258  
FNUS74 KFWD 231706  
FWSFWD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR 342 GAS LEAK...RED OAK FIRE RESCUE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
1206 PM CDT THU APR 23 2015  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1135 CDT ON APRIL 23.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WINDS LATE THIS MORNING WERE EAST-SOUTHEASTERLY NEAR THE GAS LEAK.  
WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO VEER AROUND TO THE SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON  
WHILE INCREASING IN SPEED A FEW MILES PER HOUR. EAST-SOUTHEASTERLY  
WINDS OF 10 MPH (33 FT) WILL INCREASE TO 10 TO 15 MPH (33 FT) THIS  
AFTERNOON AS WINDS SHIFT MORE TO THE SOUTHEAST. CLOUDY CONDITIONS  
WITH HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY ARE LIKELY TO PERSIST ALL DAY TODAY.  
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE SHOULD TOP OUT IN THE MID 70S...OR ONLY  
5 TO 7 DEGREES WARMER THAN CURRENT CONDITIONS. ANY SHOWERS OR  
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN WEST OF THE GAS LEAK THROUGH  
THIS AFTERNOON. STORMS ARE LIKELY TO DEVEOP SOUTH OF INTERSTATE 20  
AND WEST OF INTERSTATE 35 LATE THIS AFTERNOON. STORMS WILL  
PROBABLY STAY SOUTHWEST OF RED OAK THROUGH SUNSET...IF STORMS  
DEVELOP AT ALL TODAY. PLEASE FEEL FREE TO CONTACT OUR OFFICE  
DIRECTLY AT 817-831-1595 IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR IF YOU NOTE  
CONDITIONS THAT ARE SIGNIFICANTLY DIFFERENT FROM THIS FORECAST.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.  
MIN HUMIDITY........76 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH  
EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE  
IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTHEAST 6 TO 9 MPH  
LATE IN THE MORNING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS  
EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......MISSING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 13 MPH DECREASING TO 6 TO 13 MPH.  
MAX HAINES INDEX....4 (LOW).  
 
TIME (CDT) 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........100 100 100 99  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TEMP............72 75 77 77  
RH..............84 79 76 79  
20 FT WIND......E 5 SE 7 SE 8 SE 7  
20 FT WIND GUST. 10 10 10  
MIX HGT (FT)....M M M M  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 10 S 8 S 10 S 13  
HAINES INDEX....2 4 4 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...CAVANAUGH  
REQUESTED BY...LANCE WILKINSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...HAZMAT  
.TAG 20150423.342GA.01/FWD  
 
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