Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLAZING CLEANUP...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
720 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON APRIL 17.
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 REMAIN PRIMARILY LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH THE DAY
FRIDAY WITH PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM TO THE
UPPER 70S. RH VALUES WILL BE BETWEEN 40 T0 50 PERCENT IN THE
MORNING...DROPPING TO 30 TO 40 PERCENT IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCES
FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL INCREASE LATE IN THE DAY AND
WILL PERSIST THROUGH THE NIGHT AND INTO SATURDAY. WINDS SATURDAY
WILL BE STRONGER WITH GUSTS POSSIBLE. RH VALUES WILL BE HIGHER
SATURDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 6 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 2 TO 5 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (900-18900 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 6 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........50  50  49  52  57  60  64
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............66  69  71  74  75  76  76
RH..............52  47  44  40  37  36  36
20 FT WIND DIR..NE  NE  N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..3   3   3   5   5   6   6
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5
EYE LVL WND DIR.NE  NE  N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.2   2   2   4   4   4   4
EYE LVL WND GST.5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.6 4.5 6.3 6.9 7.5 8.1 8.0
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
MIXNG WIND SPD..5   3   3   3   2   2   2
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   4   4   4

$$
FORECASTER...AWB
REQUESTED BY...CHAD LORETH TYPE OF
REQUEST...PRESCRIBED .TAG 20150417.BLAZI.01/DMX



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