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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR MATADOR WMA FMU79...TEXAS PARKS AND WILDLIFE DEPARTMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
610 AM CDT MON APR 21 2014

THIS FORECAST IS BASED ON AN IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NWS.

.DISCUSSION...
ANY LOW CLOUDS AND FOG THAT LINGER PAST SUNRISE WILL QUICKLY
CLEAR OUT BEFORE 10 AM. LIGHT NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH AT
BURN TIME WILL TURN DUE NORTH BY NOON AND INCREASE TO 15 MPH.
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL REMAIN QUITE MOIST THROUGH NOON DUE
TO EARLY MORNING FOG AND WETTING RAINS LAST EVENING...BUT WILL
BOTTOM OUT TO NEAR 40 PERCENT BY 4 PM.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........68 AT IGNITION...MAX 80.
RH..................67 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH AT IGNITION...
                    TRENDING NORTH TO 14 MPH BY NOON.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 3.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL AT IGNITION...INCREASING TO
                    10600-11100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO NORTH
                    12 TO 18 MPH BY NOON.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........33     23     30     30
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............68     74     78     81
RH..............67     50     43     40
20 FT WIND......NW 9   N 12   N 12   NNE 11
20 FT WIND GUST.15     18     20     20
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 55.
RH..................MAX 83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 14 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9600-10800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 12 TO 18 MPH DECREASING TO 2 TO 8 MPH
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........31     29     22     14     14     18
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............81     77     69     66     62     60
RH..............38     43     59     67     78     81
20 FT WIND......NE 10  NE 7   E 5    E 5    E 4    NE 2
20 FT WIND GUST.20     15     10            5      5
HAINES INDEX....3      3      2      2      2      2

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 84.
RH..................MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 14 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10800-11200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 2 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 7 TO
                    14 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........22     23     25     26     25     20
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............58     59     66     74     79     83
RH..............83     77     56     42     33     27
20 FT WIND......NE 2   NE 4   SE 9   SE 7   S 8    SE 10
20 FT WIND GUST.       5      20     15     15     20
HAINES INDEX....3      4      3      3      3      2

$$
FORECASTER...MATT
REQUESTED BY...DERRICK HOLDSTOCK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140421.MATAD.01/LUB






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