428  
FNUS74 KFWD 151002  
FWSFWD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR PALO PINTO 4904...TEXAS A & M FOREST SERVICE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
502 AM CDT MON AUG 15 2022  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 0900 CDT ON AUGUST 15.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HOT AND DRY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY WITH HIGHS AROUND 100  
AND MINIMUM HUMIDITY AROUND 25%. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WILL  
OCCUR THROUGHOUT THE DAY. RH RECOVERY IS EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 70% BY  
EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 99.  
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......7900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE  
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........40 40 30 30 30 30 30 30 35  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............81 85 88 91 94 97 97 97 99  
RH..............63 55 48 41 36 32 31 30 28  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 8 8 9 9 10 10 12 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 16 17 20 18 20 20 20  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.7 2.4 3.3 4.6 5.7 6.8 7.4 7.8 7.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.S S S S S S S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.16 16 16 14 14 14 16 14 16  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 5 5 5 5 5  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
MAX HUMIDITY........71 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT FALLING TO 500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE  
PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........40 50 50 50 50 50  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............97 93 87 84 81 78  
RH..............30 33 42 46 53 62  
20 FT WIND......S 10 S 8 SE 6 S 6 S 6 S 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.17 17 13 13 13 13  
MIX HGT (FT)....7800 1700 600 500 500 600  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 13 S 10 S 13 S 13 S 12 SW 9  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 4 4  
   
TUESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 101.  
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 6 OR LOW TO HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 

 
 
FORECASTER...DUNN  
REQUESTED BY...MARY HUMPHRIES  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 2216707.1/FWD  
.DELDT 08/15/22  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL CSDISPATCH@TFS.TAMU.EDU  
 
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