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Spot Forecast for Test Spot - TL...NWS WFO GLD Drill
National Weather Service Goodland KS
1052 AM MDT Wed Aug 16 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1700 CDT on August 16.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (785) 899-2360 if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
The passage of a cold front overnight will keep high temperatures in
the middle 70s to lower 80s today.

There will be a gradual warming trend through the end of the week and
into the weekend. The weather remains consistently unsettled through
the forecast period with isolated to scattered thunderstorms possible
nearly every day.  Highs will be in the 80s to lower 90s and lows will
be in the upper 50s and 60s.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent) then becoming
                    mostly sunny (45-55 percent). Chance of showers
                    and thunderstorms early in the morning, then
                    slight chance of showers and thunderstorms in
                    the late morning and early afternoon.
CWR.................40 percent decreasing to 10 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........51 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......West winds around 7 mph early in the morning
                    becoming light, then becoming north 7 to 15 mph
                    in the late morning and afternoon. Gusty and
                    erratic winds expected near thunderstorms until
                    late afternoon.
Haines Index........3 to 5 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........57  52  48
WEATHER COV.....SCH
WEATHER TYPE....RW
TSTM COV........SCH
CWR.............20  10  10
TEMP............78  79  79
RH..............54  53  51
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..14  15  15
20 FT WIND GUST.20  20  20
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
CWR.................10 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 56.
Max humidity........96 percent.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......Northwest winds 5 to 14 mph early in the
                    evening becoming light, then becoming west 5 to
                    6 mph after midnight.
Haines Index........4 to 5 OR or low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........43     28     17     11     7      5
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
CWR.............10     10     0      0      0      0
TEMP............77     70     65     63     61     58
RH..............54     68     81     84     87     90
20 FT WIND DIR..N      NW     NW     W      W      W
20 FT WIND SPD..14     7      3      5      6      6
20 FT WIND GUST.20            5
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      4      5      5

$$
Forecaster...WFO GLD
Requested by...Jeremy Martin
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1714468.0/GLD
.EMAIL jeremy.martin@noaa.gov



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