253  
FNUS74 KMAF 111458  
FWSMAF  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HENDERSON...TFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MIDLAND/ODESSA TX  
858 AM CST THU JAN 11 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0900 MST ON JANUARY 11.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE MORNING, ALONG WITH A  
CHANCE OF RAIN. WIND SPEEDS SHOULD DECREASE, AND RAIN END, THIS  
AFTERNOON. MINIMUM RH WILL DROP TO AROUND 25 PERCENT, BUT RECOVERY  
WILL ONLY BE AROUND 40 PERCENT TONIGHT. WINDS WILL COME AROUND TO  
SOUTHEAST 5-10 MPH TONIGHT, THEN SOUTHWEST 10-15 MPH FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON. IT WILL WARM UP TO THE MID 60S FRIDAY, AND MINIMUM  
RH WILL DIP TO NEAR 20 PERCENT.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 30 MPH,  
DECREASING TO 6-11 MPH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300-6500 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 23 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......20 PERCENT.  
 
TIME (MST) 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM  
SKY COVER.......MCLDY MCLDY PCLDY PCLDY  
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).20 10 10 10  
LAL.............1 1 1 1  
TEMP............50 54 53 55  
RH..............58 36 24 22  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N  
20 FT WIND SPD..23 23 21 19  
20 FT WIND GUST.25 30 26  
MIX HGT (FT)....4300 4400 5800 6500  
TRANSP WIND DIR.N N N N  
TRANSP WIND SPD.40 32 26 22  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 2  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.  
MAX HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH BECOMING SOUTHEAST  
4 TO 8 MPH LATE.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-1900 FT AGL  
EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW TO LOW.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
 
TIME (MST) 5 PM 8 PM 11 PM 2 AM  
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0  
LAL.............1 1 1 1  
TEMP............51 43 36 33  
RH..............25 30 33 37  
20 FT WIND DIR..N NE NE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..11 9 8 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.  
MIX HGT (FT)....5600 300 400 400  
TRANSP WIND DIR.N NE E SE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.18 8 9 8  
HAINES INDEX....2 3 4 3  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).  
LAL.................NO TSTMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 3-6 MPH, BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
6 TO 11 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1200-3000 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 12 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR VERY LOW TO LOW.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
 
TIME (MST) 5 AM 8 AM 11 AM 2 PM  
SKY COVER.......CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR CLEAR  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0  
LAL.............1 1 1 1  
TEMP............30 34 49 63  
RH..............42 40 31 21  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE S SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 7 10 12  
20 FT WIND GUST.  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 500 1700 3000  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE SE S W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.10 18 13 16  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...LYSTER  
REQUESTED BY...TEXAS A&M FOREST SERVICE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1800294.1/MAF  
 
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