Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR EAST SWAN-NORLAND...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
843 AM CDT WED APR 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 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...

HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP SKIES CLEAR. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE
NORTH TO NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH...INCREASING THIS AFTERNOON WITH
GUSTS TO 15 MPH OR HIGHER. TEMPERATURES WILL BE AROUND 70 AND
RELATIVE HUMIDITIES WILL BE LOW THROUGHOUT THE DAY...AROUND 20
PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 8 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1600-43000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (65900-116200 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........12  13  13  11
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............67  69  70  70
RH..............22  19  20  22
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   NE
20 FT WIND SPD..14  13  12  12
20 FT WIND GUST.20  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   NE
EYE LVL WND SPD.10  9   9   9
EYE LVL WND GST.20  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...7.6 8.3 8.9 8.6
MIXNG WIND DIR..NE  NE  NE  NE
MIXNG WIND SPD..15  15  15  15
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 9 TO 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 2
                    TO 6 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE WEST AROUND 2
                    MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (58100-113900 KNOT-FT)
                    DECREASING TO POOR TO FAIR (500-21800 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........10     7      7      7      8      9
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............69     63     54     49     46     42
RH..............23     29     46     56     60     70
20 FT WIND......NE 12  NE 8   NE 5   E 3    E 3    SW 2
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10            5      5
EYE LEVEL WIND..NE 9   NE 6   NE 4   E 2    E 2    SW 1
EYE LVL WND GST.15     10            5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....8400   5500   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......NE 16  NE 13  N 6    NE 3   N 2    W 2
HAINES INDEX....5      5      6      5      4      4

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE EAST 6 TO 7
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........MISSING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO EXCELLENT (0-70400 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE EAST 6 TO 7
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........9         12        17        18
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............38        51        69        73
RH..............82        56        30        25
20 FT WIND......W 3G5     W 5       NE 6      E 7
EYE LEVEL WIND..W 2G5     W 4G5     NE 4G5    E 5
MIX HGT (FT)....300       2000      6800      8800
MIXNG WIND......M         M         M         M
HAINES INDEX....M         M         M         M

$$
FORECASTER...CURTIS
REQUESTED BY...ROB PATTERSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150429.EASTS.01/DMX


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