Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCKY ROAD...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
537 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY AS THE FIRST PART OF A STORM
SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. LATE TONIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY
WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THE
SECOND PART OF THE STORM SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX -GFDI- DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR
PRECIPITATION THAT OCCURS OR ANY SNOW ON THE GROUND. PLEASE
MAKE APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENTS.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........48 AT IGNITION...MAX 61.
RH..................61 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 41 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................NONE
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2200-3400 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 9 TO 18 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 22
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............48     55     59     61     59
RH..............61     48     43     41     45
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 7   SE 8   SE 8   SE 9   SE 10
EYE LVL WND GST.15     15     15     15     20
MIX HGT (FT)....2200   3200   3400   3200   2700
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 15  SE 17  SE 15  SE 14  SE 18
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 49.
RH..................MAX 71 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 17 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING.
LAL.................LOW
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 21 TO 25 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
                    SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 63.
RH..................MIN 62 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 17 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
LAL.................MODERATE
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-2200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 26 TO 35 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 29
                    TO 38 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY
                    AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST 21 TO 24
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    AROUND 23 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...ERVIN
REQUESTED BY...ERIK ACKER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140423.ROCKY.01/DVN






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