Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Midland/Odessa, TX

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Spot Forecast for Hilltop...Texas A&M Forest Service
National Weather Service Midland/Odessa TX
1049 AM CDT Sun Apr 22 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1100 CDT on April 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Cool conditions this afternoon will result in minimum RHs around
25% while north winds decrease.  Winds will veer around to the
east overnight, then southeast Monday.  Temperatures will warm
to near normal levels Monday afternoon which will help drop RHs
to around 22%.  Southeast winds will increase to 6 to 11 mph
Monday afternoon.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (35-45 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 74.
Min humidity........26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 6 to 11 mph decreasing to 3 to 6
                    mph late this afternoon.
Mixing height.......1000-2800 ft AGL increasing to 5900-7500 ft
                    AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 5 mph.
Haines Index........2 very low.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1
Temp............53     65     71     74
RH..............64     40     30     26
20 FT wind dir..N      N      N      N
20 FT wind spd..11     9      8      4
20 FT wind gust.
Mix hgt (ft)....2800   4200   5900   7300
Transp wind dir.N      N      N      NW
Transp wind spd.12     8      7      5
Haines index....2      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (25-35 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....Around 47.
Max humidity........74 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds becoming east 4 to 8
                    mph in the late evening and overnight.
Mixing height.......7000 ft AGL decreasing to 0-300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest around 4 mph shifting to the east
                    around 6 mph early in the evening.
Haines Index........2 to 3 OR very low.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM      10 PM     1 AM      4 AM
Sky cover.......PCLDY     MCLEAR    PCLDY     PCLDY
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).10        10        10        10
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............73        61        57        50
RH..............26        41        49        63
20 FT wind dir..N         NE        E         E
20 FT wind spd..3         3         8         8
20 FT wind gust.          4
Mix hgt (ft)....7000      200       300       200
Transp wind dir.NW        E         E         E
Transp wind spd.3         8         9         8
Haines index....2         2         2         3

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 82.
Min humidity........23 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds becoming southeast 6
                    to 11 mph.
Mixing height.......200-1600 ft AGL increasing to 7800-9000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South around 10 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 3 OR very low.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky cover.......PCLDY     MCLEAR    MCLEAR    MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0         0         0         0
LAL.............1         1         1         1
Temp............48        64        75        81
RH..............71        48        33        24
20 FT wind dir..E         SE        SE        SE
20 FT wind spd..3          7        10        11
20 FT wind gust.
Mix hgt (ft)....200       2600      5400      8500
Transp wind dir.SE        SE        S         S
Transp wind spd.7         13        9         9
Haines index....3         3         3         2

$$
Forecaster...Lyster
Requested by...Fredericksburg Dispatch
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807284.1/MAF


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