853  
FNUS74 KFWD 221641  
FWSFWD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR UNION PACIFIC DERAIL...TDEM  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
1141 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 1126 CDT ON AUGUST 22.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
A FEW LIGHT SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE NEAR AND AROUND THE INCIDENT  
SITE INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON HOURS. THE RISK FOR A HEAVIER  
THUNDERSTORM AND CLOUD-TO-GROUND LIGHTNING WILL INCREASE THIS  
AFTERNOON AS WE GET SOME ADDITIONAL HEATING. THE MOST LIKELY TIME  
FOR ANY HEAVIER RAIN AND LIGHTNING APPEARS TO BE AROUND THE 2-5 PM  
TIME FRAME, ALTHOUGH THE CHANCE OF DIRECT IMPACTS FROM A  
THUNDERSTORM IS STILL 50/50. SHOWERS AND STORMS WILL BE MOVING  
TOWARDS THE NORTH-NORTHEAST TODAY AT ABOUT 20 MPH.  
 
PRECIPITATION CHANCES WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING AFTER ABOUT 7 PM AND  
IT APPEARS THAT THINGS SHOULD STAY DRY OVERNIGHT, ALTHOUGH AN  
ISOLATED SHOWER CANNOT ENTIRELY BE RULED OUT.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SCATTERED SHOWERS AND  
RISK FOR A HEAVIER THUNDERSTORM THIS AFTERNOON  
AND INTO THE EARLY EVENING.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 87.  
MIN HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.  
 
TIME (CDT) 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........94 96 94 92  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR TSTM TSTM  
TEMP............80 84 87 87  
RH..............87 79 69 63  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND A FEW ISOLATED LIGHTNING STRIKES.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........91 89 86 83 82 82  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TEMP............86 83 79 78 76 75  
RH..............70 79 82 82 85 87  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 90.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........83 79 72 64 59 55  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............74 75 78 83 88 90  
RH..............93 90 82 70 57 50  
 

 
FORECASTER...CARLAW  
REQUESTED BY...BRIAN BROCKETT  
TYPE OF REQUEST...HAZMAT  
.TAG 20160822.UNION.01/FWD  
 
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