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SPOT FORECAST FOR EMIQUON PRESERVE...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN, IL
934 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MARCH 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

SURFACE WINDS WILL BE NORTHWESTERLY AT 8 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
AROUND 15 MPH THROUGH BURN TIME. MIXING HEIGHTS WILL INCREASE TO
ABOVE 3500FT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2000-3000 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    3400-5300 FT AGL LATE IN THE MORNING DECREASING
                    TO 2500 FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 12 TO 17
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (0-38525 MPH-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD (45080-90965 MPH-FT) LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO POOR (27024
                    MPH-FT) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)          9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).............5      5      7      5      6
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................54     61     65     67     65
RH..................57     44     37     32     35
20 FT WIND..........NW 6   NW 6   NW 6   NW 7   NW 6
20 FT WIND GUST.....15     15     15     15     15
EYE LEVEL WIND......NW 4   NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   NW 5
EYE LEVEL GUST......15     15     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)........2000   4000   5300   4300   2500
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 10  NW 15  N 17   NW 15  NW 12
CWR.................0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX........4      4      4      4      5
VRATE MPH-FT/1000...21     60     91     65     27

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 2 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (0-13454 MPH-FT).

TIME (CDT)          6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).............9      9      5      10     10     5
WEATHER COV.........
WEATHER TYPE........NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP................63     60     54     48     45     44
RH..................39     47     59     68     76     79
20 FT WIND..........NW 6   W 4    W 3    SW 2   S 2    SE 2
20 FT WIND GUST.....10     10     5      5      5      5
EYE LEVEL WIND......NW 4   W 3    W 2    SW 2   S 2    SE 2
EYE LEVEL GUST......10     10     5      5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)........1500   400    100    100    BLW100 BLW100
TRANSPORT WIND......NW 9   NW 6   W 5    W 3    SW 2   S 2
CWR.................0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX........5      5      5      5      5      4
VRATE MPH-FT/1000...13     2      0      0      0      0

$$
FORECASTER...BARNES
REQUESTED BY...THARRAN HOBSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150331.EMIQU.01/ILX






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