Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
540 PM CST THU DEC 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON DECEMBER 12.
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...
LITTLE CHANGE ANTICIPATED FROM PREVIOUS DAYS...WITH LIGHT SOUTH
WINDS AND CLOUDY SKIES ONCE AGAIN ON FRIDAY AND RELATIVE HUMIDITY
REMAINING IN THE 80S AND 90S FOR MOST OF THE DAY.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........37 AT IGNITION...MAX 42.
RH..................82 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 79 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 7 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (3700-14900 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CST)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........98  98  98  97  94  92  92  92
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............37  38  40  41  42  42  42  41
RH..............82  85  82  82  79  82  82  85
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..6   7   7   7   8   8   8   7
20 FT WIND GUST.                10  10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   5   5   5   6   6   6   5
EYE LVL WND GST.                10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.4 1.6 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.7 1.5 1.3
MIXNG WIND DIR..S   SW  SW  SW  S   S   S   S
MIXNG WIND SPD..8   9   9   9   8   8   8   7
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

.FRIDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 37.
RH..................MAX 100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 6 TO 7 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (1200-6800 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........92     92     92     92     94     98
WEATHER COV.....              PATCHY PATCHY PATCHY PATCHY
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   FOG    FOG    FOG    DZL/FG
TSTM COV........
TEMP............40     37     37     38     37     37
RH..............89     96     96     96     100    100
20 FT WIND......S 7    S 7    S 7    S 7    S 8    S 8
20 FT WIND GUST.                            10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 5    S 5    S 5    S 5    S 6    S 6
EYE LVL WND GST.                            10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....1100   500    300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......S 7    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 6
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      4      4      4

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 50.
RH..................MIN 86 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 6 TO 12 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (1300-9100 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........100       98        96        84
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............38        41        47        50
RH..............100       100       93        86
20 FT WIND......S 8G10    S 8G10    S 10G15   S 9G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 6G10    S 6G10    S 7G15    S 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....300       300       300       1000
MIXNG WIND......S 6       S 7       S 12      S 10
HAINES INDEX....5         4         4         3

$$
FORECASTER...LEE
REQUESTED BY...JIM KRIZMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141212.SOUTH.01/DMX


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