Routine Fire Wx Fcst (With/Without 6-10 Day Outlook)
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS AREA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
407 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING
FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER FOR THE
EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE AND THE WESTERN SOUTH PLAINS...

.DISCUSSION...
CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER LOOKS ATTAINABLE ACROSS THE WESTERN SOUTH
PLAINS TODAY BEHIND A DRYLINE. SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS WEST OF THE
DRYLINE WILL INCREASE TO 20-25 MPH AT THE 20-FOOT LEVEL WITH RH
VALUES BOTTOMING OUT NEAR 10 PCT. SOME QUESTION REMAINS HOW LONG
THIS COMBINATION WILL LAST IN THESE AREAS...BUT NEAR 3 HOURS SEEMS
REASONABLE. EAST OF THE DRYLINE...SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS ARE POSSIBLE
ESPECIALLY EAST OF THE HIGHWAY 70 CORRIDOR.


TXZ021-022-027-028-232230-
PARMER-CASTRO-BAILEY-LAMB-
407 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING
FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      87 (+4)      45 (-8)      77
RH % (24H TREND)      9 (-10)      43 (-35)     11
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   S 17 G31                  N  7
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SW 23 G33    SW 19 G34    E  6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    18080                     8388
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 32                     W  4
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ023-024-029-030-232230-
SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALE-FLOYD-
407 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      87 (+4)      46 (-8)      78
RH % (24H TREND)      13 (-6)      54 (-21)     13
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   S 18 G33                  N 10 G18
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 25 G35     SW 20 G34    NE  8
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    18192                     8605
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 31                     NW  4
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   3            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 80S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND
20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 70. WEST
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ033-034-039-040-232230-
COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-YOAKUM-TERRY-
407 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING
FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER...

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      88 (+5)      46 (-9)      78
RH % (24H TREND)      8 (-10)      37 (-39)     10
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   S 16 G26                  N  7
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SW 21 G32    SW 21 G34    N  6
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    17409                     8913
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 29                     W  3
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   3            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS AROUND 90.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ035-036-041-042-232230-
LUBBOCK-CROSBY-LYNN-GARZA-
407 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     20           0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      88 (+4)      48 (-8)      79
RH % (24H TREND)      16 (-1)      37 (-37)     12
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   S 15 G31                  NW  9
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 23 G33     SW 20 G32    NE  8
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    17271                     8770
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   SW 27                     NE  3
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   3            4            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS IN THE
UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ037-038-043-044-232230-
DICKENS-KING-KENT-STONEWALL-
407 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           30           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      88 (+3)      54 (-5)      80
RH % (24H TREND)      29 (+9)      74 (+2)      16
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   S 14 G31                  NW  7
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 23 G33     S 18 G31     NE 11 G18
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    12274                     8524
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   S 27                      N  7
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
90S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ025-026-031-032-232230-
HALL-CHILDRESS-MOTLEY-COTTLE-
407 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TODAY        TONIGHT      THU

CLOUD COVER           PCLDY        PCLDY        MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        TSTMS        NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           40           0
TEMP (24H TREND)      88 (+4)      53 (-4)      79
RH % (24H TREND)      26 (+1)      67 (-2)      14
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)   S 14 G32                  NW 10 G26
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 25 G35     S 18 G33     NE  9
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)    14427                     8610
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)   S 30                      N  6
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.FRIDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS AROUND 90. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS AROUND
60. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$







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