601  
FNUS72 KCAE 161328  
FWSCAE  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FT GORDON TA14B...DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE COLUMBIA SC  
828 AM EST THU NOV 16 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EST ON NOVEMBER 16.  
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 IS CURRENTLY JUST WEST OF THE BURN SITE AS OF  
825 AM. THIS FRONT WILL BE MOVING INTO THE BURN SITE BY 10 AM.  
WINDS AHEAD OF THIS FRONT WILL BE LIGHT AND OUT OF THE SOUTHWEST,  
THEN WILL TURN WEST AND THEN NORTHWESTERLY BY 11 AM. WIND SPEEDS  
WILL INCREASE TO AROUND 5 MPH, WITH TRANSPORT WINDS BETWEEN 5  
AND 10 MPH.  
 
MINIMUM RH VALUES WILL ONCE AGAIN ONLY DROP DOWN TO NEAR 40  
PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. THE MORNING INVERSION WILL BEGIN BREAKING  
BY 10 AM. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL START OFF AROUND 1000 FT, THEN WILL  
SLOWLY INCREASE TO AROUND 2500 FT BY NOON, BEFORE MAXING OUT AT  
3300 FT DURING THE AFTERNOON. THE NIGHT INVERSION WILL SETUP QUICKLY  
BETWEEN 6 PM AND 7 PM. NO FOG EXPECTED OVERNIGHT DUE TO THE  
DRY AIRMASS.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL, INCREASING TO 2300-3200 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH.  
LVORI...............5.  
MAX ADI.............32.  
 
TIME (EST) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........10 8 7 6 5 5 6 7 8  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............49 55 60 64 67 68 69 68 65  
RH..............77 64 55 50 47 47 45 47 52  
20 FT WIND DIR..W NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  
20 FT WIND DIR..290 300 310 320 330 330 330 330 330  
20 FT WIND SPD..4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.0 1.6 2.1 2.6 2.9 3.2 3.2 2.9 2.3  
TRASNP WIND DIR.NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW NW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 9 9 8 7 6 8 8 8  
LVORI...........4 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 2  
ADI.............9 19 24 24 22 23 32 29 23  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.  
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3 TO 6 MPH.  
LVORI...............5.  
MIN ADI.............2.  
 
TIME (EST) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........9 10 8 7 7 5  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............60 53 49 47 45 44  
RH..............62 77 86 86 86 86  
20 FT WIND......NW 2 N 2 N 2 N 3 NE 3 NE 4  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....1400 300 300 200 200 200  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 5 NW 3 N 3 N 5 N 5 NE 6  
LVORI...........3 4 6 6 6 6  
ADI.............2 2 2 2 2 3  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS, BECOMING NORTHEAST  
AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING, THEN  
BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1400 FT AGL, INCREASING TO 2200-3000 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE MORNING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 6 TO 10 MPH.  
LVORI...............4.  
MAX ADI.............25.  
 
TIME (EST) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........4 4 3 4  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0  
TEMP............43 49 61 65  
RH..............82 63 41 35  
20 FT WIND......NE 4G5 E 4G5 E 3G5 E 3G5  
MIX HGT (FT)....200 1100 2800 3000  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 6 E 9 E 7 SE 6  
LVORI...........4 2 2 2  
ADI.............4 12 24 21  
LAL.............1 1 1 1  
 

 
FORECASTER...LISCINSKY  
REQUESTED BY...ALLEN BRASWELL  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1718892.0/CAE  
 
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