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Spot Forecast for Rice County Fire...Rice County Emergency Management
National Weather Service Wichita KS
549 PM CDT Thu Apr 12 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1900 CDT on April 12.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact us via NWS Chat, 800mhz radio or phone if you have
questions or concerns with this forecast,

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 8 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM FRIDAY TO 7 PM CDT
SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...

.REST OF TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (10-20 percent).
CWR.................0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 62.
Max humidity........57 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts to around
                    28 mph.
Mixing height.......900-2700 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........South 37 to 45 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5 OR or low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........26  19  13  7   12  21  22  23  22  23  24
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............84  82  78  75  73  72  71  69  68  66  64
RH..............34  40  46  51  55  57  57  56  54  53  53
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..16  17  17  18  19  20  20  19  17  16  15
20 FT wind gust.23  24  25  26  26  28  28  26  25  23  22
Mix hgt (kft)...2.7 2.2 1.7 1.2 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.3 1.2 1.1 0.9
Mixing wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Mixing wind spd.39  41  43  44  45  45  44  43  41  39  37
Haines index....5   5   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (30-40 percent). Slight chance of
                    showers in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 71.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 14 to 19 mph. Gusts up to 33 mph.
Mixing height.......600-1400 ft AGL increasing to 3700 ft AGL late
                    in the morning, then increasing to 6100 ft AGL
                    early in the afternoon increasing to 8400-9500
                    ft AGL early in the afternoon increasing to
                    10600-11800 ft AGL decreasing to 8900 ft AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Mixing winds........South 26 to 35 mph shifting to the southwest 32
                    to 38 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 to 6 OR or low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or high potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........24  25  23  20  18  20  23  25  32  38  45  52
Weather cov.....                            SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH
Weather type....                            RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............62  62  63  65  67  69  71  71  71  69  67  63
RH..............53  52  50  46  42  37  33  30  30  31  33  37
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W
20 FT wind spd..14  14  14  14  15  17  18  19  19  19  19  17
20 FT wind gust.21  21  21  21  22  23  26  26  26  26  26  25
Mix hgt (kft)...0.7 0.6 0.8 1.1 1.4 3.7 6.1 8.4 9.5 11  12  8.9
Mixing wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   SW  SW
Mixing wind spd.33  31  29  26  26  30  35  38  37  35  32  32
Haines index....4   4   4   5   5   5   6   6   6   6   6   5

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent). Slight chance of
                    rain showers in the evening, then chance of
                    rain, light freezing rain and snow after
                    midnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 30.
Max humidity........76 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 20 to 24 mph with gusts to
                    around 32 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL decreasing to 1500-3400 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........West 25 to 33 mph shifting to the northwest 36
                    to 40 mph early in the morning.
Haines Index........3 to 5 OR or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........59  66  68  71  72  72  72  72  76  85  89  90
Weather cov.....SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC
Weather type....RW  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RN  RS  ZRS
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Temp............59  54  50  48  45  42  39  37  35  34  33  32
RH..............43  47  52  53  58  63  66  69  71  73  74  75
20 FT wind dir..W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..20  22  21  20  20  20  21  22  22  23  23  24
20 FT wind gust.28  30  29  28  28  28  29  30  30  30  31  32
Mix hgt (kft)...6.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 2.9 2.3 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.7
Mixing wind dir.W   NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW
Mixing wind spd.31  31  29  26  25  26  29  31  33  36  38  40
Haines index....5   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3   3   3   3

$$
Forecaster...Pearce
Requested by...Greg Klein
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1806553.0/ICT
.EMAIL gregk@ricecountyems.com



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