Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CROSSING...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
559 PM CDT TUE JUL 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1742 CDT ON JULY 28.
.DISCUSSION...

IT WILL REMAIN HOT THROUGH THE EVENING HOURS WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY STARTING OUT AT AROUND 20 PERCENT. GOOD RECOVERY
OVERNIGHT WITH LOWS IN THE MID 70S AND MAXIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY
IN EXCESS OF 60 PERCENT. ISOLATED STORMS NORTHEAST OF THE FIRE
SITE LATE THIS AFTERNOON HAVE BEGUN TO DISSIPATE AS THEY MOVE
NORTHWEST. GUSTY EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS COULD OCCUR BRIEFLY
THIS EVENING DUE TO THUNDERSTORM OUTFLOW. IT WILL BE HOT AND DRY
AGAIN WEDNESDAY WITH HIGHS NEAR 105 AND MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITY 15 TO 20 PERCENT. EAST WINDS AT 20 FEET ARE EXPECTED TO
REMAIN BELOW 20 MPH WEDNESDAY.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MAX HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (80000 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (2200 KNOT-FT) IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
CHC PCPN (%)....10     10     10     0      0      0
TEMP............101    96     89     81     76     73
RH..............23     27     34     46     56     62
20 FT WIND DIR..E      E      E      E      E      E
20 FT WIND SPD..16     15     13     12     10     9
20 FT WIND GUST.20            15
MIX HGT (FT)....10000  10000  1000   500    500    500
TRANS WIND DIR..SE     SE     SE     SE     SE     E
TRANS WIND SPD..8      8      11     5      5      4
VENT CAT........GOOD   GOOD   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
HAINES INDEX....2      2      2      4      4      3

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 105.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (4400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (73300 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
CHC PCPN (%)....0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............75     82     91     100    104    105
RH..............60     51     36     23     19     17
20 FT WIND DIR..E      E      E      E      E      E
20 FT WIND SPD..9      8      8      9      10     12
20 FT WIND GUST.                     10            15
MIX HGT (FT)....BLW100 BLW100 2500   7500   7500   10500
TRANS WIND DIR..E      E      SE     SE     SE     E
TRANS WIND SPD..5      5      2      9      9      7
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   GOOD   GOOD   GOOD
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      4      4      2

$$

FORECASTER...JACKSON
REQUESTED BY...J ZUBIA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150728.CROSS.01/MAF



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