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SPOT FORECAST FOR KANSAS...INDIANA DUNES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
830 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT SIMILAR CONDITIONS TO YESTERDAY AT THE BURN SITE...EXCEPT MAYBE
SLIGHTLY LIGHTER WIND CONDITIONS. HIGH PRESSURE IS CENTERED OVER LAKE
MICHIGAN...THUS LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS WILL TURN NORTH
WITH SOME LAKE BREEZE INFLUENCE AS WELL. WITH THE ONSHORE FLOW...MIXING
HEIGHTS RIGHT AT THE LAKE SHORE WILL REMAIN LOWER THAN 1200-1500 FT AT
IGNITION TIME...AND LIKELY LOWER THROUGH THE AFTERNOON AS ONSHORE WINDS
INCREASE.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........50 AT IGNITION...MAX 51.
RH..................60-65 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 4 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
                    BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTS IN THE LOWER TEENS THIS AFTERNOON.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL AT IGNITION...HOLDING IN THIS RANGE
                    MOST OF THE DAY.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 3 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..54.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /3400 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...POOR
                    /6800 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........6   8   10  12  11  9   8   7   5
TEMP............50  51  51  50  49  49  48  48  47
RH..............61  59  56  58  61  61  63  63  68
20 FT WIND DIR..330 340 340 350 350 000 000 000 010
20 FT WIND SPD..3   4   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5       12  11  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.0 1.0 0.9 0.9 0.8 0.8 0.7 0.6 0.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.320 330 340 350 350 000 010 010 030
TRANSP WIND SPD.3   5   6   8   9   10  10  10  8
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
VRATE KT-FT/10003   5   6   7   7   6   6   4   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39.
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 3 TO 7 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (600-1400 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
SKY (%).........4   7   9   12  15  17  20  21  22  24  25  26
TEMP............46  44  42  41  40  40  41  40  40  39  39  39
RH..............71  76  82  82  85  85  82  85  85  89  89  92
20 FT WIND DIR..010 010 010 010 010 020 020 010 000 350 350 350
20 FT WIND SPD..4   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5   5                   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.030 040 050 050 040 020 010 020 030 030 020 010
TRANSP WIND SPD.7   6   5   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   5   6
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
VRATE KT-FT/10001   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY THEN
                    BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 53.
RH..................MIN 59 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 9 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 8 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 23 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..56.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1700-19900 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........27  32  37  43  48  53  58  61  64  67  70  73
TEMP............41  44  48  51  53  53  52  52  51  50  49  48
RH..............85  76  68  61  59  59  61  61  63  63  66  65
20 FT WIND DIR..350 350 350 350 350 350 350 350 000 000 000 000
20 FT WIND SPD..3   4   4   5   5   6   6   6   7   7   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5       10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.5 0.8 1.1 1.1 1.2 1.2 1.1 1.1 1.1 0.8 0.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.000 000 000 000 010 010 010 000 000 000 000 000
TRANSP WIND SPD.8   9   9   10  12  13  14  16  18  21  22  23
CWR.............10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
VRATE KT-FT/10002   4   8   11  12  13  14  17  19  20  17  12

$$
FORECASTER...DONOFRIO
REQUESTED BY...MARYELLEN WHITENACK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150428.KANSA.01/LOT



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