Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOWE OAK RX 2015...STATE/FEDERAL OFFICIAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
908 AM CDT TUE APR 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 35 PERCENT AT IGNITION AND DROPPING TO
AROUND 23 PERCENT BY 4 PM. SKIES MOSTLY CLEAR AT IGNITION WITH
SOME SCATTERED CLOUDS DEVELOPING THIS AFTERNOON BETWEEN 2 AND 4
PM. SMOKE DISPERSAL IS EXPECTED TO BE EXCELLENT.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........60 AT IGNITION...MAX 69.
RH..................35 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 23.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 5 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 7 TO 12 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT /63200 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.
                    MAX...EXCELLENT /141400 KNOT-FT/.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 37.
RH..................MAX 66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING...THEN BECOMING NORTHEAST EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MIN...POOR /2200 KNOT-FT/.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 60.
RH..................MIN 29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MAX...GOOD /38800 KNOT-FT/.

$$
FORECASTER...WOYNICK/HELLER
REQUESTED BY...JASON HARTMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150421.HOWEO.01/TOP






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