Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 171332
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SPOT FORECAST FOR JACKSONS...IOWA DNR-USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
832 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 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...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER ILLINOIS WILL KEEP WINDS LIGHT ACROSS IOWA
TODAY AND MAINLY FREE OF PRECIPITATION. ALTHOUGH MIXING LEVELS
WILL BE FAIRLY TYPICAL...TEMPERATURES AND HUMIDITY LEVELS WILL BE
SLIGHTLY ABOVE SEASONAL VALUES WITH INTERMITTENT MID AND HIGH
LEVEL CLOUDINESS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (45-55 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........48 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4800 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 6500 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 4400 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (600-39200 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........45  45  46  47  50  51  52
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............71  73  75  76  77  77  75
RH..............59  53  50  48  48  48  52
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   SE
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   7   6   6   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   SE
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   5   4   4   4   4
EYE LVL WND GST.
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.3 4.8 6.3 6.4 6.5 6.5 4.4
MIXNG WIND DIR..E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
MIXNG WIND SPD..6   6   6   6   7   7   7
HAINES INDEX....3   4   4   4   4   4   4

$$
FORECASTER...SMALL
REQUESTED BY...DARWIN MILLS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150417.JACKS.01/DMX


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