Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 041233
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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOLTE PBG...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
733 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 CDT ON MAY 04.
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...

MOSTLY SUNNY AND DRY CONDITIONS WILL PREVAIL TODAY. THE WIND WILL
BE BREEZY FROM THE NORTH TO NORTHWEST WITH A FEW GUSTS NEAR 25 MPH
POSSIBLE. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES BY THIS AFTERNOON WILL DROP TO
NEAR 30 PERCENT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL ARRIVE ON THURSDAY AND BRING
VARIABLE WINDS IN THE MORNING THEN BECOMING MORE STEADY FROM THE
WEST TO SOUTHWEST BY THE AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........62 AT IGNITION...MAX 66.
RH..................35 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 8 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 21 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1900-14300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (93100-106800 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 17 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........4   3   2   2
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............62  64  65  66
RH..............35  32  29  29
20 FT WIND DIR..NNW NNW NNW NNW
20 FT WIND SPD..17  17  16  15
20 FT WIND GUST.25  25  25  20
EYE LVL WND DIR.NNW NNW NNW NNW
EYE LVL WND SPD.12  12  11  11
EYE LVL WND GST.25  25  25  20
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.0 6.1 6.2 6.0
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   NNW NNW NNW
MIXNG WIND SPD..21  21  20  20
HAINES INDEX....4   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 38.
RH..................MAX 89 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 14 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 2100 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 13 TO 18 MPH BECOMING WEST 3 TO 8 MPH
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (45100-97400 KNOT-FT)
                    DECREASING TO POOR TO FAIR (900-15200 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 14 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........2      2      3      5      5      3
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............66     57     50     45     43     41
RH..............29     43     61     70     76     82
20 FT WIND......NNW 14 NNW 10 NNW 6  NNW 5  NW 5   WNW 3
20 FT WIND GUST.20                                 5
EYE LEVEL WIND..NNW 10 NNW 7  NNW 4  NNW 4  NW 4   WNW 2
EYE LVL WND GST.20                                 5
MIX HGT (FT)....5900   4000   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......NNW 18 NNW 13 NW 5   NW 5   WNW 6  WNW 5
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      4

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 75.
RH..................MIN 33 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 3 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (800-30000 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........7         7         6         3
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............39        52        66        73
RH..............89        61        42        34
20 FT WIND......W 3G5     SW 6      WSW 8G10  WSW 10
EYE LEVEL WIND..W 2G5     SW 4G5    WSW 6G10  WSW 7G10
MIX HGT (FT)....300       1100      2900      3900
MIXNG WIND......W 3       W 5       W 6       W 7
HAINES INDEX....5         5         5         5

$$
FORECASTER...SKOW
REQUESTED BY...LUCAS STRAW
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160504.HOLTE.01/DMX



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