886  
FNUS72 KCAE 191327  
FWSCAE  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FORT GORDON TA44-46...DOD ARMY FORT GORDON  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
827 AM EST FRI JAN 19 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EST ON JANUARY 19.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
POSITIVE OR NEGATIVE FEEDBACK INCLUDING OBSERVATIONS TAKEN AT  
THE BURN SITE WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. YOU CAN USE THE SAME  
WEBPAGE WHERE YOU REQUESTED THE SPOT FORECAST FOR THIS. YOU MAY  
ALSO CALL OUR OFFICE IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
A DRY SURFACE PRESSURE RIDGE WILL DOMINATE  
THROUGH TONIGHT. IT WILL BE VERY DRY WITH THE MINIMUM  
AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY 15 TO 20 PERCENT. THE HUMIDITY WILL  
FALL BELOW 25 PERCENT AROUND NOON. THE WINDS WILL BE MAINLY  
WEST-SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH AND LIGHT AND VARIABLE TONIGHT WITH A  
SURFACE BASED INVERSION DEVELOPING AROUND 600 PM. TRANSPORT WINDS  
WEST 10 TO 15 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 TO 13 MPH.  
LVORI...............2.  
MAX ADI.............32.  
 
TIME (EST) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............35 40 46 47 51 54 56 56 53  
RH..............43 33 25 26 21 18 18 18 23  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W W W W W W W  
20 FT WIND DIR..260 270 260 260 260 260 260 250 250  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.4 0.6 0.9 1.2 1.7 1.9 2.1 2.0 1.4  
TRASNP WIND DIR.W W W W W W W W W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 9 10 10 12 12 13 12 10  
LVORI...........2 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2  
ADI.............6 7 10 16 25 27 32 29 19  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.  
MAX HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING,  
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-700 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 8 MPH.  
LVORI...............3.  
MIN ADI.............3.  
 
TIME (EST) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........0 0 0 0 0 2  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............48 40 36 34 33 31  
RH..............33 41 47 54 56 61  
20 FT WIND......W 6 W 5 W 4 W 4 W 4 W 4  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 5 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....700 300 300 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..W 8 W 7 W 6 W 6 W 6 W 6  
LVORI...........2 2 2 2 3 3  
ADI.............4 3 3 3 3 3  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 10 MPH.  
LVORI...............3.  
MAX ADI.............27.  
 
TIME (EST) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........11 27 34 33  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0  
TEMP............30 36 53 61  
RH..............60 54 43 39  
20 FT WIND......W 5 W 6G10 W 6G10 W 6G10  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 400 1500 2100  
TRANSPORT WIND..W 7 W 8 W 9 SW 10  
LVORI...........3 3 2 2  
ADI.............5 6 18 27  
LAL.............1 1 1 1  
 

 
FORECASTER...PETROLITO  
REQUESTED BY...ALLEN BRASWELL  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1800614.0/CAE  
 
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