Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BAYS BRANCH...U.S. FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
832 PM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON MARCH 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

AN INITIAL OBSERVATION AT IGNITION AND A MID BURN OBSERVATION ARE REQUIRED...
PLEASE RELAY THEM TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR EACH PRESCRIBED BURN.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE DROPPING THROUGH THE MISSOURI RIVER VALLEY
FRIDAY MORNING WITH FAIR WEATHER AND COOL TEMPERATURES. WINDS
SHOULD BE LIGHT FROM THE NORTH.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 15 TO 18 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (3200-27500 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........73     67     39     29     24     20
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............41     36     33     30     28     26
RH..............62     69     75     81     81     85
20 FT WIND......N 16   N 15   N 12   N 9    N 9    N 8
20 FT WIND GUST.25     20     15     10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 11   N 11   N 9    N 6    N 6    N 6
EYE LVL WND GST.25     20     15     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....1900   300    300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......NW 17  N 17   N 17   N 18   N 17   N 15
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 5 TO 14 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 3
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-33200 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........18     18     26     37     42     53
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............23     23     27     33     38     41
RH..............92     77     63     45     35     30
20 FT WIND......N 7    N 7    N 8    N 7    N 7    N 6
20 FT WIND GUST.              10
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 5    N 5    N 6    N 5    N 5    N 4
EYE LVL WND GST.              10
MIX HGT (FT)....300    1300   3300   4100   4700   5200
MIXNG WIND......N 14   N 14   N 12   N 8    N 6    NW 3
HAINES INDEX....2      2      3      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...SMALL
REQUESTED BY...JIM KRIZMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150327.BAYSB.01/DMX



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