Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Amarillo, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ICE STORM RECOVERY...BORGER OEM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AMARILLO TX
607 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0700 CST ON JANUARY 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS TODAY WILL BE MAINLY OUT OF THE SOUTH AND IN THE 7 TO 12 MPH
RANGE, WITH MAYBE SOME AFTERNOON GUSTS IN THE 15 TO 20 MPH RANGE.
THERE MAY BE SOME PATCHY MORNING FOG, BUT THAT SHOULD CLEAR OUT BY
10 AM. FORECAST REMAINS DRY FOR THE NEXT COUPLE OF DAYS, WITH
TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 50S TO LOWER 60S.

.TODAY...

SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3500-36000 KNOT-FT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
LAL.................1.
MIN HUMIDITY........53 PERCENT.
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1500-3000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 8 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CST)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     43     46     51     55     51
RH..............91     79     73     63     53     61
20 FT WIND......SW 7   SW 9   S 10   S 12   S 12   S 12
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     15     15     15     15
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3
VRATE KT-FT/10004      5      15     27     36     19

.TONIGHT...

SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (0-6600 KNOT-FT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
LAL.................1.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-500 FT AGL.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............49     44     42     40     38     37
RH..............66     76     82     85     85     82
20 FT WIND......S 12   S 10   S 10   S 10   S 9    SW 8
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     15     10     10
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3
VRATE KT-FT/10007      7      0      0      0      0

.THURSDAY...

SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (0-16000 KNOT-FT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
LAL.................1.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1000-2000 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............36     36     45     54     60     61
RH..............81     81     58     42     33     31
20 FT WIND......SW 7   SW 7   W 7    W 7    W 6    SW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      5      5      5
VRATE KT-FT/10000      4      4      7      16     10

$$
FORECASTER...WEBER
REQUESTED BY...JASON WHISLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER
.TAG 1700453.1/AMA



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