543  
FNUS74 KFWD 271414  
FWSFWD  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR POSSUM KINGDOM SP - UNIT 1...TEXAS PARKS & WILDLIFE DEPT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORT WORTH TX  
814 AM CST THU FEB 27 2020  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CST ON FEBRUARY 27.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SUNNY SKIES AND DRY CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED TODAY WITH WINDS  
INCREASING TO 10 TO 15 MPH BY AFTERNOON. HIGHS WILL TOP OUT NEAR  
60 DEGREES WITH MINIMUM HUMIDITY AROUND 20%. A COLD FRONT WILL  
MOVE THROUGH THE FIRE AREA TONIGHT SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT WITH A  
WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.  
MIN HUMIDITY........18 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 16 TO 20 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.  
 
TIME (CST) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............35 45 51 54 57 61 62 63 63  
RH..............54 40 32 27 24 21 19 18 18  
20 FT WIND DIR..S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 8 8 10 10 10 10 9 8  
20 FT WIND GUST. 10  
EYE LVL WND DIR.S SW SW SW SW SW SW SW SW  
EYE LVL WND SPD.3 4 4 5 5 5 5 5 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.2 1.7 2.4 3.3 4.4 5.2 5.7 6.2 5.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW SW SW SW SW SW SW W W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.16 17 18 16 16 17 18 20 20  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST AROUND  
5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 7  
TO 10 MPH OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........5 TO 6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
EVENING BECOMING LIGHT, THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST  
AROUND 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........0 0 0 0 0 1  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............60 52 46 43 40 36  
RH..............22 31 43 53 59 69  
20 FT WIND......SW 6 SW 3 W 3 NW 5 NW 5 NW 5  
20 FT WIND GUST. 4 4  
EYE LEVEL WIND..SW 3 SW 2 W 2 NW 3 NW 3 NW 3  
EYE LVL WND GST.  
MIX HGT (FT)....1600 600 400 500 400 400  
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 12 SW 10 W 9 N 9 N 9 N 8  
HAINES INDEX....5 6 6 5 5 5  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-5 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.  
MIN HUMIDITY........23 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST  
5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO  
10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 

 
FORECASTER...DUNN  
REQUESTED BY...KEVIN FERGUSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2003098.0/FWD  
.DELDT 02/27/20  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL KEVIN.FERGUSON@TPWD.TEXAS.GOV  
 
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