Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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Spot Forecast for Highway 136...Texas Forest Service
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
1258 PM CST Sun Feb 18 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1400 CST on February 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (806) 335-1421, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
Southwest winds will continue to gust to around 40 MPH through about
630 PM.  Southwest winds will continue this evening at speeds around 25
MPH.  No wind shifts are expected.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (20-30 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........22 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Breezy. Southwest winds 23 to 26 mph with gusts
                    to around 41 mph.
Mixing height.......5500-6500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 37 to 38 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (176800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

TIME (CST)      2 PM   4 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY  PCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0
LAL.............1      1
Temp............71     75
RH..............28     22
20 ft wind......SW 26  SW 24
20 ft wind gust.40     39
Mix hgt (kft)...5.5    6.0
Transp wind dir.SW     SW
Transp wind spd.37     38
Haines index....4      4
VRate kt-ft/1000177    199

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 50.
Max humidity........63 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 17 to 22 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL decreasing to 0 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 26 to 33 mph decreasing to 12 to 18
                    mph early in the evening.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent (174000 knot-ft) decreasing to poor
                    to good (0-32400 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky cover.......PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............70     64     60     58     55     53
RH..............29     37     46     51     55     57
20 ft wind......SW 22  SW 21  SW 18  S 17   S 17   SW 17
20 ft wind gust.33     32     26     25     25     25
Mix hgt (kft)...6.0    2.0    0.1    0.1    0.1    0.1
Transp wind dir.SW     SW     S      SW     SW     SW
Transp wind spd.33     18     12     15     16     15
Haines index....2      2      2      2      2      2
VRate kt-ft/1000174    32     0      0      0      0

.WASHINGTONS BIRTHDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 72.
Min humidity........20 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Breezy. Southwest winds 17 to 25 mph. Gusts up
                    to 40 mph late in the morning.
Mixing height.......0-500 ft AGL increasing to 6000-6500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 14 to 23 mph increasing to 37 to 40
                    mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (0 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (188500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 to 3 or or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............51     51     61     69     71     72
RH..............59     56     38     25     23     21
20 ft wind......SW 17  SW 20  SW 22  SW 24  SW 25  SW 24
20 ft wind gust.25     29     33     39     40     39
Mix hgt (kft)...0.1    0.5    2.5    6.5    6.5    6.5
Transp wind dir.SW     SW     SW     SW     SW     SW
Transp wind spd.14     20     26     33     33     37
Haines index....2      2      2      3      3      3
VRate kt-ft/10000      8      59     189    189    208

$$
Forecaster...Cockrell
Requested by...Dewey Watson
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1802120.0/AMA



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