Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Omaha/Valley, NE

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SPOT FORECAST FOR OMAHA 52-2...BIA-WINNEBAGO AGENCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE
503 AM CDT WED JUL 20 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON JULY 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...EXCESSIVE HEAT WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO
8 PM CDT FRIDAY...

.DISCUSSION...

SOME SPOTTY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE OVER PARTS
OF THE REGION TODAY.

HEAT WILL START TO BUILD ACROSS THE PLAINS STATES TODAY, AND THIS
IS EXPECTED TO CONTINUE INTO AT LEAST FRIDAY. THE HOT AND HUMID
WEATHER IS IN RESPONSE TO A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE BUILDING
IN THE MID AND UPPER LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE OVER THE CENTRAL
UNITED STATES.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 95.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2100-3200 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 1200 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 29 MPH INCREASING TO 28 TO 30 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........41     34     29     24     17     13
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............77     85     91     95     95     91
RH..............85     70     60     51     51     60
20 FT WIND......S 12   S 14   S 15   S 17   S 16   S 13
20 FT WIND GUST.15     20     20     25     25     15
HAINES INDEX....4      4      5      5      5      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......0-300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 18 TO 24 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 95.
MIN HUMIDITY........54 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 18 TO 23 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...NWS OMAHA/VALLEY
REQUESTED BY...DUWAYNE TRAVERSIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160720.OMAHA.01/OAX



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