Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Spot Forecast for Middleton Rx Burn...USDA-NRCS
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
727 AM CST Fri Jan 19 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CST on January 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING FOR GUSTY WINDS AND LOW HUMIDITY...

.DISCUSSION...
Warmer and drier conditions are expected today through Saturday and
surface low pressure to west will ensure sustained afternoon winds
around 15 mph and fire danger will remain high reflective of cured
grasses. Fire weather concerns increase Sunday when strong winds will
likely rake the area and with minimum RH very near 15 percent critical
fire weather conditions are expected.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........18-20 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South to southwest winds increasing to 11 to 17 mph
                    with gusts around 23 mph.
Mixing height.......2600 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 mph.
Haines Index........4 low.

TIME (CST)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky cover.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1
Temp............29     39     55     65     64
RH..............75     52     30     19     18
20 FT wind dir..S      S      SW     SW     SW
20 FT wind spd..9      11     13     15     13
20 FT wind gust.
Mix hgt (ft)....100    500    1400   2500   2100
Transp wind dir.SW     SW     SW     SW     SW
Transp wind spd.12     15     21     24     20
Haines index....4      4      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear (0-10 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 36.
Max humidity........85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 6 to 11 mph.
Mixing height.......0-200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.
Haines Index........4 fair.

TIME (CST)      6 PM      9 PM      MIDNGT    3 AM
Sky cover.......CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............56        48        43        38
RH..............26        40        55        70
20 FT wind dir..S         S         S         S
20 FT wind spd..12        11        10        10
20 FT wind gust.
Mix hgt (ft)....100       100       100       200
Transp wind dir.S         S         SW        SW
Transp wind spd.12        15        16        15
Haines index....4         4         4         4

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 74-76.
Min humidity........15 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Increasing south-southwest winds 11 to 18 mph before 1 PM.
Mixing height.......4200 ft AGL in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 19 mph.
Haines Index........5 moderate.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR    MCLEAR    CLEAR     MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............36        38        61        75
RH..............78        70        28        15
20 FT wind dir..S         S         SW        SW
20 FT wind spd..9         11        13        17
20 FT wind gust.                              23
Mix hgt (ft)....100       100       1600      3200
Transp wind dir.SW        SW        SW        SW
Transp wind spd.13        13        21        24
Haines index....5         5         5         5

$$
Forecaster...Murdoch
Requested by...Sawyer Warick
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1800519.2/MAF



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