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Spot Forecast for Alamo Fire...National Park Service
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
942 AM CDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0900 CDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 7 PM
CDT THIS EVENING...
...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...
There is a Red Flag Warning in effect for Brewster County today,
though this mainly affects the higher elevations...especially in
the northern half of the county. Winds at the burn site are
expected to remain below 20mph though they could approach it this
afternoon and combined with minimum humidities below 10 percent
the fire danger threat will be elevated if not critical today.
There will be poor RH recovery tonight and light winds will become
southerly tomorrow.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 92.
Min humidity........8 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 12 to 17 mph.
Mixing height.......6500-8200 ft AGL increasing to 9000-10800 ft
                    AGL in the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 24 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 3 very low.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1
Temp............72     80     85     90     92
RH..............33     21     14     10     8
20 FT wind dir..W      NW     NW     NW     NW
20 FT wind spd..19     21     21     19     17
20 FT wind gust.25     30     30     25     20
Mix hgt (ft)....6500   9000   9400   10300  10800
Transp wind dir.NW     NW     NW     NW     NW
Transp wind spd.33     35     32     28     24
Haines index....2      2      2      2      3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (0-10 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 62.
Max humidity........27 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 6 to 11 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light and variable.
Mixing height.......9600 ft AGL decreasing to 100-800 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 17 mph becoming southwest around 6
                    mph early in the evening, then shifting to the
                    west around 3 mph early in the morning.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM      10 PM     1 AM      4 AM
Sky cover.......CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR     MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0         0         0         0
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............90        80        68        66
RH..............8         13        20        24
20 FT wind dir..W         SW        SW        SW
20 FT wind spd..13        3         3         2
20 FT wind gust.15        5         5         5
Mix hgt (ft)....9600      800       800       700
Transp wind dir.W         SE        S         S
Transp wind spd.20        1         6         5
Haines index....3         3         3         3

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 100.
Min humidity........8 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds becoming southwest 7
                    to 12 mph early in the morning.
Mixing height.......700-1500 ft AGL increasing to 10900-12200 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....West around 16 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 3 very low.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR    CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0         0         0         0
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............62        73        92        99
RH..............27        19        11        8
20 FT wind dir..W         SW        SW        SW
20 FT wind spd..3         9         11        12
20 FT wind gust.5
Mix hgt (ft)....700       4100      8800      10900
Transp wind dir.W         W         W         W
Transp wind spd.3         3         10        14
Haines index....3         3         2         3

$$
Forecaster...Hennig
Requested by...Richard Gatewood
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1707804.0/MAF



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