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SPOT FORECAST FOR PALMER FIRE...TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
1034 AM CDT SAT AUG 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1027 CDT ON AUGUST 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGHS ARE FORECASTED TO BE IN THE MIDDLE 90S. DEWPOINT
VALUES SHOULD LOWER INTO THE LOWER 60S THIS AFTERNOON. THIS WILL
CREATE MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 32 TO 36 PERCENT RANGE.
SURFACE WINDS WILL REMAIN OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST AT 15 TO 20 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
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.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3800-5400 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 13 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........37  37  37  17  17  17  15  15
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............79  80  83  86  88  91  92  93
RH..............79  74  64  56  49  42  38  35
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   SE
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   8   8   9   10  10  10
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   SE
EYE LVL WND SPD.6   6   6   7   7   7   7   8
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4200-6000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1600-3400 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........15     16     32     32     14     56
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............93     89     85     81     78     77
RH..............34     39     51     64     74     80
20 FT WIND......SE 10  SE 12  SE 12  S 10   S 8    S 7
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     15     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 8   SE 8   SE 9   S 8    S 6    S 5
EYE LEVEL WIND..15     15     15     15     10     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      3      3      4

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 93.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600-5100 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........56     52     26     26     25     25
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............77     75     78     83     89     92
RH..............81     85     78     58     45     38
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 5    S 6    S 7    S 8    S 8
20 FT WIND GUST.                     10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 4    S 4    S 5    S 5    S 6    S 6
EYE LEVEL WIND..5      5             10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...29
REQUESTED BY...SARAH BROOKS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140823.PALME.01/EWX








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