Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Wichita, KS

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GRASS FIRE NEAR I-70...SALINE COUNY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WICHITA KS
520 PM CDT MON APR 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1735 CDT ON APRIL 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BUILD SOUTHWARD FOR THIS AFTERNOON AND
TONIGHT. GUSTY NORTH WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DECREASE AROUND SUNSET AND BECOME
LIGHT OVERNIGHT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 44.
MAX HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........STRONG NORTH WINDS OF 20 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS OF 30 MPH ARE OCCURRING
                    THIS AFTERNOON, THEN AFTER SUNSET THE NORTH WINDS WILL DECREASE
                    TO 5 TO 12 MPH IN THE EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........5 TO 6 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO HIGH POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3700-5500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-2000 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 12 TO 21 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
SKY (%).........2   2   2   1   1   1   2   3   3   3   3   3
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............73  69  63  59  57  55  53  51  50  48  47  46
RH..............22  26  33  38  42  46  50  53  55  59  62  65
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NE
20 FT WIND SPD..10  7   6   5   5   4   3   2   2   2   2   2
20 FT WIND GUST.20  15  15  10      5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...5.5 3.7 2.0 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NE  NE  NE
MIXNG WIND SPD..20  21  21  20  18  16  14  13  12  12  12  12
HAINES INDEX....6   6   6   6   6   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

$$
FORECASTER...JAKUB
REQUESTED BY...EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140421.GRASS.01/ICT






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