474  
FNUS73 KDDC 130045  
FWSDDC  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR RIVER...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DODGE CITY KS  
745 PM CDT THU SEP 12 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1900 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 12.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (620) 225-6514, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
EAST TO NORTHEAST WINDS AT 10 MPH GUSTING TO 17 MPH AT 7:23 PM  
CDT/ 6:23PM MDT WILL DECREASE TO LESS THAN 10 MPH BY SUNSET.  
LIGHT EAST WINDS EARLY TONIGHT WILL THEN GRADUALLY SHIFT TO THE  
SOUTHEAST BY DAYBREAK. SKIES WILL BE CLEAR OVERNIGHT. THE RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND 30 PERCENT AT SUNSET AND THEN RISE INTO  
THE 50 TO 60 PERCENT RANGE AT MIDNIGHT. THE MAX HUMIDITY OF 77  
PERCENT IS EXPECTED AT DAYBREAK.  
   
REST OF TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........78 AT FORECAST START...MIN 55.  
RH..................31 PERCENT AT FORECAST START...MAX 83 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......WINDS EAST AT 5 MPH AT FORECAST  
START...OTHERWISE EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY  
IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL AT FORECAST START...OTHERWISE  
2800-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0-1300 FT AGL IN  
THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 14 TO 22 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 7  
TO 12 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH AT FORECAST START...MAX 5.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 11 PM 3 AM  
SKY (%).........0 0 8  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0  
TEMP............78 64 59  
RH..............31 54 67  
20 FT WIND......E 5G10 E 2G8 SE 2G7  
MIX HGT (FT)....4100 BLW100 100  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 22 E 16 E 10  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 5  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 84.  
RH..................MIN 34 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 13 MPH WITH  
GUSTS TO AROUND 19 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100-6400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTH 18 TO 26  
MPH LATE IN THE MORNING, THEN INCREASING TO 28  
TO 30 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 TO 6 OR OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........5 6 12 29  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0  
TEMP............56 61 75 80  
RH..............80 72 38 36  
20 FT WIND......S 1G2 SW 5G6 S 10G14 S 13G18  
MIX HGT (FT)....100 500 3800 6300  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 7 E 12 SE 22 S 28  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 6 5  
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (10-20 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 65.  
RH..................MAX 84 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 24 MPH  
EARLY IN THE EVENING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-6000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 0 FT AGL EARLY  
IN THE EVENING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 23 TO 30 MPH DECREASING TO 18 TO 20 MPH  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 5 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL  
FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........3 16 25 24 26 29  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............81 76 69 66 67 67  
RH..............37 46 63 70 73 78  
20 FT WIND......S 13 S 12 S 10 S 9 S 9 S 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.19 18 14 13 12 12  
MIX HGT (FT)....6000 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100 BLW100  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 30 S 26 S 20 S 20 S 20 S 18  
HAINES INDEX....5 4 3 3 3 3  
 

 
FORECASTER...BURGERT  
REQUESTED BY...KRYSTAL  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1915321.1/DDC  
.DELDT 09/12/19  
.EMAIL COPBC@FIRENET.GOV  
 
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