Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CROSSING...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
557 PM CDT WED JUL 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1740 CDT ON JULY 29.
.DISCUSSION...
VERY HOT CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO CONTINUE THROUGH EARLY EVENING.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 25 PERCENT WILL INCREASE DURING THE
OVERNIGHT TO A MAXIMUM OF 60 TO 65 PERCENT. WINDS WILL CONTINUE
NORTHEAST TO EAST AT LESS THAN 10 MPH. THERE IS A LOW PROBABILITY
THAT AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM EAST OF THE RIO GRANDE LATE THIS
AFTERNOON WILL MOVE WEST INTO THE FIRE OPERATIONS AREA EARLY
THIS EVENING. OCCASIONAL LIGHTNING ALONG WITH GUSTY, ERRATIC WINDS
ARE POSSIBLE NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORM. THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY IS
EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE BY SUNSET.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MAX HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    TERRAIN DOMINATED UNDER 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (86000 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (2200 KNOT-FT) IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 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............104    96     90     84     78     74
RH..............25     27     31     41     52     62
20 FT WIND DIR..NE     E      E      E      E      E
20 FT WIND SPD..8      7      7      8      3      3
20 FT WIND GUST.15            10            5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....9500   9500   1000   500    500    500
TRANS WIND DIR..E      E      SE     SE     SE     E
TRANS WIND SPD..9      9      9      4      4      3
VENT CAT........GOOD   GOOD   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
HAINES INDEX....2      2      3      2      2      2

.FRIDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 100.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
LAL.................1.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (59700 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
CHC PCPN (%)....10     10     10     10     10     10
TEMP............75     80     89     96     99     100
RH..............60     51     37     29     26     24
20 FT WIND DIR..E      E      E      E      E      E
20 FT WIND SPD..8      9      8      8      9      9
20 FT WIND GUST.                                   10
MIX HGT (FT)....500    500    4500   8000   8000   10500
TRANS WIND DIR..E      E      E      E      E      E
TRANS WIND SPD..2      2      2      5      5      6
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   FAIR   FAIR   GOOD
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
HAINES INDEX....3      3      2      2      2      2

$$

FORECASTER...JACKSON
REQUESTED BY...J ZUBIA
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150729.CROSS.01/MAF


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