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Fire Weather Planning Forecast for TATE...TX Forest Service
National Weather Service Lubbock TX
255 PM CST Tue Feb 20 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1500 CST on February 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
A cold front has already pushed through the area which will
continue to bring strong north to northeasterly winds through the
evening and overnight hours. Wind speeds will be between 20 and 25
mph gusting up to 35 mph for the rest of this afternoon and early
evening. The wind speeds will decrease a bit by late evening and
overnight with speeds on the order of 15 mph with gusts up to 25
mph. Temperatures will be much colder tonight along with drier air
moving in behind the cold front. This will lead to poor relative
humidity recoveries on Wednesday morning.

.TONIGHT...

Min temperature.....Around 27.
LAL.................1.
Max humidity........62 percent.
Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (30-40 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (60-70 percent).
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 14 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    25 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
CWR.................10 percent.
Eye level winds.....North winds 14 to 15 mph.

Time (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  Midngt 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........21     41     49     53     70     77
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............56     45     42     37     34     30
RH..............32     47     51     59     59     62
20 ft wind......NE 11  NE 10  NE 10  N 10   N 10   N 10
20 ft wind gust.25     25     20     20     20     25
Eye level wind..NE 8   NE 8   NE 7   N 7    N 7    N 8
Eye lvl wnd gst.25     25     20     20     20     25
Haines Index....3      2      2      2      2      2

$$
Forecaster...Vitale
Requested by...MERKEL TFS
Type of request...Wildfire
.TAG 1802228.0/LUB



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