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Spot Forecast for Long Branch
National Weather Service Norman OK
108 PM CDT Fri Mar 24 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1400 CDT on March 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (405) 325-3816 if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
Gusty southerly winds will continue for the rest of this afternoon.
Wind speeds will decrease around or after sunset but become more
variable eventually shifting to the north and northwest by around
midnight. Drier air will continue to move east which will drop
humidities this afternoon. Some showers and storms will be possible
this afternoon and evening. Variable gusty winds could be possible
near any thunderstorms.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers and isolated thunderstorms.
Max temperature.....Around 77.
Min humidity........24 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds 16 to 22 mph early in the
                    afternoon. Gusts up to 30 mph increasing to 35
                    mph late in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......8400-8900 ft AGL.
Mixing height.......8400-8900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 16 to 22 mph early in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (273300 knot-ft) decreasing to
                    excellent (233900 knot-ft) late in the
                    afternoon.

TIME (CDT)      2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........74     50
Weather cov.....S CHC  S CHC
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........ISOLTD ISOLTD
Temp............74     76
RH..............37     27
20 ft wind......S 16   S 22
20 ft wind gust.25     35
Mix hgt (ft)....8600   8800
VRate ktft/1000300    273

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent). Slight chance of
                    rain showers and isolated thunderstorms early
                    in the evening, then chance of rain showers in
                    the evening. Slight chance of rain showers
                    after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 46.
Max humidity........86 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......South winds around 24 mph with gusts to around
                    35 mph becoming southeast 6 to 8 mph early in
                    the evening, then shifting to the east 6 to 7
                    mph late in the evening shifting to the north 6
                    to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph late in
                    the evening shifting to the northwest around 17
                    mph with gusts to around 30 mph. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms early
                    in the evening.
Mixing height.......6500-7500 ft AGL decreasing to 400-900 ft AGL.
Mixing height.......6500-7500 ft AGL decreasing to 400-900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 24 mph becoming southeast 6 to 8
                    mph early in the evening, then shifting to the
                    east 6 to 7 mph late in the evening shifting to
                    the north 6 to 15 mph late in the evening
                    shifting to the northwest around 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (168300 knot-ft) decreasing to poor
                    to fair (8900-13600 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........75     87     83     83     73     68
Weather cov.....S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE S CHC  S CHC
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........ISOLTD
Temp............78     68     60     55     51     49
RH..............24     39     53     66     77     80
20 ft wind......S 24   SE 6   E 7    N 8    N 15   N 17
20 ft wind gust.35     10     10     15     25     30
Mix hgt (ft)....7500   5500   3300   1900   900    600
VRate ktft/1000196    135    66     21     11     11

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (50-60 percent) then becoming
                    sunny (5-15 percent). Slight chance of rain
                    showers early in the morning.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
Min humidity........42 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph until late afternoon.
Mixing height.......400-2000 ft AGL increasing to 2800-4600 ft AGL
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......400-2000 ft AGL increasing to 2800-4600 ft AGL
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest 10 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (9500-54800 knot-ft) increasing to
                    good to excellent (52700-63500 knot-ft) in the
                    afternoon.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky (%).........68        62        51        43
Weather cov.....S CHC
Weather type....RNSHWR    NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............47        49        60        66
RH..............83        74        51        43
20 FT wind......NW 14G20  NW 15G25  NW 14G20  NW 12G15
Mix hgt (ft)....400       2000      3800      4600
VRate ktft/100010        36        61        61

$$
Forecaster...MAXWELL
Requested by...Jacob Wisehart
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1705153.0/OUN
.EMAIL jwisehart@live.com



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