Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUFF PILES...PORT LOUISA NWR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
812 AM CST MON MAR 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CST ON MARCH 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
COLD HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE OVERHEAD RESULTING IN FAIR SKIES...COLD
TEMPERATURES AND LIGHT WINDS.  CLOUDS WILL INCREASE BY LATE AFTERNOON
WITH SOUTH WINDS TONIGHT AND A WINTERY MIX DEVELOPING BY TUESDAY MORNING.

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.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........14 AT IGNITION...MAX 29.
RH..................84 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 63 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 1 TO 5 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 1 TO
                    8 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CST)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............14     21     27     29     26
RH..............84     74     65     63     74
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 2    E 2    E 2    SE 4   SE 4
EYE LVL WND GST.5      5      5
MIX HGT (FT)....200    1000   1500   1800   1600
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 1   NE 1   E 2    SE 5   SE 8
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). LIGHT FREEZING RAIN AND
                    LIGHT SLEET LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. FREEZING
                    RAIN AND SLEET EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 24.
RH..................MAX 85 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 16 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 80 PERCENT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 9 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 21
                    TO 24 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). FREEZING RAIN AND
                    SLEET WITH RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF RAIN AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 39.
RH..................MIN 79 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 15 TO 18 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 21 TO 28 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 17 TO
                    18 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...NICHOLS
REQUESTED BY...ERIK ACKER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150302.BLUFF.01/DVN






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