Tuesday, August 21, 2018

HHH Hour By Hour Weather Forecast

If you are heading to Wichita Falls soon or already live here and will be in the ride on Saturday, it's time to break down the numbers and see what we can expect hour by hour during Hotter'N Hell 100 2018.  Let's take a look at the forecast and my take on what happens to you each hour.

Saturday, August 25, 2018:

(Ironic note, Saturday is exactly four months 'til Christmas, bet the weather will be a bit different by then, but I digress),

3:00 a.m.  The early morning wake-up call (wow, this is early!)
Temperature:  83°
Dew Point:  61°
Humidity:  48%
Wind:  ESE 10-15 G20 mph
Sky:  Clear

4:00 a.m.  Fighting the traffic...the one day each year I-44 comes to a stand still at Exit 1
Temperature:  80°
Dew Point:  61°
Humidity:  51%
Wind:  SE 10-15 G20 mph
Sky:  Clear

5:00 a.m.  Let's get some grub -or- oops I forgot to register...hurry!
Temperature:  78°
Dew Point:  61°
Humidity:  53%
Wind:  SE 8-13 mph
Sky:  Clear

5:30 a.m.  Praise & Worship
Temperature:  78°
Dew Point:  62°
Humidity:  56%
Wind:  SE 8-13 mph
Sky:  Clear

6 a.m.  Hurry-up and wait!
Temperature:  77°
Dew Point:  62°
Humidity:  60%
Wind:  S 5-14 mph
Sky:  Clear

7:05 a.m.  Zoom! Bang! Go!
Temperature:  77°
Dew Point:  62°
Humidity:  60%
Wind:  S 4-12 mph
Sky:  Maybe a passing cloud otherwise clear

8:00 a.m.  "This is Great!  Keep on going!"
Temperature:  80°
Dew Point:  62°
Humidity:  55%
Wind:  SSE 10-15 G20 mph
Sky:  Mostly sunny

9:00 a.m.  "The consumer show just opened, bet they aren't sweating..."
Temperature:  83°
Dew Point:  61°
Humidity:  50%
Wind:  SSE 10-15 G20 mph
Sky:  Mostly sunny

10:00 a.m.  "OK, now I'm tired, wish I was at that concert starting in a few minutes."
Temperature:  88°
Dew Point:  61°
Humidity:  43%
Wind:  SE 11-16 G20 mph
Sky:  Sunny

11:00 a.m.  "I want this to be done now, it's getting HOT"
Temperature:  93°
Dew Point:  60°
Humidity:  34%
Wind: SE 15-20 G25 mph
Sky:  Sunny

12 noon  "I can't take it anymore, I'm waiting for the wagon!"
Temperature:  97°
Dew Point:  59°
Humidity:  30%
Wind:  SE 15-25 G25 mph
Sky:  Partly cloudy

1 p.m.  "Ok, it's lived up to it's name and I'm exhausted! Whew!"
Temperature:  99°
Dew Point:  58°
Humidity:  27%
Wind:  SE 17-22 G27 mph
Sky:  Partly cloudy

Remainder of Afternoon
High Temperature:  102°
Maximum wind:  SE 22 G30 mph.

Hope you have a great ride, take care of yourself and we're thrilled that you are in Wichita Falls for this year's Hotter'N Hell 100.

See you in 2019!

Meteorologist Bryan W. Rupp