Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FRIJOLE RIDGE FIRE...GUMO NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
447 AM CDT WED JUL 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1941 MDT ON JULY 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE.

THUNDERSTORMS IMPLY GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS AND LIGHTNING DANGER.

.DISCUSSION...

NEAR-NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND A CHANCE OF RAIN CAN BE EXPECTED THE
NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT THIS
AFTERNOON AT AROUND 40 PERCENT...AND AROUND 35 PERCENT THURSDAY.
RH RECOVERY OVERNIGHT WILL BE MODERATE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PCT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (29400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO VERY GOOD
                    (128000 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (MDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM
CHC PCPN (%)....40     40     40     30     30     30
TEMP............55     60     67     73     77     77
RH..............100    84     66     53     44     42
20 FT WIND DIR..SW     SW     W      W      W      W
20 FT WIND SPD..15     16     17     18     18     18
20 FT WIND GUST.              20     20     25     20
MIX HGT (FT)....500    500    3000   8500   8500   8000
TRANS WIND DIR..SW     SW     SW     W      W      W
TRANS WIND SPD..8      8      11     15     15     16
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   VYGOOD VYGOOD VYGOOD
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MAX HUMIDITY........67 PCT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (98000 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (4800 KNOT-FT) IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.

TIME (MDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM
CHC PCPN (%)....40     40     40     40     40     40
TEMP............76     73     71     68     66     65
RH..............42     46     51     56     60     65
20 FT WIND DIR..W      W      W      W      W      W
20 FT WIND SPD..19     19     19     19     19     19
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     20     20
MIX HGT (FT)....7000   7000   500    500    500    500
TRANS WIND DIR..W      W      SW     SW     SW     W
TRANS WIND SPD..14     14     5      6      6      9
VENT CAT........GOOD   GOOD   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
HAINES INDEX....2      2      3      3      3      3

.THURSDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PCT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (63700 KNOT-FT).

TIME (MDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM TSTORM
CHC PCPN (%)....20     20     20     30     30     30
TEMP............64     68     72     77     80     80
RH..............67     59     51     43     38     36
20 FT WIND DIR..W      W      W      W      NW     NW
20 FT WIND SPD..18     17     15     13     12     12
20 FT WIND GUST.                     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)....500    500    2000   6500   6500   6500
TRANS WIND DIR..W      W      W      W      W      W
TRANS WIND SPD..9      9      10     9      9      10
VENT CAT........POOR   POOR   POOR   FAIR   FAIR   GOOD
HAINES INDEX....3      3      2      2      2      2

$$

FORECASTER...DEBERRY
REQUESTED BY...JOHN CERVANTES  IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140715.FRIJO.02/MAF






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