Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST HALL FIRE...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX
432 PM CDT TUE JUL 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1448 MDT ON JULY 26.
.DISCUSSION...

.REST OF TODAY...
STORMS WILL REMAIN IN THE AREA THROUGH AT LEAST THIS EVENING. STORMS
ARE CURRENTLY DEVELOPING SE OF THE FIRE AND MAY PUSH OUTFLOW
WINDS ACROSS THE FIRE, LIGHTNING IS CURRENTLY 25 TO 30 MILES SE OF
THE FIRE. OTHERWISE VERY GOOD RECOVERY IS EXPECTED OVERNIGHT WITH A
LIGHT WEST WIND POSSIBLE AROUND 2 AM. VERY SIMILAR CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON BUT NOTICEABLY WARMER AND DRIER THURSDAY.
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS ARE POSSIBLE FROM OUTFLOW WINDS.

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87 TO 89.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST TO SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (56000 KNOT-FT).
LAL.................3.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....40 PERCENT.

TIME (MDT)      3 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR
CHC PCPN (%)....40
TEMP............88
RH..............27
20 FT WIND DIR..SW
20 FT WIND SPD..9
20 FT WIND GUST.
MIX HGT (FT)....8000
TRANS WIND DIR..SW
TRANS WIND SPD..7
VENT CAT........FAIR
LAL.............3
HAINES INDEX....2

.TONIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). SCATTERED
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66 TO 69.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 TO 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH/SOUTHWEST 4 TO 7 MPH, TURNING LIGHT WESTERLY
                    AFTER 2 AM.
HAINES INDEX........3 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1300 KNOT-FT).
LAL.................3 UNTIL 0100...THEN 1.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.

TIME (MDT)      6 PM         10 PM        2 AM
SKY (%).........MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....SCTTRD       SCTTRD       ISOLTD
WEATHER TYPE....TSTM         TSTM         TSTM
CHC PCPN (%)....30           30           20
TEMP............86           78           71
RH..............29           52           72
20 FT WIND DIR..SW           S            W
20 FT WIND SPD..8            7            5
20 FT WIND GUST.
MIX HGT (FT)....7500         400          400
TRANS WIND DIR..S            S            W
TRANS WIND SPD..6            5            6
VENT CAT........FAIR         POOR         POOR
LAL.............3            3            1
HAINES INDEX....2            3            2

.WEDNESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). ISOLATED SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87 TO 90.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WEST WINDS IN THE EARLY MORNING, TURNING
                    EAST/SOUTHEAST MID MORNING 6 TO 10 MPH. OUTFLOW
                    WINDS WILL POSSIBLE TO MOVE ACROSS THE FIRE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (60600 KNOT-FT).
LAL.................2 UNTIL 1300...THEN 3.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....30 PERCENT.

TIME (MDT)      6 AM         10 AM        2 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY        MCLDY        MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....ISOLTD       ISOLTD       SCTTRD
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR       RNSHWR       TSTM
CHC PCPN (%)....20           20           30
TEMP............67           81           87
RH..............85           47           34
20 FT WIND DIR..W            SE           SE
20 FT WIND SPD..5            5            9
20 FT WIND GUST.
MIX HGT (FT)....300          6100         9000
TRANS WIND DIR..W            SE           SE
TRANS WIND SPD..3            4            7
VENT CAT........POOR         POOR         FAIR
LAL.............2            2            3
HAINES INDEX....2            2            2

$$

FORECASTER...MURDOCH
REQUESTED BY...MATIAS TELLES
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160726.WESTH.01/MAF



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