Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for South Antelope RX...BLM
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
837 AM CST Wed Mar 1 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MST on March 01.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Temperatures are much cooler and winds lighter today in the wake of
a cold front that moved through the area early this morning. Surface
and 20ft winds should remain under 10 mph today with minimal gusts,
with 20ft winds varying between the northwest and northeast through
the afternoon. RHs this afternoon will be around 14% in the burn area,
with good nocturnal recovery and further increasing min RHs Thursday
(18% to 20%). Light southeasterly to southerly winds are expected
tonight, which will increase to 10 to 12 mph Thursday afternoon.

&&

For point-specific forecasts please see the Point Fire Weather Matrix
product issued by the Midland/Odessa National Weather Service Office.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........14 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......400-1600 ft AGL increasing to 7300-7500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 13 mph shifting to the west
                    around 7 mph in the afternoon.

TIME (MST)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky cover.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............46     53     57     58
RH..............35     24     17     14
20 FT wind dir..NE     NE     NW     W
20 FT wind spd..9      8      8      8
20 FT wind gust.
Mix hgt (ft)....4000   5500   6600   7500
Transp wind dir.NW     NW     W      W
Transp wind spd.9      3      7      7

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 28.
Max humidity........60 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 10 mph.

TIME (MST)      5 PM      8 PM      11 PM     2 AM
Sky cover.......CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............56        47        37        32
RH..............14        24        46        56
20 FT wind dir..W         S         SE        S
20 FT wind spd..8         9         10        9
20 FT wind gust.          10

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 60.
Min humidity........18 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds becoming south 6 to 11
                    mph.
Mixing height.......300-1700 ft AGL increasing to 7000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 9 mph.

TIME (MST)      5 AM      8 AM      11 AM     2 PM
Sky cover.......CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............28        36        51        59
RH..............60        45        27        19
20 FT wind dir..S         S         S         S
20 FT wind spd..3         9         12        11
20 FT wind gust.5         10
Mix hgt (ft)....300       1700      4800      6600
Transp wind dir.SE        S         S         S
Transp wind spd.9         17        12        8

$$
Forecaster...Phillipson
Requested by...Nathan Curnutt
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1702262.2/MAF



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