754  
FNUS74 KFWD 022300  
FWSFWD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR TAYLOR FIRE...TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
600 PM CDT THU OCT 2 2014  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1810 CDT ON OCTOBER 02.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THE COLD FRONT HAS MOVED THROUGH THE FIRE AND DRIER...COOLER AIR  
WILL SPREAD OVER THE AREA THROUGH FRIDAY. ALSO...GUSTY NORTHWEST  
WINDS WILL PREVAIL THIS EVENING...THEN RELAXING SOME AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
FRIDAY WILL BE COOLER AND DRIER WITH A GOOD POTENTIAL FOR VERY  
ELEVATED FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS. PLAN  
FOR MINIMUM AFTERNOON HUMIDITY NEAR 27 PERCENT AND BRISK NORTH  
WINDS FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 14 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-1400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 18 TO 26 MPH DECREASING TO 8 TO 16  
MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
MAX HAINES INDEX....5 (MODERATE).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........0 0 0 0 2 5  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............86 80 75 67 63 60  
RH..............27 34 42 58 65 72  
20 FT WIND......NW 14 NW 12 N 10 NW 7 NW 5 NW 4  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 20 13 10 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....5900 2400 400 300 200 100  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 26 NW 21 N 16 NW 13 NW 9 NW 8  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.  
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 12 MPH LATE IN  
THE MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200-7800 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 21 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MAX HAINES INDEX....6 (HIGH).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........7 9 9 9 10 10  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............58 55 70 76 80 79  
RH..............76 80 49 34 27 27  
20 FT WIND......W 3 NW 2 N 2 N 6 N 9 N 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 10 15 20  
MIX HGT (FT)....100 700 1900 4900 6900 7800  
TRANSPORT WIND..W 7 NW 5 N 5 N 14 N 20 N 21  
HAINES INDEX....5 4 4 4 6 6  
 

 
FORECASTER...HARRIS  
REQUESTED BY...TEXAS A M FOREST SERVICE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 20141002.TAYLO.01/FWD  
 
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