Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Brownsville, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOPPER FIRE...TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BROWNSVILLE TX
1146 AM CST TUE JAN 24 2017

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE,CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE LOW PRESSURE ACROSS SOUTHWEST TEXAS WILL PROVIDE
LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS ACROSS THE NORTHERN RANCHLANDS TONIGHT BEFORE
A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH THE NORTHERN PORTIONS OF DEEP SOUTH TEXAS
EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND INCREASE
IN THE WAKE OF THE COLD FRONT WEDNESDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7
                    TO 8 MPH LATE IN THE NIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 7
                    TO 8 MPH LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 8 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 12
                    TO 18 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CST)      10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........29  29  39  39  39  61  61  61
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............70  69  68  67  67  66  66  65
RH..............85  88  89  91  91  91  90  88
20 FT WIND DIR..160 160 160 170 180 190 210 260
20 FT WIND SPD..12  10  10  9   9   8   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.160 160 160 170 180 190 210 260
EYE LVL WND SPD.6   5   5   5   5   4   4   4
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.6 0.6 0.7 0.7
TRANSP WIND DIR.170 180 180 180 190 200 210 230
TRANSP WIND SPD.18  17  16  15  15  14  13  12

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 7 TO 16 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 7 TO 16 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400-5300 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 13 TO 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 17 TO
                    25 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........54  54  54  53  53  53  21  21  21  24  24  24
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............64  64  64  65  67  70  73  74  75  75  74  73
RH..............84  80  72  62  47  34  26  23  21  21  21  22
20 FT WIND DIR..290 320 340 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 000
20 FT WIND SPD..8   10  13  15  16  16  16  16  16  15  13  10
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  20  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.290 320 340 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 000
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   5   7   8   8   8   9   9   8   8   7   5
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  20  25  25  25  25  25  25  25  20  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.7 1.0 1.3 1.6 2.5 3.4 4.2 4.6 4.9 5.3 4.9 4.6
TRANSP WIND DIR.250 270 330 350 350 350 350 350 340 340 340 350
TRANSP WIND SPD.13  16  21  24  25  25  24  23  22  21  20  17

$$
FORECASTER...CASTILLO
REQUESTED BY...TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1700698.2/BRO
.EMAIL SBROOKS@TFS.TAMU.EDU


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