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SPOT FORECAST FOR FS-CADDO-UNIT 5-14...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX
646 AM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 11.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

PLEASANT DAY TODAY WITH ELEVATED RH VALUES AND SOUTHERLY SURFACE
WINDS OF 10-15 MPH. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER...UP
TO 25 MPH. RH VALUES NEAR IGNITION TIME WILL BE NEAR 80 PERCENT
AND ONLY FALL INTO THE 50S THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS AROUND 10 MPH
WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND THEN SPEEDS WILL INCREASE ON SATURDAY
TO 15-25 MPH. WARM TEMPERATURES AROUND 80 DEGREES TODAY AND
TOMORROW.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 80.
RH..................79 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 12 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2800-4600 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 23 MPH.
MAX HAINES INDEX....4 (LOW) AT IGNITION...MAX 4.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........65     52     43     40
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............65     70     76     79
RH..............79     68     59     55
20 FT WIND......S 10   S 9    S 8    S 7
20 FT WIND GUST.20     15     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....2800   3400   3900   4500
TRANSPORT WIND..S 23   S 21   S 17   S 17
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 63.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-5000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-1900 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
MAX HAINES INDEX....4 (LOW).

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........33     40     53     66     75     81
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............79     76     70     67     66     64
RH..............57     63     74     83     83     86
20 FT WIND......S 7    S 7    S 7    S 7    S 8    S 9
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     15
MIX HGT (FT)....4800   3400   400    200    100    100
TRANSPORT WIND..S 20   S 17   S 15   S 16   S 18   S 18
HAINES INDEX....4      3      3      3      3      3

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 78.
RH..................MIN 60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900-3300 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 17 TO 26 MPH INCREASING TO 30 TO 36 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MAX HAINES INDEX....4 (LOW).

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........87     87     80     73     67     62
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............64     64     66     71     75     77
RH..............85     85     82     72     62     60
20 FT WIND......S 9    S 10   S 12   S 12   S 14   S 15
20 FT WIND GUST.15     20     25     25     30     30
MIX HGT (FT)....100    1000   2900   3200   3300   3300
TRANSPORT WIND..S 17   S 22   S 30   S 32   S 33   S 36
HAINES INDEX....3      4      4      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...JLDUNN
REQUESTED BY...SHANE BEAVERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140411.FSCAD.01/FWD






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