355  
FNUS74 KHUN 161009  
FWSHUN  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR STRAW RIDDLE...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HUNTSVILLE AL  
509 AM CDT TUE APR 16 2024  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON APRIL 16.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS MORNING AND BY 10 AM, TRANSPORT SPEEDS  
WILL BE 13-20 MPH. 20 FT WIND GUSTS WILL REACH 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. MIXING  
HEIGHTS WILL CLIMB ABOVE 2000 FT AGL JUST AFTER 10 AM, CLIMBING ABOVE  
3000 FT AGL BY 1 PM. NO RAIN IS FORESEEN TODAY, BUT SCATTERED SHOWERS  
AND A FEW THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE EARLY WEDNESDAY MORNING.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.  
CWR.................0 PERCENT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 13 TO 20 MPH.  
LVORI...............3.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........72 69 47 32 47 53 57 59 45  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TEMP............65 70 74 77 79 80 81 82 80  
RH..............87 71 62 52 49 45 42 40 42  
20 FT WIND DIR..180 180 180 180 180 190 180 180 180  
20 FT WIND SPD..12 13 13 13 12 13 14 13 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.17 18 18 18 18 18 20 20 20  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.1 1.4 2.1 2.8 3.5 3.3 3.1 3.0 2.1  
TRANSP WIND DIR.180 180 180 190 190 190 180 180 180  
TRANSP WIND SPD.13 15 17 17 18 20 20 20 18  
DISPERSION IDX..11 17 44 53 64 66 48 63 47  
LVORI...........5 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.  
MAX HUMIDITY........90 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 20 PERCENT EARLY IN  
THE MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 12 TO 16 MPH.  
LVORI...............3.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........72 65 79 69 65 72 69 65 79 82 84 80  
WEATHER COV..... SCH  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW  
TEMP............80 78 73 72 71 70 69 67 67 65 65 65  
RH..............42 47 57 61 63 63 66 68 70 75 75 78  
20 FT WIND DIR..180 180 170 170 180 180 190 190 190 190 190 190  
20 FT WIND SPD..14 13 14 17 20 20 20 18 18 18 16 16  
20 FT WIND GUST.21 20 22 25 30 30 30 29 28 26 24 23  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.3 0.4 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.4 0.4 0.4  
TRANSP WIND DIR.180 180 180 170 170 180 190 190 190 190 180 180  
TRANSP WIND SPD.16 14 14 14 14 14 13 13 13 14 14 12  
DISPERSION IDX..24 0 8 8 7 7 11 11 11 12 12 10  
LVORI...........1 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 10 10 10 10 10 10 20  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
THROUGH THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.  
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
CWR.................30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE  
MORNING, THEN DECREASING TO 30 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 9 TO 17 MPH.  
LVORI...............4.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........83 90 92 94 94 92 91 89 88 86 85 83  
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TEMP............64 64 64 66 67 69 71 72 73 74 75 75  
RH..............81 84 90 87 87 84 83 79 77 73 71 72  
20 FT WIND DIR..190 190 190 190 190 190 200 200 200 210 210 210  
20 FT WIND SPD..14 12 12 14 13 13 13 12 12 10 10 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.21 18 18 21 18 17 18 18 17 17 16 16  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.4 0.4 0.7 1.1 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.3 1.0  
TRANSP WIND DIR.190 190 190 200 210 200 200 200 200 200 200 190  
TRANSP WIND SPD.10 9 12 15 17 17 16 15 15 16 15 13  
DISPERSION IDX..9 8 10 13 19 28 26 25 24 29 26 15  
LVORI...........4 5 5 5 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3  
CWR.............30 50 50 50 50 50 50 30 30 30 30 30  
 

 
FORECASTER...KULA  
REQUESTED BY...CLARK  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2410809.1/HUN  
.DELDT 04/16/24  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL KERRY.CLARK@USDA.GOV  
 
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