493  
FNUS74 KFWD 301450  
FWSFWD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR 2265 FIRE (WISE COUNTY)...TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
850 AM CST FRI DEC 30 2016  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1900 CST ON DECEMBER 30.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
ELEVATED TO NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS WILL BE  
POSSIBLE TODAY AS BREEZY SOUTH TO SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASE  
TODAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY SHOULD FALL TO NEAR OR JUST BELOW 20  
PERCENT NEAR THE BURN AREA. HIGH LEVEL CLOUD COVER INVADING FROM  
THE SOUTH MAY ALSO HELP TO KEEP WINDS A LITTLE WEAKER THAN  
YESTERDAY. GIVEN THE STATE OF 1 AND 10 HOUR FUELS HOWEVER...THERE  
MAY BE A POTENTIAL FOR QUICK FIRE SPREAD AGAIN TODAY.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.  
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 7 TO 15 MPH IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CST) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........36 29 64 61 58 55 53 58 64 70 76 83  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............31 33 30 37 42 48 53 56 58 58 56 53  
RH..............75 69 85 59 44 33 25 24 25 27 29 31  
20 FT WIND DIR..W W W S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..1 1 1 3 7 9 13 14 15 15 14 13  
20 FT WIND GUST. 5 5 10 15 20 25 25 25 25 20  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 46.  
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
25 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CST) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........89 89 90 90 90 91 91 89 86 84 81 79  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............51 48 47 46 46 46 46 47 47 48 47 47  
RH..............33 37 40 43 43 45 55 58 60 63 71 74  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..12 12 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 20 20 25 25 25 20 20 20 20 20 20  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CST) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........76 69 61 54 47 40 32 30 27 24 22 19  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............46 47 48 51 55 59 63 65 66 65 64 61  
RH..............83 83 83 77 66 57 50 45 43 43 43 46  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S SW SW SW W W W W NW NW  
20 FT WIND SPD..12 12 10 10 10 10 10 9 8 8 7 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 20 15 15 15 15 15 10 10 10 10  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4 4 4 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...BAIN  
REQUESTED BY...SAMANTHA HAMRICK  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1604533.1/FWD  
.EMAIL SHAMRICK@TFS.TAMU.EDU  
 
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