Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Spot Forecast for Hospital Cnyn Rx...NPS
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
428 AM CST Fri Feb 16 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0700 CST on February 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A cold front moving through the area today will result in a
northeasterly wind shift by around 1000 CST this morning. Cooler
temperatures behind the front along with increased moisture will
yield minimum RHs around 45 to 50% this afternoon. Winds will
gradually veer to the east by this evening, with rain showers
possible this evening into tonight. A warming and drying trend will
begin Saturday, with a minimum RH around 30% Saturday afternoon
and generally good recovery expected once again for Saturday night.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Slight chance of rain.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........47 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 8 to 13 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2400 ft AGL increasing to 2600-3000 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....East around 14 mph.
Haines Index........2 very low.

TIME (CST)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky cover.......CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
Weather cov.....S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
Weather type....RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
Tstm cov........
Temp............62     60     55     56     60     56
RH..............48     54     66     62     48     49
20 FT wind dir..NW     N      NE     NE     E      E
20 FT wind spd..9      11     13     13     12     13
20 FT wind gust.              16     16     15     16
Mix hgt (ft)....600    1500   1900   2400   2800   3000
Transp wind dir.NE     NE     NE     NE     E      SE
Transp wind spd.2      7      9      9      10     15
Haines index....2      2      2      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Slight chance of
                    rain.
Min temperature.....Around 43.
Max humidity........78 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 6 to 11 mph until early morning
                    becoming light and variable, then becoming west
                    5 to 8 mph early in the morning.
Mixing height.......1200-2900 ft AGL decreasing to 300-800 ft AGL
                    after midnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 11 mph shifting to the north
                    around 5 mph late in the evening, then shifting
                    to the east around 2 mph after midnight
                    shifting to the south around 3 mph early in the
                    morning.
Haines Index........2 very low.

TIME (CST)      6 PM      9 PM      MIDNGT    3 AM
Sky cover.......MCLDY     CLOUDY    MCLDY     MCLDY
Weather cov.....S CHC     S CHC     S CHC     S CHC
Weather type....RAIN      RAIN      RAIN      RAIN
Tstm cov........
Temp............53        46        48        43
RH..............52        63        63        78
20 FT wind dir..E         E         N         NW
20 FT wind spd..12        9         8         3
20 FT wind gust.15                              4
Mix hgt (ft)....2900      1600      1400      600
Transp wind dir.SE        SE        NW        E
Transp wind spd.16        10        6         1
Haines index....2         2         2         2

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........31 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 6 to 11 mph.
Mixing height.......300-2100 ft AGL increasing to 5500-7100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 6 mph.
Haines Index........2 very low.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY     PCLDY     MCLDY     MCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............46        53        65        70
RH..............73        62        39        31
20 FT wind dir..W         W         NW        NW
20 FT wind spd..8         9         12        11
20 FT wind gust.                    15
Mix hgt (ft)....300       1200      4500      6900
Transp wind dir.SW        W         W         W
Transp wind spd.6         8         10        8
Haines index....2         2         2         2

$$
Forecaster...Phillipson
Requested by...Ric Gatewwood
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1801891.3/MAF



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