488  
FNUS74 KCRP 041234  
FWSCRP  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR MATAGORDA ISLAND...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CORPUS CHRISTI, TX  
634 AM CST WED DEC 4 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0700 CST ON DECEMBER 04.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (361) 289-0959, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
LIGHT NORTHERLY WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE EAST THIS AFTERNOON.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1600 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 8 TO 12 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 (CST) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY COVER.......PCLDY PCLDY MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1  
TEMP............57 58 62 66 66 65  
RH..............96 91 79 71 69 72  
20 FT WIND......N 5 N 6 NE 6 NE 6 E 6 E 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.7 7 8 8 7 8  
20 FT WIND DIR..340 010 040 050 080 090  
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 4 N 4 NE 4 NE 4 E 4 E 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.5 5 6 6 5 6  
EYE LVL WND DIR.340 010 040 050 080 090  
MIX HGT (FT)....400 900 1400 1600 1500 1500  
TRANSP WIND DIR.340 010 040 050 070 090  
TRANSPORT WIND..N 9 N 10 NE 10 NE 12 E 12 E 12  
HAINES INDEX....5 4 4 4 4 4  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY PCLDY  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1  
TEMP............64 63 63 63 63 62  
RH..............74 81 85 87 90 93  
20 FT WIND......E 6 E 7 SE 6 SE 5 S 3 S 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.8 8 7 6 5 5  
20 FT WIND DIR..100 110 120 140 160 160  
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 4 E 4 SE 4 SE 3 S 3 S 2  
EYE LVL WND GST.6 6 5 4 4 4  
EYE LVL WND DIR.100 110 120 140 160 160  
MIX HGT (FT)....1500 1300 1000 700 600 400  
TRANSP WIND DIR.100 110 130 140 140 150  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 10 E 9 SE 8 SE 7 SE 6 SE 5  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.  
MIN HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1100 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY COVER.......PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY PCLDY MCLDY  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1 1  
TEMP............61 62 65 69 70 71  
RH..............95 96 91 83 79 79  
20 FT WIND......SE 2 SE 2 SE 3 SE 3 SE 5 SE 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 6 6 7  
20 FT WIND DIR..160 140 140 150 150 150  
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 2 SE 2 SE 3 SE 3 SE 4 SE 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.4 4 4 4 5 5  
EYE LVL WND DIR.160 140 140 150 150 150  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 500 800 900 1000 1100  
TRANSP WIND DIR.160 160 150 150 150 150  
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 5 SE 5 SE 6 SE 7 SE 8 SE 9  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4  
 

 
FORECASTER...WESTON  
REQUESTED BY...RYAN VICE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1919520.1/CRP  
.DELDT 12/04/19  
.EMAIL RYAN_VICE@FWS.GOV  
 
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