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SPOT FORECAST FOR TH PLATEAU...US FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE AUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO TX
847 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CST ON JANUARY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL TRANSITION FROM A NORTHWESTERLY TO NORTHERLY DIRECTION
TODAY AS A COLD FRONT MOVES ACROSS THE BURN SITE THIS AFTERNOON.
NORTHERLY WINDS WILL INCREASE AND BECOME GUSTY BEHIND THE FRONT
BEGINNING LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUING THROUGH MOST OF
TONIGHT. NORTHERLY WINDS REMAIN INTACT FRIDAY MORNING...THEN
TRANSITION TO THE NORTHEAST AND DECREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON.
RAIN CHANCES BEGIN TO INCREASE FRIDAY NIGHT AS AN UPPER LEVEL
STORM SYSTEM APPROACHES FROM THE WEST.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AND INCREASING TO 7 TO 13 MPH IN THE LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AND INCREASING TO 7 TO 13 MPH IN THE LATE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 2900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 8 TO 14
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING. IN THE AFTERNOON...WINDS
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AND INCREASING TO
                    18 TO 27 MPH.

TIME (CST)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........40     49     57
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............66     70     72
RH..............55     43     38
20 FT WIND......310/6  340/9  020/10
20 FT WIND GUST.       15     15
EYE LEVEL WIND..320/5  350/6  020/8
EYE LEVEL WIND..       15     15
HAINES INDEX....4      5      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 25 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 22
                    MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........73     69     67     63     76     82
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............62     56     52     49     47     45
RH..............48     61     66     64     66     67
20 FT WIND......030/12 020/13 020/12 020/12 030/12 030/10
20 FT WIND GUST.17     17     15     15     15     15
EYE LEVEL WIND..030/11 020/12 020/9  020/9  030/9  030/8
EYE LEVEL WIND..17     17     15     15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      5

$$
FORECASTER...24
REQUESTED BY...BRETT IDOL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150129.THPLA.01/EWX










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