Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Corpus Christi, TX

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Spot Forecast for Sinton Fire...DPS
National Weather Service Corpus Christi, TX
418 PM CDT Thu Apr 19 2018

Forecast is based on forecast start time of 1600 CDT on April 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (361) 289-0959, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...
Dry weather is expected tonight and tomorrow in San Patricio County.
Northest surface flow will gradually turn east on Friday, increasing
slightly in the afternoon. Rain chances increase beginning Friday night.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........27 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 10 to 12 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 10 to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......5000-5300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast around 16 mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      4PM 5PM
Sky cover.......MC  MC
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10  10
LAL.............1   1
Temp............78  77
RH..............29  31
20 FT wind dir..NE  E
20 FT wind dir..060 070
20 FT wind spd..12  10
20 FT wind gust.14  13
Eye lvl wnd dir.NE  E
Eye lvl wnd dir.060 070
Eye lvl wnd spd.9   8
Eye lvl wnd gst.11  10
Mix hgt (kft)...5.3 5.0
Transp wind dir.NE  NE
Transp wind dir.060 060
Transp wind spd.16  16
Haines index....2   2

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                    partly cloudy (40-50 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (45-55 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 59.
Max humidity........78 percent.
Eye level winds.....East winds 5 to 9 mph in the evening becoming
                    light, then becoming northeast 5 to 6 mph after
                    midnight.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 9 mph in the evening becoming
                    light, then becoming northeast 5 to 6 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......2800-4500 ft AGL decreasing to 200-1700 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....East 6 to 15 mph shifting to the northeast 5 to
                    8 mph late in the evening.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky cover.......MC  MC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  MC
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10  0   0   0   0   0   0   10  10  10  10  10
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............77  76  72  70  67  66  65  64  63  62  61  61
RH..............32  33  40  48  55  60  66  71  74  78  77  77
20 FT wind dir..E   E   E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind dir..070 070 080 080 080 070 060 050 050 040 040 040
20 FT wind spd..9   8   6   5   5   3   5   5   5   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.12  10  8   6   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   8
Eye lvl wnd dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Eye lvl wnd dir.070 070 080 080 080 070 060 050 050 040 040 040
Eye lvl wnd spd.7   5   4   4   4   3   4   4   4   4   4   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.9   8   6   5       4       5   5   5   5   6
Mix hgt (kft)...4.5 3.8 2.8 1.7 0.9 0.5 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.2
Transp wind dir.NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Transp wind dir.060 070 070 080 090 080 070 050 050 050 050 040
Transp wind spd.15  14  12  8   6   5   5   6   6   7   7   8
Haines index....2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2

$$
Forecaster...VEENEMAN
Requested by...Brandi Fisher
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807105.0/CRP
.DELDT 04/19/18
.EMAIL brandi.ashby-fisher@dps.texas.gov



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