Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WESTHALL 2...NM ADC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
1031 PM CDT MON JUL 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2058 MDT ON JULY 25.

...GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS FROM STORMS TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
NIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...
SCATTERED STORMS ARE EXPECTED NEAR THE SITE THROUGH MOST OF
THE NIGHT POSSIBLY INCREASING TOWARD THE MORNING FROM THE NORTH.
OUTFLOW WINDS WILL CERTAINLY BE POSSIBLE ON THE FIRE. EVEN THIS
EVENING SOUTH WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO TURN NORTH SOON, PROBABLY
BEFORE 11 PM. THEN WINDS WILL TURN BACK TO EAST AND SOUTHEAST
TUESDAY BY MID MORNING. STORMS AND CLOUD COVER IN THE AREA TUESDAY
WILL HELP TO HOLD TEMPERATURES DOWN AND KEEP RH/S UP SOMEWHAT.


.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66-69.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH, GUSTS TO 15 MPH. SHIFTING
                    NORTH/NORTHEAST 6 TO 11 MPH THIS EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....DECREASING TO POOR IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
LAL.................3 UNTIL.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.

TIME (MDT)      8 PM      11 PM     2 AM      5 AM
SKY (%).........MCLDY     MCLDY     MCLDY     MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....SCTTRD    SCTTRD    ISOLTD    ISOLTD
WEATHER TYPE....TSTM     TSTM       TSTM      TSTM
CHC PCPN (%)....30        30        20        20
TEMP............91        86        78        70
RH..............29        37        52        73
20 FT WIND DIR..SE        NE        NE        NE
20 FT WIND SPD..11        9         8         8
20 FT WIND GUST.15        15
MIX HGT (FT)....4300      BLW100    200       BLW100
TRANS WIND DIR..SE        NE        NE        E
TRANS WIND SPD..13        9         3        4
VENT CAT........GOOD      POOR      POOR      POOR
LAL.............3         3         2         2
HAINES INDEX....3         3         3         2

.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 91-94.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST 7 TO 11 MPH BY MID MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (54200 KNOT-FT).
LAL.................3.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.

TIME (MDT)      6 AM         10 AM        2 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....SCTTRD       SCTTRD       SCTTRD
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR       RNSHWR       TSTM
CHC PCPN (%)....30           30           30
TEMP............70           86           96
RH..............76           46           29
20 FT WIND DIR..NE           S            E
20 FT WIND SPD..8            9            9
20 FT WIND GUST.             10
MIX HGT (FT)....300          4100         9100
TRANS WIND DIR..NE           E            E
TRANS WIND SPD..4            3            6
VENT CAT........POOR         POOR         FAIR
LAL.............3            3            3
HAINES INDEX....3            3            2

.TUESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-50 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....LOW 65 TO 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........78-84 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 6 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING POOR.
LAL.................3.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.

$$

FORECASTER...MURDOCH
REQUESTED BY...TOM BARTA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160725.WESTH.01/MAF



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