105  
FNUS72 KCAE 141522  
FWSCAE  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WATEREE RIVER HP/WMA...SC DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
1122 AM EDT FRI JUL 14 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EDT ON JULY 14.  
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
 
AN UPPER RIDGE OVER THE REGION TODAY, ALONG WITH DRY  
AIR ALOFT, IS EXPECTED TO PRECLUDE SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY  
AT THE SPOT LOCATION. SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE TO THE SOUTH,  
ALONG WITH A LEE SIDE SURFACE TROUGH TO OUR NORTH, WILL PROVIDE A  
GENERAL SW SURFACE WIND, THOUGH A MORE SOUTHERLY FLOW POSSIBLE LATE  
THIS AFTERNOON/EVENING. WARM TEMPS WILL PROVIDE HIGH MIXING HEIGHTS.  
WARM TEMPS, ALONG WITH A LITTLE WIND STAYING UP, EXPECTED TO PRECLUDE  
ANY SIGNIFICANT LATE NIGHT/EARLY MORNING FOG.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 97.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 7 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900-6000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 10 MPH.  
LVORI...............1.  
MAX ADI.............46.  
 
TIME (EDT) 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........24 26 27 30 28 26  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............92 95 97 97 97 96  
RH..............54 48 43 43 43 45  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW S S  
20 FT WIND DIR..220 220 210 210 200 200  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 6 6 6 7 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.8 10 10 10 12 12  
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.9 5.4 5.7 6.0 6.0 5.7  
TRASNP WIND DIR.W SW SW SW SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 8 8 9 10 10  
LVORI...........1 1 1 1 1 1  
ADI.............33 34 35 41 46 45  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.  
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600-4800 FT AGL, DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 9 TO 13 MPH.  
LVORI...............4.  
MIN ADI.............4.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........26 29 29 28 26 27  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10 0 0 10  
TEMP............94 89 83 80 78 76  
RH..............47 57 69 76 82 90  
20 FT WIND......S 6 S 6 S 5 S 5 SW 4 SW 4  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 8 7 6 5 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....4800 2400 700 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 10 SW 9 S 8 S 7 SW 6 SW 5  
LVORI...........1 3 3 4 4 6  
ADI.............42 4 5 8 8 5  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT), THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). A SLIGHT CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
MORNING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
IN THE AFTERNOON, THEN SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......60 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 96.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL, INCREASING TO 5300-6900 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.  
LVORI...............4.  
MAX ADI.............49.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........29 24 39 74  
WEATHER COV..... S CHC CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........ S CHC CHANCE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 20 50  
TEMP............75 81 92 96  
RH..............93 77 54 45  
20 FT WIND......SW 5G10 SW 6G10 SW 6G10 SW 7G10  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 1800 5300 6800  
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 10 SW 10 W 10 SW 10  
LVORI...........6 3 1 1  
ADI.............5 23 44 49  
 

 
FORECASTER...MILLER  
REQUESTED BY...TRAVIS BENNETT  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1712720.0/CAE  
 
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