Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PRAIRIE RIDGE SNA...IDNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LINCOLN IL
738 PM CDT WED AUG 24 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON AUGUST 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
VERY WARM AND HUMID CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY. A COOL
FRONT WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA IN THE AFTERNOON WHICH MAY BRING SCATTERED
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO PARTS OF THE AREA. WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT
WILL BE SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING AND THEN SHIFT INTO THE WEST
AND NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON. THERE MAY BE A FEW GUSTS UP TO
15 MPH JUST AFTER THE FRONTAL PASSAGE IN THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE
VARIABLE IN DIRECTION AND SPEED IN AND NEAR ANY THUNDERSTORMS.

.THURSDAY...

MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT EARLY, LOWERING TO 60-65 PERCENT PM.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON
                    AND EVENING.
LAL.................3

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
RH..............70     63     59     63     68     83     87     90     93     98
20 FT WIND......SW 6   W 8    W 8    W 6    W 3    NW 3   NW 3   N 2    N 2    N 2
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     10     10     10     10     10     5      5
EYE LEVEL WIND..SW 5   W 5    W 5    W 4    W 2    NW 2   NW 2   N 2    N 2    N 2
EYE LVL WND GST.15     15     15     10     10     10     10     10     5      5

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
LAL.................2

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........74     76     73     70     70     70
WEATHER COV.....       S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........       S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
TEMP............69     71     76     81     84     85
RH..............100    96     87     74     68     67
20 FT WIND......N 3    NE 3   E 4    E 3    E 3    E 3
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     10     10     10     5
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 2    NE 2   E 3    E 2    E 2    E 2
EYE LVL WND GST.5      10     10     10     10     5

$$
FORECASTER...SMITH
REQUESTED BY...BOB GILLESPIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160825.PRAIR.01/ILX



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