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SPOT FORECAST FOR GOBBLERS KNOB...TXSAR-LIBERTY COMMAND POST
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
639 AM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0605 CDT ON APRIL 11.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
BREEZY SOUTHERLY WINDS HAVE HELPED LOW LEVEL MOISTURE INCREASE ACROSS
THE REGION. SOUTHERLY LOW LEVEL WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THE END
OF THE WEEK...BRINGING MORE MOISTURE TO THE AREA AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY
WILL INCREASE EACH DAY THROUGH SATURDAY. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR DRIZZLE
SATURDAY MORNING IN THE STRONG SOUTHEASTERLY FLOW. A DRY-LINE WILL MOVE INTO
WESTERN PARTS OF OUR FORECAST AREA SUNDAY AFTERNOON AND AHEAD OF THIS
FEATURE WETTING RAINS ARE POSSIBLE ALONG AND EAST OF I-35 WITH SOME OF
STORMS BECOMING STRONG TO SEVERE SUNDAY AFTERNOON ALONG AND EAST OF
HIGHWAY 71. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA LATE SUNDAY NIGHT
AND EARLY MONDAY MORNING. THERE IS A CHANCE FOR WETTING RAINS MONDAY
MAINLY ACROSS THE SOUTHERN COUNTIES AS THE COLD FRONT PUSHES SOUTH AND
INTO THE COASTAL PLAINS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 TO 6 OR OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 23 TO 32 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 22 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........72     63     36     36     10     25
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............63     64     70     76     80     83
RH..............82     78     68     56     49     45
20 FT WIND......S 9    S 12   S 14   S 13   S 12   S 13
20 FT WIND GUST.15     20     25     20     20     25
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 7    S 9    S 10   S 10   S 9    S 10
EYE LEVEL WIND..15     20     25     20     20     25
HAINES INDEX....6      6      6      6      6      6

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 13 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
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.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1200-1500 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 22 TO 31 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........25     33     59     59     82     100
WEATHER COV.....                                   PATCHY
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   DZL/FG
TEMP............83     78     73     70     68     66
RH..............47     54     66     72     78     83
20 FT WIND......S 13   S 13   S 13   S 12   S 12   S 10
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     20     20     20     15
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 10   S 10   S 10   S 9    S 8    S 8
EYE LEVEL WIND..20     20     20     20     20     15
HAINES INDEX....4      4      6      6      6      6

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 16 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 16 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 24 TO 28 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........100    100    85     85     66     71
WEATHER COV.....PATCHY PATCHY
WEATHER TYPE....DZL/FG DZL/FG NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............65     66     70     75     78     81
RH..............86     85     75     64     57     55
20 FT WIND......S 9    S 10   S 13   S 14   S 15   S 16
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     20     25     25     25
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 7    S 8    S 10   S 10   S 11   S 13
EYE LEVEL WIND..15     15     20     25     25     25
HAINES INDEX....6      6      6      6      6      6

$$
FORECASTER...05
REQUESTED BY...DAVID POPOFF
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140411.GOBBL.01/EWX







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