662  
FNUS72 KGSP 290942  
FWSGSP  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LCRD C179...USDA FS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREENVILLE-SPARTANBURG SC  
442 AM EST THU FEB 29 2024  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 EST ON FEBRUARY 29.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A BRIEF PERIOD OF COOL AND DRY HIGH PRESSURE IS EXPECTED TODAY.  
PRECIPITATION WILL RETURN TO THE AREA FRIDAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES  
ALONG THE SOUTHEAST COAST. A COLD RAIN IS EXPECTED IN MOST  
LOCATIONS, BUT PORTIONS OF THE MOUNTAINS ARE EXPECTED TO SEE A  
LIGHT WINTRY MIX. VERY WARM AND SOMEWHAT MOIST CONDITIONS RETURN BY  
THE END OF THE WEEKEND AND CONTINUE INTO THE NEW WORK WEEK. ANOTHER  
SIGNIFICANT WEATHER SYSTEM IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH BY THE MIDDLE OF  
THE WEEK.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 6 TO 12 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (13300 KNOT-FT).  
LVORI...............2.  
ADI.................19 TO 35.  
STABILITY CLASS.....2.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.00 INCHES.  
CEILING (FT)........23000.  
VISIBILITY (SM).....10.  
SFC PRESSURE (IN)...29.82.  
 
TIME (EST) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........63 61 67 76 72 83 83 81  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............44 47 50 53 55 57 56 55  
DEWPOINT........19 19 20 20 21 21 22 23  
RH..............36 32 31 27 26 25 26 28  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NE NE NE NE NE E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 7 7 6 6 6 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.12 12 10 10 9 9 8 7  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.2 2.4 2.6 2.8 2.9 3.1 3.3 2.7  
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE NE NE NE NE NE E E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.12 12 10 8 8 7 6 6  
LVORI...........1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2  
ADI.............33 35 34 28 29 27 23 19  
VRATE KT-FT/100022 24 23 19 21 19 17 13  
CEILING (HFT)...230 230 230 230 230 240 240 240  
VISIBILITY (SM).10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
SFC PRES (IN)...986 985 985 985 984 983 982 982  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE  
LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 6 TO 9 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1900 KNOT-FT).  
LVORI...............3.  
ADI.................3 TO 6.  
STABILITY CLASS.....5.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.03 INCHES.  
CEILING (FT)........21000 DECREASING TO 6000.  
VISIBILITY (SM).....10.  
SFC PRESSURE (IN)...29.8.  
 
TIME (EST) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........87 92 95 95 95 93  
WEATHER COV..... S CHC S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE RAIN RAIN  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............52 47 46 45 44 43  
DEWPOINT........24 26 26 25 27 29  
RH..............34 42 45 45 49 56  
20 FT WIND......E 3 E 3 E 5 E 5 E 5 E 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 6 7 7 8 9  
MIX HGT (FT)....2000 1000 400 400 400 400  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 6 E 7 E 8 E 6 E 8 E 9  
LVORI...........2 2 2 2 2 3  
ADI.............4 3 5 4 5 6  
VRATE KT-FT/100010 6 3 2 3 3  
CEILING (HFT)...240 230 210 120 100 80  
VISIBILITY (SM).10 10 10 10 10 10  
SFC PRES (IN)...29.82 29.83 29.83 29.83 29.82 29.80  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.  
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 12 TO 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2500 KNOT-FT) EARLY IN THE MORNING  
INCREASING TO FAIR (15700 KNOT-FT) IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
LVORI...............4.  
ADI.................13 TO 21.  
STABILITY CLASS.....4.  
PCPN AMOUNT.........0.74 INCHES.  
CEILING (FT)........4000 DECREASING TO 1000.  
VISIBILITY (SM).....9 EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
SFC PRESSURE (IN)...29.71.  
 
TIME (EST) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........95 95 96 95  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE LIKELY DEFNTE DEFNTE  
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............41 40 43 45  
DEWPOINT........31 36 39 41  
RH..............66 84 87 86  
20 FT WIND......E 7G12 NE 8G14 NE 8G15 NE 9G15  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 400 1100 1300  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 12 E 15 NE 14 NE 14  
LVORI...........3 4 4 4  
ADI.............13 16 18 21  
VRATE KT-FT/10003 6 13 16  
CEILING (HFT)...40 24 10 10  
VISIBILITY (SM).9  
SFC PRES (IN)...29.80 29.82 29.79 29.73  
 

 
FORECASTER...JUSTIN LANE  
REQUESTED BY...JAMES ATKINS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2405194.0/GSP  
.DELDT 02/29/24  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
 
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