Forestry Weather & Smoke Management Forecast
From Georgia Forestry Commission
Issued at: 630 AM EDT Mon 23 Apr 2018

District 1 (Coosa-Northwest)
CAUTION ITEMS
Occasional Gusts in 1ST period
Wind shift occurs in 2ND period
  Today Tonight Tuesday Tuesday Night Wednesday
Sky Condition Mostly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy Partly Cloudy Mostly Cloudy
Temperature 65 To 69 52 To 56 67 To 71 51 To 55 67 To 71
Relative Humidity 64 To 69 95 To 100 55 To 60 93 To 98 49 To 54
Probability of Precipitation 90 70 50 40 20
Shower Coverage Numerous Numerous Scattered Widly Scattered Isolated
Precipitation Type Showers & ThunderShowers Rain Showers Light Rain Showers
Precipitation Amount 1/2 To 1 Inch 1/4 Inch Or Less 1/4 Inch Or Less Trace Trace
Precipitation Duration Around 6 Hours 5 To 7 Hours 1 To 3 Hours 3 To 5 Hours Around 1 Hour
Surface Wind (Open) Southeast 12- 16mph
Occasional Gusts
Southeast 5- 8mph Variable 3- 6mph Variable 3- 6mph Northwest 6- 10mph
Wind Direction Shift Within Period None Clockwise from Southeast to Southwest None None None
Canopy Wind Southeast 8- 12mph Variable 3- 6mph Light Variable Variable 3- 6mph Northwest 5- 8mph
Smoke Dispersion Index 22(Fair) 6(Very Poor) 22(Fair) 4(Very Poor) 50(Generally Good)
Fog Potential None Moderate None Moderate None
Low Visibility Occurrence Risk Index 3(Low) 9(High) 2(Low) 8(High) 1(Low)
Mixing Height 304m
997ft
10m
33ft
1015m
3329ft
51m
167ft
1219m
3998ft
Transport Wind Speed 8m/s
18mph
4m/s
9mph
3m/s
7mph
4m/s
9mph
6m/s
13mph
Turner & Atmosphere Tendency 4(Normal) 5(Normal) 3(Normal) 6(Subdued) 3(Normal)
Plume Trajectory Northwest Drift to Northwest Little Movement Drift to Southeast Southeast
Drying Potential Moderate Low Moderate Low Moderate
Available Sunshine Around 5 Hours None Around 5 Hours None Around 5 Hours


Current KBDI and Fuel Moisture values - GFC NFDRS 1300 values
Current Weather Data - MesoWest