Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR S16...CAMP DODGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
744 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MARCH 27.
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 DOMINATE THE AREA THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL REMAIN
LIGHT THROUGH THE DAY WITH MAINLY HIGH CLOUDS APPROACHING LATE MORNING
THROUGH EARLY AFTERNOON AND OVERCAST BY MID AFTERNOON.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 5 TO 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 2
                    TO 3 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (9200-49700 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........17  19  23  32  36  42
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............35  38  40  41  42  42
RH..............41  35  33  31  30  31
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   NW  NW  N
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   6   6   5   3
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10      5
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   NW  NW  N
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   4   4   4   2
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10  10  10      5
MIX HGT (KFT)...5.2 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.3
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   NW
MIXNG WIND SPD..9   7   6   5   3   2
HAINES INDEX....2   2   2   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH
                    LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1900 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 2 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (2400-10400 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH
                    LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........54     62     72     82     84     83
WEATHER COV.....                     S CHC  CHANCE S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   SNOW   SNOW   SNOW
TSTM COV........
TEMP............41     36     34     32     31     30
RH..............34     45     51     58     66     72
20 FT WIND......N 3    NE 2   SE 5   SE 3   SE 3   SE 5
20 FT WIND GUST.5                    5      5
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 2    NE 1   SE 4   SE 2   SE 2   SE 4
EYE LVL WND GST.5                    5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....5100   3400   400    400    400    500
MIXNG WIND......SW 2   S 3    SE 7   SE 9   SE 10  SE 10
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      2      2      3

$$
FORECASTER...VACHALEK
REQUESTED BY...ANDY ROBY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150327.S16__.01/DMX



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