Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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Spot Forecast for Salvage Yard Fire...Amarillo EOC
National Weather Service Amarillo TX
1019 AM CST Thu Dec 14 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1100 CST on December 14.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (806) 335-1421, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
The north winds will continue through the afternoon at 13-18 knots
before decreasing to around 10 knots after sunset. Min RH this afternoon
should remain above 40 percent and increase overnight. Winds are
expected to become light and variable after midnight.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (45-55 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Chance of pcpn......5 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 46.
Min humidity........40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 12 to 16 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-4000 ft AGL increasing to 3000-4500 ft AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North 14 to 21 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (30000-72000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      10     10     10
LAL.............1      1      1      1
Temp............41     43     44     41
RH..............42     45     45     55
20 ft wind......N 14   N 15   N 15   N 10
20 ft wind gust.21     21     18     15
Mix hgt (kft)...2.5    4.0    4.5    3.0
Transp wind dir.N      N      N      N
Transp wind spd.14     18     18     21
Haines index....2      2      2      2
VRate kt-ft/100030     64     72     54

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent) then becoming
                    mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 22.
Max humidity........96 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 6 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......1000-2500 ft AGL decreasing to 0-500 ft AGL in
                    the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Northwest 12 to 20 mph shifting to the west 6
                    to 10 mph in the late evening and overnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (0-42500 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky cover.......MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............39     35     32     29     24     22
RH..............59     66     75     81     96     96
20 ft wind......N 9    N 8    NW 7   NW 7   NW 7   NW 6
20 ft wind gust.12     10     9      9      9      8
Mix hgt (kft)...2.5    1.0    0.5    0.1    0.1    0.1
Transp wind dir.N      NW     NW     N      NW     NW
Transp wind spd.20     12     8      10     7      6
Haines index....2      2      2      2      2      2
VRate kt-ft/100043     10     4      0      0      0

$$
Forecaster...Ward
Requested by...Chip Orton
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1719990.0/AMA



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