813  
FNUS72 KRAH 031017  
FWSRAH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR PDNWR RX 05/03/2018...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RALEIGH NC  
617 AM EDT THU MAY 3 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 EDT ON MAY 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 BERMUDA HIGH PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL EXTEND INTO THE SOUTHEAST  
U.S. THROUGH THE REST OF THE WORK WEEK, RESULTING IN ABOVE  
NORMAL TEMPERATURES ACROSS CENTRAL NC. A COLD FRONT WILL  
APPROACH FROM THE NORTHWEST LATE FRIDAY, AND STALL OVER THE  
CAROLINAS DURING THE WEEKEND.  
 
WIDESPREAD FOG FORMATION IS NOT EXPECTED THURSDAY NIGHT INTO  
EARLY FRIDAY MORNING AS SOUTHERLY WINDS FROM 4 TO 8MPH SHOULD  
REMAIN IN PLACE DURING THE OVERNIGHT HOURS.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.  
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900-5600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 14 MPH.  
LVORI...............2.  
ADI.................18 INCREASING TO 52.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
VISIBILITY..........7.  
 
TIME (EDT) 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........1 1 1 1 2 3 3 4 6 7  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............62 67 72 76 79 82 84 85 85 85  
RH..............75 65 57 50 45 38 33 31 31 30  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 6 6 6 7 8 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 7 8 13 13 13 13 13  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.9 1.6 2.2 2.9 3.6 4.2 4.9 5.6 5.6 5.6  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW SW SW W SW SW SW SW SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.7 8 12 13 13 13 12 13 14 14  
LVORI...........3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
ADI.............18 18 18 44 44 44 54 54 54 49  
VISIBILITY (SM).7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 6 MPH  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL EARLY IN  
THE EVENING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 12 MPH.  
LVORI...............3.  
ADI.................49 DECREASING TO 4 EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
VISIBILITY..........7.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........6 6 5 5 4 4 5 7 8 9 10 10  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............84 81 77 72 70 68 67 65 64 63 62 61  
RH..............31 35 40 49 53 57 61 68 73 75 78 78  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW S S S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 6 5 4 4 4 5 5 6 6 6 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.12 6 5 5 5 6 6 6  
MIX HGT (KFT)...5.6 5.6 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW S S S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.12 9 7 6 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 7  
LVORI...........1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 4 4 4 5  
ADI.............49 49 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 3  
VISIBILITY (SM).7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24 MPH  
EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 16 TO 18  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............3.  
ADI.................3 INCREASING TO 54.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
VISIBILITY..........7.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........12 16 19 17 14 12 12 12 12 13 16 17  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............60 61 64 69 74 77 81 83 85 86 87 87  
RH..............87 84 75 66 55 48 42 40 36 34 32 31  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 6 6 6 7 8 9 9 11 11 11 11  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 7 8 13 14 14 18 19 19 16  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.9 1.5 2.2 2.8 3.4 4.1 4.7 5.3 5.3 5.3  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.7 8 8 9 14 15 17 17 18 17 17 16  
LVORI...........5 5 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
ADI.............3 3 19 19 19 42 42 42 55 55 55 53  
VISIBILITY (SM).7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7  
 

 
FORECASTER...MORROW  
REQUESTED BY...MARK PARKER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1808734.0/RAH  
.DELDT 05/03/18  
.EMAIL MARK_PARKER@FWS.GOV  
 
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