Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR POWERLINE...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
355 AM CST FRI FEB 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2024 CST ON FEBRUARY 04.
.DISCUSSION...
MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES WILL BE DROPPING TO 15 TO 20 PERCENT
TODAY AND 10 TO 15 PERCENT TOMORROW. LIGHT WEST TO SOUTHWEST
WINDS THIS MORNING WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST THIS
AFTERNOON THEN TO THE NORTH BY EARLY EVENING WITH THE PASSAGE OF
A COLD FRONT. 20 FOOT WINDS 15-20 MPH SUSTAINED FROM THE NORTH CAN
BE EXPECTED BEHIND THE FRONT THROUGH LATE EVENING THEN WINDS
DIMINISH TO AT OR BELOW 10 MPH BY MIDNIGHT. SATURDAY...SOUTH WINDS
RETURN BY MID MORNING AND REMAIN VERY LIGHT THROUGH THE DAY.
OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY RECOVERY WILL BE FAIR REBOUNDING TO AROUND 50
PERCENT. NO PRECIPITATION WILL OCCUR THROUGH THE WEEKEND.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED UNDER 5 MPH...THEN
                    BECOMING NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (4100 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
CHC PCPN (%)....0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............31     30     35     44     51     56
RH..............45     48     40     29     23     19
20 FT WIND DIR..W      W      SW     SW     NW     N
20 FT WIND SPD..8      3      1      1      9      15
20 FT WIND GUST.10     5                    10     20
MIX HGT (FT)....BLW100 600    1300   1700   1300   600
TRANS WIND DIR..W      SE     S      SW     SW     W
TRANS WIND SPD..5      1      1      2      3      5
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........31-51 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH BECOMING TERRAIN
                    DOMINATED UNDER 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (0 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
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............56     49     42     37     34     32
RH..............19     25     35     40     43     46
20 FT WIND DIR..N      N      NW     NW     NW     NW
20 FT WIND SPD..17     15     13     11     9      8
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     15            10
MIX HGT (FT)....BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100
TRANS WIND DIR..NW     N      NW     NW     NW     NW
TRANS WIND SPD..10     11     10     8      7      5
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      4      4      4

.SATURDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........12 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........TERRAIN DOMINATED UNDER 5 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5
                    TO 10 MPH...THEN BECOMING TERRAIN DOMINATED
                    UNDER 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3800 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
CHC PCPN (%)....0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............30     31     38     48     56     59
RH..............48     44     31     20     14     12
20 FT WIND DIR..NW     W      SW     S      S      S
20 FT WIND SPD..3      8      9      9      9      8
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....BLW100 900    2000   2600   2100   1200
TRANS WIND DIR..NW     NW     SW     S      S      S
TRANS WIND SPD..3      2      2      2      2      3
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

$$

FORECASTER...AHLUCHAN
REQUESTED BY...ED WALDRON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160204.POWER.01/MAF


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