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FNUS54 KLUB 231955
FWFLUB

FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR THE SOUTH PLAINS AREA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LUBBOCK TX
255 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 9 PM
CDT THIS 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 EXTREME SOUTHWESTERN PANHANDLE AND THE WESTERN
SOUTH PLAINS...

.DISCUSSION...
RED FLAG CONDITIONS WERE JUST BEGINNING TO DEVELOP LATE THIS
AFTERNOON ACROSS THE WESTERN SOUTH PLAINS AND SOUTHWESTERN TEXAS
PANHANDLE DUE TO A SLOWLY MOVING DRYLINE. SCATTERED SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS
ARE STILL POSSIBLE THIS EVENING ESPECIALLY EAST OF INTERSTATE 27.
A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP INTO THE REGION OVERNIGHT INTO THURSDAY
MORNING SHIFTING WINDS TO THE NORTH. FRIDAY MAY BRING RENEWED FIRE
WEATHER CONCERNS WITH A RETURN TO STRONG SOUTHWESTERLY WINDS AND
MUCH ABOVE SEASONAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURES.



TXZ021-022-027-028-241045-
PARMER-CASTRO-BAILEY-LAMB-
255 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING
FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      46 (-8)      75 (-11)     45           87
RH % (24H TREND)      39 (-30)     12 (+2)      44           6
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                N 13                      SW 11 G20
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SW 20 G33    NE  7 G16    SW  7        SW 19 G26
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8321                      17190
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W  5                      SW 26
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   5            3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS
IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ023-024-029-030-241045-
SWISHER-BRISCOE-HALE-FLOYD-
255 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      49 (-6)      77 (-10)     48           89
RH % (24H TREND)      49 (-18)     14 (-4)      51           8
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                N 16                      S 12 G21
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SW 19 G33    NE  9 G18    S  5         SW 19
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8767                      16129
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N 14                      SW 26
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            3            3            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS IN THE
LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
LOWER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ033-034-039-040-241045-
COCHRAN-HOCKLEY-YOAKUM-TERRY-
255 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM UNTIL 9 PM THIS EVENING
FOR SUSTAINED 20 FOOT WINDS OF 20 MPH OR GREATER...RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF 15 PERCENT OR LESS AND A HIGH FIRE DANGER...

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      49 (-8)      77 (-11)     49           89
RH % (24H TREND)      32 (-33)     10 (0)       42           7
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                N 13                      S 10 G18
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SW 20 G33    N  8 G15     SW  5        SW 18 G25
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8402                      15312
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                W  4                      SW 25
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            4            3            3

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN THE UPPER
80S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...BREEZY. PARTLY CLOUDY. BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS
IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND
25 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID
70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 40. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ035-036-041-042-241045-
LUBBOCK-CROSBY-LYNN-GARZA-
255 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           NONE         NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     0            0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      52 (-6)      78 (-10)     52           90
RH % (24H TREND)      33 (-29)     13 (-8)      53           9
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                NW 14                     S 10 G19
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   SW 19 G32    NE 10 G18    LGT/VAR      SW 18 G25
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8541                      15131
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW  5                     SW 24
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            3            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS AROUND
90. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. PATCHY BLOWING DUST. NOT AS WARM. LOWS IN THE MID
50S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S. SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S.
WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS AROUND
70. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ037-038-043-044-241045-
DICKENS-KING-KENT-STONEWALL-
255 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     30           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      56 (-4)      79 (-9)      52           93
RH % (24H TREND)      70 (+4)      16 (-15)     61           14
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                NW 12                     S 10 G19
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 18 G30     N 13         LGT/VAR      S 17 G25
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8512                      14154
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                N  8                      SW 20
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            4            5            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S. SOUTH
WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.SUNDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. AREAS OF BLOWING DUST. LOWS AROUND 60. HIGHS IN
THE MID 80S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 20 MPH.
.MONDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 70S. WEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE UPPER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS AROUND 70.
NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

TXZ025-026-031-032-241045-
HALL-CHILDRESS-MOTLEY-COTTLE-
255 PM CDT WED APR 23 2014

                      TONIGHT      THU          THU NIGHT    FRI

CLOUD COVER           MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR       MCLEAR
PRECIP TYPE           TSTMS        NONE         NONE         NONE
CHANCE PRECIP (%)     40           0            0            0
TEMP (24H TREND)      54 (-5)      78 (-10)     48           90
RH % (24H TREND)      65 (0)       15 (-14)     59           13
20FTWND-VAL/AM(MPH)                NW 16 G28                 S 10 G19
20FTWND-RDG/PM(MPH)   S 18 G31     N 12 G21     LGT/VAR      S 18 G26
MIXING HGT(FT-AGL)                 8796                      15824
TRANSPORT WND (KTS)                NW  9                     SW 23
HAINES INDEX (HIGH)   4            4            4            4

REMARKS...NONE.

.FORECAST FOR DAYS 3 THROUGH 7...

.SATURDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. A 20 PERCENT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 60S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 90S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.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...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS AROUND 50. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.TUESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. COOLER. LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN
THE MID 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.
.WEDNESDAY...PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE
UPPER 60S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 15 MPH.

$$

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