048  
FNUS74 KFWD 111146  
FWSFWD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR FS-CADDO-UNIT 5-14...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
646 AM CDT FRI APR 11 2014  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 11.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
PLEASANT DAY TODAY WITH ELEVATED RH VALUES AND SOUTHERLY SURFACE  
WINDS OF 10-15 MPH. TRANSPORT WINDS WILL BE SLIGHTLY HIGHER...UP  
TO 25 MPH. RH VALUES NEAR IGNITION TIME WILL BE NEAR 80 PERCENT  
AND ONLY FALL INTO THE 50S THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS AROUND 10 MPH  
WILL CONTINUE OVERNIGHT AND THEN SPEEDS WILL INCREASE ON SATURDAY  
TO 15-25 MPH. WARM TEMPERATURES AROUND 80 DEGREES TODAY AND  
TOMORROW.  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).  
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 80.  
RH..................79 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 55 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 12 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE  
SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800 FT AGL AT  
IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2800-4600 FT AGL IN THE  
LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 23 MPH.  
MAX HAINES INDEX....4 (LOW) AT IGNITION...MAX 4.  
 
TIME (CDT) 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........65 52 43 40  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............65 70 76 79  
RH..............79 68 59 55  
20 FT WIND......S 10 S 9 S 8 S 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 15 10 10  
MIX HGT (FT)....2800 3400 3900 4500  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 23 S 21 S 17 S 17  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 63.  
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400-5000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-1900 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
MAX HAINES INDEX....4 (LOW).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........33 40 53 66 75 81  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............79 76 70 67 66 64  
RH..............57 63 74 83 83 86  
20 FT WIND......S 7 S 7 S 7 S 7 S 8 S 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 10 10 10 15  
MIX HGT (FT)....4800 3400 400 200 100 100  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 20 S 17 S 15 S 16 S 18 S 18  
HAINES INDEX....4 3 3 3 3 3  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 78.  
RH..................MIN 60 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900-3300 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 17 TO 26 MPH INCREASING TO 30 TO 36 MPH  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.  
MAX HAINES INDEX....4 (LOW).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........87 87 80 73 67 62  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TEMP............64 64 66 71 75 77  
RH..............85 85 82 72 62 60  
20 FT WIND......S 9 S 10 S 12 S 12 S 14 S 15  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 20 25 25 30 30  
MIX HGT (FT)....100 1000 2900 3200 3300 3300  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 17 S 22 S 30 S 32 S 33 S 36  
HAINES INDEX....3 4 4 4 4 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...JLDUNN  
REQUESTED BY...SHANE BEAVERS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 20140411.FSCAD.01/FWD  
 
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