Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOVEY PRESCRIBED BURN...USDA-NRCS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
302 PM CST TUE FEB 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CST ON FEBRUARY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

INCREASING WESTERLY 20-FOOT WINDS WILL PUSH MOISTURE EAST OF
THE AREA WEDNESDAY MORNING...RESULTING IN LOW RELATIVE
HUMIDITY DURING THE AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT THURSDAY WILL
BRING COLDER TEMPERATURES TO THE AREA ONCE AGAIN. RECOVERIES
WEDNESDAY NIGHT WILL BE MODERATE.

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PCT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 (LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (10900 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD
                    (124500 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CST)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............36     48     56     66     67
RH..............68     41     28     19     18
20 FT WIND DIR..W      W      W      W      NW
20 FT WIND SPD..16     19     19     19     17
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     25     25     20
MIX HGT (FT)....1000   1000   4500   6500   6500
TRANS WIND DIR..W      W      NW     NW     NW
TRANS WIND SPD..12     12     19     20     20
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   GOOD   VYGOOD VYGOOD
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      4      4

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PCT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD (108000 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (1800 KNOT-FT) IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............67     53     46     44     39     35
RH..............17     28     37     42     53     64
20 FT WIND DIR..NW     W      W      W      W      NW
20 FT WIND SPD..16     15     12     11     10     9
20 FT WIND GUST.20                                 10
MIX HGT (FT)....6000   6000   BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 500
TRANS WIND DIR..NW     NW     W      W      W      W
TRANS WIND SPD..18     18     10     8      8      4
VENT CAT........VYGOOD VYGOOD POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
HAINES INDEX....3      3      2      2      2      2

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PCT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (22700 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............32     31     37     42     47     48
RH..............75     81     65     54     44     42
20 FT WIND DIR..N      N      NE     NE     NE     E
20 FT WIND SPD..9      9      10     10     12     15
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....500    500    1500   2500   2500   4000
TRANS WIND DIR..NW     NW     NE     E      E      E
TRANS WIND SPD..5      5      12     5      5      6
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
HAINES INDEX....3      3      2      2      2      2

$$

FORECASTER...DEBERRY
REQUESTED BY...SCOTT BRYAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150225.HOVEY.01/MAF





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