787  
FNUS73 KGLD 191048  
FWSGLD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR NORTHERN SHERIDAN COUNTY WILDFIRE...SHERIDAN COUNTY DISPATCH  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GOODLAND KS  
448 AM MDT TUE JUL 19 2022  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0600 CDT ON JULY 19.  
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.  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM NOON TODAY TO 7 PM MDT THIS  
EVENING...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WINDS WILL TURN TO THE NORTH BETWEEN 8-10 AM CDT AND INCREASE UP TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS  
AROUND 30 MPH. THE BREEZY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE  
MORNING BEFORE WANING DURING THE AFTERNOON PERIOD BACK DOWN TO  
AROUND 10-15 MPH. HOT TEMPERATURES WILL BE IN STORE FOR THE DAY  
TUESDAY WITH HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 100-103. THE HOT TEMPERATURES  
WILL ALLOW RH VALUES TO FALL BELOW 15% DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS.  
NO PRECIPITATION IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED TODAY.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 106.  
MIN HUMIDITY........15 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 9 MPH SHIFTING TO THE  
NORTH 12 TO 15 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND  
AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
 
TIME (MDT) 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........19 7 4 4 7 7 5 3 4 3 4 2  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............76 80 86 94 97 100 102 103 104 105 106 106  
RH..............50 45 36 26 24 22 20 19 17 17 16 15  
20 FT WIND DIR..S SW W NW N N N N N N N N  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 9 10 12 13 14 14 15 14 13 12 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 15 17 21 22 22 23 21 20 20 18 20  
HAINES INDEX....6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.  
MAX HUMIDITY........49 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
 
TIME (MDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........1 4 6 6 6 13  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 10 10 10  
TEMP............104 94 84 78 73 69  
RH..............15 22 30 33 40 47  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N N  
20 FT WIND SPD..12 8 7 7 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.18 14  
HAINES INDEX....6 6 6 6 6 6  
 

 
FORECASTER...WFO GLD  
REQUESTED BY...DISPATCH CENTER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 2215303.0/GLD  
.DELDT 07/19/22  
.EMAIL SDSOJESSICA@OUTLOOK.COM  
 
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