Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 272328
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SPOT FORECAST FOR CORK...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
628 PM CDT MON APR 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON APRIL 28.
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...

SKIES WILL REMAIN CLEAR THROUGH TUESDAY WITH LIGHT WINDS TONIGHT
AND A MODEST INCREASE IN NORTH WINDS BY LATE MORNING ON TUESDAY.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES IN THE 20 TO 30 PERCENT RANGE BY MID
AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 71.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 5 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (900-51700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (59600-108900 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........6   5   9   17  21  27  40  46  47
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............54  61  65  67  69  70  71  71  71
RH..............48  39  31  28  25  24  23  22  23
20 FT WIND DIR..NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   7   8   9   9   10  10  10
20 FT WIND GUST.            10  10  10  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   5   6   6   6   7   7   7
EYE LVL WND GST.            10  10  10  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.6 5.3 6.1 6.9 7.6 8.0 8.4 8.7 8.7
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
MIXNG WIND SPD..8   9   9   10  10  12  13  14  15
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   5   5   5   5   5   5

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 6 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (61800-108900 KNOT-FT)
                    DECREASING TO POOR TO FAIR (1200-26500 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........48     44     28     27     27     27
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............70     65     58     53     49     46
RH..............25     35     55     69     83     89
20 FT WIND......N 10   N 9    N 9    N 8    N 7    N 7
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 7    N 6    N 6    N 6    N 5    N 5
EYE LVL WND GST.15     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....8700   5800   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......N 15   N 13   N 8    N 6    N 6    NW 6
HAINES INDEX....5      5      4      4      4      4

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 5 TO 14 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1100-13600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (35000-87200 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........26        23        17        14
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............43        55        66        71
RH..............93        59        36        21
20 FT WIND......N 6       N 8G10    N 10G15   N 10G15
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 4G5     N 6G10    N 7G15    N 7G15
MIX HGT (FT)....300       3500      6400      8100
MIXNG WIND......N 5       N 12      N 13      N 12
HAINES INDEX....4         5         5         5

$$
FORECASTER...BEERENDS
REQUESTED BY...ANDY HUCK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150428.CORK_.01/DMX


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