER OUR REGION SATURDAY AND SUNDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 89.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS...BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO  
6 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3200 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 3700-4400 FT  
AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 3 TO 10 MPH.  
 
TIME (EDT) 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........59 45 58 68 87  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............75 82 86 88 87  
RH..............82 61 51 45 48  
20 FT WIND......SE 2 S 4 S 6 SE 5 S 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (FT)....1700 3200 4200 4400 4400  
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 3 SE 6 S 9 S 10 S 10  
 

 
FORECASTER...CARROLL  
REQUESTED BY...MATT GORDON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1713824.0/RAH  
.EMAIL MATT.GORDON@NCAGR.GOV  
 
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