Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 291306
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SPOT FORECAST FOR FINN POND...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
806 AM CDT WED APR 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0825 CDT ON APRIL 29.
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.

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL BE PRIMARILY NORTHERLY...INCREASING TO 10 TO 14 MPH
WITH A FEW HIGHER GUSTS TO 16 MPH POSSIBLE AROUND IGNITION TIME.
MAY SEE A FEW FAIR WEATHER CUMULUS DEVELOP TOWARDS MIDDAY BETWEEN
5000-6000 FEET. RH VALUES WILL DROP IN THE AFTERNOON TO NEAR 25
PERCENT.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 7 TO 14 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1400-59700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (79200-107100 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........28  28  30  28  26  23  21  20  17
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............54  59  63  68  70  71  72  72  72
RH..............57  47  39  32  27  26  24  23  25
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..10  12  12  12  13  13  13  13  13
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.7   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.7 5.4 6.4 7.3 8.2 8.4 8.7 8.9 8.6
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
MIXNG WIND SPD..8   9   10  13  14  14  14  14  14
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   4   4   4   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 6 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO 3 TO 5 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (53300-104400 KNOT-FT)
                    DECREASING TO POOR TO FAIR (800-20300 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........14     12     11     10     9      8
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............72     66     55     50     48     45
RH..............25     27     45     58     65     73
20 FT WIND......N 12   N 8    N 6    N 5    NE 5   N 3
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10                          5
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 9    N 6    N 4    N 4    NE 4   N 2
EYE LVL WND GST.15     10                          5
MIX HGT (FT)....8300   5400   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......N 15   N 12   N 6    N 6    N 6    N 5
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...AWB
REQUESTED BY...DEAN NELSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150429.FINNP.01/DMX


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