Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 161320
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SPOT FORECAST FOR MOUND CEMETERY...STORY CCB
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
820 AM CDT THU APR 16 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0820 CDT ON APRIL 16.
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...

CONDITIONS WILL BE PRIMARILY DRY TODAY THROUGH FRIDAY. WINDS WILL
BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE THROUGH THE DAY TODAY...PRIMARILY FROM THE
SOUTHEAST...BECOMING SOUTHERLY. LIGHT WINDS WILL PERSIST OVERNIGHT
AND INTO FRIDAY. SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY EARLY...CLEARING SOME
BY THE AFTERNOON. RH VALUES WILL BE AS LOW AS 35 PERCENT IN THE
AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........59 AT IGNITION...MAX 70.
RH..................57 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 47 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 2 TO 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1300-28400 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT...THEN
                    BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........55  52  50  47  46  48  52  54  57
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............56  59  62  65  67  68  69  70  70
RH..............57  55  52  48  47  47  47  47  47
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   SW
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   5   6   7   7   7   7   6
20 FT WIND GUST.
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   SW
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   4   4   5   5   5   5   4
EYE LVL WND GST.
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.7 1.0 2.3 3.6 4.9 5.1 5.4 5.7 3.9
MIXNG WIND DIR..S   S   S   SE  SE  SE  S   S   S
MIXNG WIND SPD..5   3   2   2   2   3   5   6   6
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 51.
RH..................MAX 83 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 2 TO 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (500-11100 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........62     63     61     48     43     40
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............69     65     62     58     56     54
RH..............49     56     62     72     74     77
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 3   S 2    S 2    S 2    NE 3
20 FT WIND GUST.       5                           5
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 4   NW 2   S 1    S 1    S 1    NE 2
EYE LVL WND GST.       5                           5
MIX HGT (FT)....2100   300    300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......SW 6   SW 5   S 2    S 3    S 5    SW 3
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

$$
FORECASTER...CURTIS
REQUESTED BY...AMY YOAKUM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150416.MOUND.01/DMX



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