193  
FNUS73 KGLD 151846  
FWSGLD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LOGAN COUNTY FIRE...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
1246 PM MDT SUN APR 15 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1300 CDT ON APRIL 15.  
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
 
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES TODAY AND TOMORROW ARE  
EXPECTED TO SIT IN THE MID TO UPPER 20S. WINDS WILL REMAIN TO  
THE NORTHWEST FOR THE REST TODAY AT 15-20 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  
TONIGHT, WINDS WILL RELAX AND SHIFT TO THE EAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH.  
 
UPON SUNRISE TOMORROW, WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTHEAST AT 15-25  
MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. MONDAY EVENING THERE WILL BE A BRIEF LULL IN  
THE WINDS AROUND 10-15 MPH AND SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH THEN SOUTHWEST.  
 
TUESDAY MORNING, LOGAN COUNTY WILL LIKELY SEE SEE CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER  
CONDITIONS. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE WEST 25-30 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH WINDS 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 17  
MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
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.  
 
TIME (CDT) 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........0 0 0 0 0 1 1  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............45 48 50 53 55 54 54  
RH..............26 25 25 24 24 25 27  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N N N  
20 FT WIND SPD..14 17 17 16 15 13 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 30 30 25 20 15 15  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND  
5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
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.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........2 7 16 29 29 26  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............53 43 35 32 29 25  
RH..............28 43 61 66 75 84  
20 FT WIND DIR..N NE E SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 6 3 3 3 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 5 5 5 5  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 16 TO  
18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
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.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........21 20 17 14 13 13  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............25 33 44 53 60 65  
RH..............81 63 45 35 29 27  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 9 14 16 18 17  
20 FT WIND GUST. 10 20 25 30 30  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 3 4 4  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
TUESDAY
 
 
WARMER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 16 MPH.    
WEDNESDAY
 
 
COOLER. MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER  
60S. NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 21 MPH.    
THURSDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE MID 60S. EAST  
WINDS AROUND 12 MPH.  
 

 
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