938  
FNUS72 KCAE 180657  
FWSCAE  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FORT GORDON TA 21...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
257 AM EDT WED JUL 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 EDT ON JULY 18.  
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 WEAK COLD FRONT WILL SLOWLY SLIP THROUGH THE REGION TODAY  
PROVIDING A CHANCE OF AFTERNOON AND EVENING SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING, THEN  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS UNTIL 0900, THEN 9-15 STRIKES UNTIL  
1200, THEN 16-25 STRIKES.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91.  
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700-5600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 2 TO 6 MPH.  
LVORI...............6.  
MAX ADI.............29.  
 
TIME (EDT) 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........63 64 64 63 63 62 62 61 62 64 64  
WEATHER COV.....SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 20 20 20 30 40 50 40 40 40  
TEMP............74 75 79 82 86 88 89 91 91 91 90  
RH..............100 97 85 77 70 63 61 56 56 56 58  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W W W NW NW NW NW NW NW  
20 FT WIND DIR..270 280 280 290 290 300 310 310 310 320 320  
20 FT WIND SPD..4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 2  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 4 4  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.2 0.4 1.3 2.2 3.1 3.9 4.7 5.2 5.6 5.6 5.1  
TRASNP WIND DIR.W W W NW NW NW NW NW NW W W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.5 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 5 3 2  
LVORI...........9 6 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 2 2  
ADI.............4 6 10 15 14 21 23 18 29 22 10  
LAL.............5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING, THEN  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................16-25 STRIKES UNTIL 0100, THEN 9-15 STRIKES.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED  
NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-1000 FT AGL  
EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 1 TO 5 MPH.  
LVORI...............5.  
MIN ADI.............1.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........61 51 47 45 43 50  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE S CHC S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE S CHC S CHC  
CHC OF PCPN (%).40 30 30 30 20 20  
TEMP............89 85 80 78 76 75  
RH..............59 67 79 88 90 94  
20 FT WIND......W 2 S 2 S 2 SE 2 E 2 E 2  
20 FT WIND GUST. 4  
MIX HGT (FT)....3900 1000 200 100 200 200  
TRANSPORT WIND..W 2 W 2 S 2 S 2 SE 3 E 3  
LVORI...........2 3 4 6 7 7  
ADI.............11 1 1 1 2 2  
LAL.............4 4 4 4 3 3  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING,  
THEN CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................9-15 STRIKES UNTIL 0900, THEN 16-25 STRIKES.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 88.  
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2400-4200 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE MORNING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 14 TO 15 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............5.  
MAX ADI.............52.  
 
TIME (EDT) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........54 62 63 67  
WEATHER COV.....S CHC CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........S CHC CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 30 30 40  
TEMP............74 78 85 88  
RH..............97 84 67 59  
20 FT WIND......E 2G4 E 4G7 E 6G10 E 6G10  
MIX HGT (FT)....100 900 2900 4000  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 5 E 9 E 15 E 14  
LVORI...........8 4 1 1  
ADI.............2 8 47 51  
LAL.............3 4 4 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...MILLER  
REQUESTED BY...ALLEN BRASWELL  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1812984.0/CAE  
 
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