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Spot Forecast for CSSA Rx...BLM
National Weather Service Austin/San Antonio TX
1111 AM CST Wed Feb 24 2021

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1200 CST on February 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Cloudy skies are being observed across the CSSA Rx area as of 11 AM
this morning. This trend is going to continue for the next 3 to 4 hours,
with skies becoming partly cloudy to mostly sunny around 3 PM this afternoon.
Winds are currently from the west and northwest based on latest observations
nearby the CSSA Rx area. Winds are forecast to become variable and light
for the next several hours and the stay out of the north or northeast
around 3 to 4 PM in the wake of the passage of a frontal boundary.
Wind speeds will range 3 to 6 mph mid to late afternoon.
Minimum relative humidity values will range from the lower to mid 50s.
No precipitation expected with the passage of the front.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....Around 79.
Min humidity........50 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southwest winds around 4 mph early in the
                    afternoon becoming light, then becoming
                    northeast around 4 mph late in the afternoon.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds 5 to 6 mph early in the
                    afternoon becoming light, then becoming
                    northeast around 5 mph late in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......3100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 6 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 to 6 or moderate to high potential for large
                    plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........50  35  19  14  14  27
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............68  71  75  79  79  79
RH..............79  73  65  52  52  50
20 FT wind dir..SW  SW  SW  E   NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..5   5   4   2   3   5
20 FT wind gust.6   6   6   4   5   6
Eye lvl wnd dir.SW  SW  SW  E   NE  NE
Eye lvl wnd spd.4   4   3   1   2   4
Eye lvl wnd gst.5       4   3   4   5
Mix hgt (kft)...1.6 2.0 2.7 3.1 2.7 1.9
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  S   S   SE  E
Transp wind spd.6   6   7   8   10  13
Haines index....6   6   6   6   6   5

$$
Forecaster...17
Requested by...Niles Ludlow
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 2102933.0/EWX
.DELDT 02/24/21
.FormatterVersion 1.0.26
.EMAIL nludlow@blm.gov


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