Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR EAGLE CITY WOODLAND...HARDIN COUNTY CONSERVATION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
918 AM CDT WED APR 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

AN INITIAL OBSERVATION AT IGNITION AND A MID BURN OBSERVATION ARE REQUIRED...
PLEASE RELAY THEM TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR EACH PRESCRIBED BURN.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

STRONG SOUTH WINDS...LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY...AND HIGHLY
COMBUSTIBLE SURFACE FUELS WILL MAKE FOR EXTREMELY DANGEROUS FIRE
WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 78.
RH..................37 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 26 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH INCREASING TO
                    28 TO 29 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 7 TO 13 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 38 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (0-48300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (157400-177400 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 25 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH INCREASING TO
                    28 TO 29 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........16  17  17  20  24  26  35
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65  70  73  76  78  78  77
RH..............37  31  28  26  27  28  31
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..25  26  28  29  29  29  28
20 FT WIND GUST.35  35  35  40  40  40  40
EYE LVL WND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.18  18  20  21  21  21  20
EYE LVL WND GST.35  35  35  40  40  40  40
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.0 2.9 3.7 4.3 4.8 5.4 4.8
MIXNG WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S
MIXNG WIND SPD..28  31  35  37  38  38  38
HAINES INDEX....6   6   6   6   6   6   5

$$
FORECASTER...LEE
REQUESTED BY...BLAKE HARRIS  NATURAL RESOURCE MANAGER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150401.EAGLE.01/DMX


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