276  
FNUS74 KHGX 182006  
FWSHGX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SHNF C 118/119...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HOUSTON/GALVESTON TX  
306 PM CDT THU APR 18 2024  
 
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF  
THE WEEK AND INTO THE WEEKEND. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS CAN BE  
EXPECTED OVERNIGHT WITH A LOW CHANCE OF ISOLATED PATCHY FOG  
DEVELOPING DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF FRIDAY. HIGHS ON  
FRIDAY WILL REACH THE UPPER 70S TO MID 80S WITH AFTERNOON RH  
RANGING FROM 55 TO 65 PERCENT. LIGHT NORTHEAST WINDS UNDER 10 MPH  
CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE DAY, BECOMING EASTERLY OVERNIGHT INTO  
EARLY SATURDAY.  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
TIME (CDT) 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY COVER.......MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC  
SKY (%).........75 85 83 74 66 60 56 55 55 57  
WEATHER COV.....PTY PTY  
WEATHER TYPE....FOG FOG  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10  
TEMP............70 72 76 78 80 81 84 85 85 85  
RH..............94 87 80 75 70 66 59 58 58 58  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NE NE NE NE E E E E SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..2 2 2 3 3 5 5 5 5 3  
20 FT WIND GUST. 3 3 5 6 6 6  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.0 1.8 2.2 2.7 3.2 3.7 4.0 4.1 4.0 3.1  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.3 0.5 0.7 0.8 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.2 0.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW NW NE SE E SE SE SE SE SE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.2 2 2 3 3 3 5 5 6 5  
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY COVER.......MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC CDY CDY CDY  
SKY (%).........59 61 54 65 69 72 77 82 86 90 92 90  
WEATHER COV..... PTY PTY  
WEATHER TYPE.... FOG FOG  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............10 10 10 10 10 10 10 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............84 82 79 74 73 72 71 70 69 69 69 68  
RH..............61 67 75 87 90 90 94 97 99 97 98 100  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 5 5 3 3 5 3 3 2 2 2  
20 FT WIND GUST.6 6 6 6 6 5 5 5 3 3 3  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.3 1.1 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.7 0.6  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.7 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE SE S S S S SE SE SE S S S  
TRANSP WIND SPD.6 5 5 5 6 5 5 5 5 5 5 3  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY COVER.......CDY CDY CDY CDY MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC  
SKY (%).........91 88 90 89 86 83 81 80 81 84 86 85  
WEATHER COV.....PTY SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....FOG RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
CWR.............0 20 20 20 20 20 20 50 50 50 50 50  
TEMP............67 67 69 72 75 77 79 80 81 81 80 79  
RH..............99 100 95 90 84 75 71 69 67 67 68 72  
20 FT WIND DIR..E SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..2 3 3 3 3 3 3 5 5 6 6 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.3 5 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 8  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.6 0.7 1.2 1.6 2.1 2.6 3.0 3.2 3.1 2.8 2.3 1.7  
MIX HGT (KM)....0.2 0.2 0.4 0.5 0.6 0.8 0.9 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.7 0.5  
TRANSP WIND DIR.SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
TRANSP WIND SPD.3 5 6 7 8 8 9 9 9 10 10 9  
 

 
FORECASTER...BROKAMP  
REQUESTED BY...STEVE FOSTER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2411349.0/HGX  
.DELDT 04/18/24  
.FORMATTERVERSION 2.0.0  
.EMAIL STEVEN.FOSTER@USDA.GOV  
 
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