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FNUS73 KGLD 031805  
FWSGLD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR RX FIRE 5-3-2021...KDWPT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
1205 PM MDT MON MAY 3 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 CDT ON MAY 04.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (785) 899-2360 IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
TUESDAY DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS LOOKS DRY AS HIGH PRESSURE TRANSITIONS  
THROUGH THE AREA. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION OCCURS DURING THE  
EVENING HOURS.  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (MDT) 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........8 10 4 5 5 5 6 6 7 12 17  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............40 46 51 55 57 59 61 62 63 64 64  
RH..............73 58 48 40 37 34 32 31 30 29 29  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N NE NE NE NE NE E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 8 9 10 10 10 9 9 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST. 9 12 12 13 13 10  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
TUESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.  
MAX HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (MDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........22 22 25 32 59 68  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 10 10 10  
TEMP............62 53 48 45 44 43  
RH..............31 44 54 59 64 68  
20 FT WIND DIR..E SE SE SE S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 8 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.12 13 14 15 16 16  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 40 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (MDT) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........70 73 70 57 47 44  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........ S CHC  
CWR.............30 30 30 40 40 40  
TEMP............42 48 55 59 64 67  
RH..............73 65 57 50 42 39  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 12 13 13 12 12  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 17 18 20 21 20  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 5 5  
 

 
FORECASTER...WFO GLD  
REQUESTED BY...LUKE WINGE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2111436.0/GLD  
.DELDT 05/03/21  
.EMAIL LUKE.WINGE@KS.GOV  
 
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