Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Spot Forecast for Crown Mountain Fire...National Park Service
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1239 AM CDT Fri May 19 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0600 CDT on May 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Light to modest westerly downsloping or cross-sloping winds are
expected today at the burn site. Humidities this afternoon will
drop below 15 percent again but wind speeds should be well below
critical fire weather levels.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 83.
Min humidity........9 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Mixing height.......0-1900 ft AGL increasing to 12400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 16 mph shifting to the
                    southwest around 13 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
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............63     67     70     70     76     82
RH..............21     20     20     18     14     10
20 FT wind dir..NW     NW     W      W      SW     SW
20 FT wind spd..14     11     9      9      8      8
20 FT wind gust.       15
Mix hgt (ft)....BLW100 1900   4000   6200   8800   11500
Transp wind dir.NW     NW     NW     W      SW     SW
Transp wind spd.16     8      10     9      12     13
Haines index....3      3      3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 61.
Max humidity........46 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 8 to 13 mph.
Mixing height.......11800 ft AGL decreasing to 0 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph shifting to the
                    northeast around 11 mph early in the evening.
Haines Index........4 to 6 low to high.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM      10 PM     1 AM      4 AM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR    MCLEAR    MCLEAR    MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10        10        10        10
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............83        83        80        69
RH..............10        12        17        30
20 FT wind dir..S         E         E         NE
20 FT wind spd..7         7         11        13
20 FT wind gust.10        10        15        15
Mix hgt (ft)....11800     BLW100    BLW100    BLW100
Transp wind dir.SW        E         NE        NE
Transp wind spd.10        7         12        12
Haines index....5         6         6         4

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers and thunderstorms.
LAL.................1-8 strikes.
Max temperature.....Around 78.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 9 to 14 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected near thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......0-1700 ft AGL increasing to 5000-6700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 14 mph.
Haines Index........3 very low.
Chance of pcpn......20 percent.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY     PCLDY     PCLDY     MCLDY
Weather cov.....S CHC     S CHC     S CHC     S CHC
Weather type....RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
Tstm cov........S CHC     S CHC     S CHC     S CHC
Chc of pcpn (%).20        20        20        20
LAL.............2         2         2         2
Temp............61        67        58        59
RH..............44        45        62        67
20 FT wind dir..NE        NE        NE        NE
20 FT wind spd..12        13        12        13
20 FT wind gust.          15                  15
Mix hgt (ft)....BLW100    1700      5600      6600
Transp wind dir.NE        NE        NE        NE
Transp wind spd.10        12        17        12
Haines index....3         3         3         3

$$
Forecaster...Hennig
Requested by...Richard Gatewood
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1709593.2/MAF



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