Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SE RIM FIRE...BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
450 AM CST SUN JAN 22 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0600 CST ON JANUARY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BOTTOM OUT AROUND 20 PERCENT THIS
AFTERNOON WITH DECREASING WINDS EXPECTED THROUGHOUT THE DAY. WINDY
CONDITIONS EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS WITH GUSTS NEAR 40
MPH POSSIBLE ACROSS RIDGETOPS. GUSTS THEN LOOK TO DIMINISH TO
AROUND 25 MPH BY AFTERNOON. RECOVERY TONIGHT WILL BE
GOOD. MONDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE SLIGHTLY DRIER THOUGH SOUTHWEST
20 FOOT WINDS ONLY 10 TO 15 MPH EXPECTED.

&&

FOR POINT-SPECIFIC FORECASTS PLEASE SEE THE POINT FIRE WEATHER MATRIX
PRODUCT ISSUED BY THE MIDLAND/ODESSA NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300-3300 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON, THEN DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0         0         0         0
LAL.............1         1         1         1
TEMP............44        42        48        57
RH..............41        44        33        22
20 FT WIND DIR..NW        NW        NW        NW
20 FT WIND SPD..30        25        21        19
20 FT WIND GUST.40        35        30        25
MIX HGT (FT)....BLW100    BLW100    2500      3200
TRANSP WIND DIR.NW        NW        NW        NW
TRANSP WIND SPD.31        28        21        20
HAINES INDEX....4         4         4         4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 VERY LOW TO LOW.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.

TIME (CST)      6 PM      9 PM      MIDNGT    3 AM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR     CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0         0         0         0
LAL.............1         1         1         1
TEMP............59        52        50        46
RH..............21        25        29        32
20 FT WIND DIR..W         NW        W         W
20 FT WIND SPD..15        13        10        8
20 FT WIND GUST.
MIX HGT (FT)....BLW100    BLW100    BLW100    BLW100
TRANSP WIND DIR.W         NW        W         W
TRANSP WIND SPD.13        13        12        10
HAINES INDEX....4         2         2         2

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1000-2700 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 5 VERY LOW TO MODERATE.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR     MCLEAR    CLEAR     CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0         0         0         0
LAL.............1         1         1         1
TEMP............44        45        57        65
RH..............36        38        24        18
20 FT WIND DIR..W         SW        SW        SW
20 FT WIND SPD..8         10        15        15
20 FT WIND GUST.
MIX HGT (FT)....BLW100    BLW100    400       2700
TRANSP WIND DIR.W         SW        S         S
TRANSP WIND SPD.10        10        9         14
HAINES INDEX....3         3         5         5

$$
FORECASTER...AHLUCHAN
REQUESTED BY...SHERMAN WALDRON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1700612.1/MAF



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