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Locally Heavy Rainfall from Texas Into the Southeast; Critical Fire Weather Conditions for Parts of the West

Locally heavy rainfall and flooding will remain possible from east Texas into the Southeast through Thursday. Meanwhile, critical fire weather conditions are again expected over parts of the Great Basin. Elsewhere, a low pressure system will bring heavy rainfall, gusty winds, and cooler temperatures to the Pacific Northwest. Large swells and rip currents will continue along much of the East Coast. Read More >

Station     PAFC     Elevation  144 FT
Tue Sep 22 13:20:02 UTC 2020

Morning Vent Factor:

Temperature           46 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      199.5 m
Mixing Depth AGL      156.3 m
Transport Wind        2.57 m/s
Vent Factor           401

Forecast for Afternoon Vent Factor:

Temperature           55 Deg F
Mixing Depth MSL      683.1 m
Mixing Depth AGL      639.9 m
Transport Wind        2.06 m/s
Vent Factor           1314

 Vent Factor is considered a measure of the volume rate of horizontal transport of air within the mixing layer, per unit distance, normal to the wind. Units are measured in square meters per second or knot-feet.