Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNION SLOUGH...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
503 PM CDT THU SEP 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 26.
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...

AN UPPER LEVEL SYSTEM WILL PERSIST OVER THE REGION...HOWEVER
LITTLE IMPACT IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE MORNING FRIDAY...WITH ONLY
CLOUDS BUILDING BY LATE MORNING AND INTO THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL
REMAIN LIGHT THROUGH THE DAY AS WELL.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 78.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4300-45900 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (57200-88900 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 14 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........23  24  25  26  27  28  29  29  29  29  30  30
WEATHER COV.....PTY
WEATHER TYPE....FOG
TSTM COV........
TEMP............56  56  60  64  68  72  75  77  78  78  78  77
RH..............96  93  84  78  70  64  60  58  56  56  56  58
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   7   8   9   10  12  13  14  14  14  13
20 FT WIND GUST.            10  10  15  15  15  20  20  20  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   5   6   6   7   9   9   10  10  10  9
EYE LVL WND GST.            10  10  15  15  15  20  20  20  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.7 1.1 1.6 2.6 3.7 4.8 5.0 5.2 5.5 4.3
MIXNG WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
MIXNG WIND SPD..20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  18  15
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

$$
FORECASTER...VACHALEK
REQUESTED BY...BLAKE KNISLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140926.UNION.01/DMX


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