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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS AREA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS AND SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE...

.DISCUSSION...
FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BECOME INCREASINGLY CONCERNING FROM
FRIDAY THROUGH EARLY NEXT WEEK. AT LEAST ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER
CONDITIONS WILL DEVELOP ON FRIDAY AFTERNOON AS TEMPERATURES
FURTHER WARM AND SURFACE CONDITIONS DRY OUT. AREAS ACROSS THE
NORTHWESTERN SOUTH PLAINS AND EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS PANHANDLE
WILL SEE THE GREATEST THREAT ON FRIDAY.

SATURDAY WILL SEE EVEN WARMER TEMPERATURES AND AN INCREASE IN WIND
SPEEDS AS A POWERFUL UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM APPROACHES THE REGION. A
DRYLINE WILL SURGE EAST ON SATURDAY LEAVING MUCH OF THE SOUTH
PLAINS IN VERY DRY...WARM...AND BREEZY CONDITIONS. RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL LIKELY DROP INTO THE SINGLE DIGITS ON
SATURDAY WITH TEMPERATURES AROUND 10-15 DEGREES ABOVE SEASONAL
AVERAGES. WINDS WILL FURTHER INCREASE ON SUNDAY AS THE UPPER LEVEL
SYSTEM MOVES CLOSER TO THE REGION. HOWEVER...TEMPERATURES WILL BE
NEAR NORMAL ON SUNDAY AFTERNOON.



TXZ021-022-027-028-251100-
PARMER-CASTRO-BAILEY-LAMB-
257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER...

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      47 (-1)      85 (+11)     49           87
RH % (24H TREND)      43 (-8)      8 (-6)       75           8
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                SW 11 G21                 SW 11 G20
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S  5         SW 20 G29    SW 18 G28    SW 21 G33
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 15509                     14051
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 28                     SW 41
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...BREEZY. MOSTLY CLEAR. BLOWING DUST. LOWS IN THE UPPER
40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 25 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ023-024-029-030-251100-
SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALE-FLOYD-
257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER...


                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      49 (-2)      87 (+11)     54           90
RH % (24H TREND)      45 (-1)      10 (-3)      78           10
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 12 G23                  SW 14
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW 21        SW 18 G26    SW 19 G28
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 15709                     14653
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 27                     SW 40
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS
IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ025-026-031-032-251100-
HALL-CHILDRESS-MOTLEY-COTTLE-
257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)      51 (-5)      89 (+11)     59           92
RH % (24H TREND)      51 (-16)     15 (0)       77           18
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 10 G21                  S 14 G21
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   NE  5        S 21 G29     S 17 G28     S 20 G31
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 15466                     15799
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 24                     SW 36
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   5            4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
MID 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ033-034-039-040-251100-
COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-YOAKUM-TERRY-
257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER...


                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      50 (-1)      86 (+9)      53           89
RH % (24H TREND)      42 (+1)      9 (-4)       80           8
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 10 G20                  SW 12 G20
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   LGT/VAR      SW 20 G28    SW 17 G26    SW 20 G31
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 14846                     14422
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 26                     SW 38
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   5            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. BLOWING DUST. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S.
HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ035-036-041-042-251100-
LUBBOCK-CROSBY-LYNN-GARZA-
257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

...FIRE WEATHER WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SATURDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR
GREATER...RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND HIGH
FIRE DANGER...


                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      51 (-3)      87 (+9)      59           91
RH % (24H TREND)      48 (+5)      12 (-2)      85           10
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 11 G21                  SW 14
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   LGT/VAR      S 21 G28     SW 18 G26    SW 18 G26
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 14634                     15934
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 26                     SW 38
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   5            4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

TXZ037-038-043-044-251100-
DICKENS-KING-KENT-STONEWALL-
257 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

                      TONIGHT      FRI          FRI NIGHT    SAT

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       PCLDY
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         TSTMS
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            20
TEMP (24H TREND)      52 (-6)      87 (+7)      60           92
RH % (24H TREND)      53 (-9)      19 (+2)      88           20
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                S 10 G20                  S 14 G23
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   NE  5        S 19 G28     S 17 G25     S 20 G29
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 13820                     15852
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                SW 23                     SW 33
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   5            4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.THURSDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.

$$

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