299  
FNUS73 KGLD 181533  
FWSGLD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR NWS GOODLAND (TEST 7/18)...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
933 AM MDT WED JUL 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1000 MDT ON JULY 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (785) 899-2360 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).  
TEMPERATURE.........79 AT FORECAST START...MAX 93.  
RH..................64 PERCENT AT FORECAST START...MIN 33 PERCENT.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING  
AND EARLY AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WINDS SOUTH AT 7 MPH AT FORECAST  
START...OTHERWISE SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH IN  
THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON BECOMING  
LIGHT.  
 
TIME (MDT) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........50 35 19 26 32 39 43 47  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............79 84 88 90 92 93 92 91  
RH..............64 54 47 41 37 34 33 33  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S SW NW N N NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 8 7 5 2 1 1 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.10  
SURFACE WND DIR.S S S SW NW N N NE  
SURFACE WND SPD.7 8 7 5 2 1 1 3  
SURFACE WND GST.10  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 66.  
RH..................MAX 83 PERCENT.  
SURFACE WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
 
TIME (MDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........51 36 23 12 11 8  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............88 80 75 73 71 67  
RH..............36 48 61 67 72 81  
20 FT WIND DIR..E E SE S S SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 7 7 5 5 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.  
SURFACE WIND....E 5 E 7 SE 7 S 5 S 5 SW 5  
SURFACE WND GST.  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 98.  
RH..................MIN 20 PERCENT.  
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
TIME (MDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........3 4 4 5 10 11  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............67 78 90 95 97 98  
RH..............81 56 37 27 22 20  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W NW W NW NW  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 6 6 6 9 10  
20 FT WIND GUST. 12  
SURFACE WIND....W 5 W 6 NW 6 W 6 NW 9 NW 10  
SURFACE WND GST. 12  
 

 
FORECASTER...WFO GLD  
REQUESTED BY...NWS GOODLAND  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1813038.0/GLD  
.DELDT 07/18/18  
.EMAIL NWS.GOODLAND@NOAA.GOV  
 
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