Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR USACE- T ROAD...US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
651 AM CST THU DEC 1 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 CST ON DECEMBER 01.
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...

CLOUDY SKIES WILL CONTINUE TODAY WITH NORTHWEST WINDS CONTINUING
ALTHOUGH NOT A STRONG AS THE PAST FEW DAYS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL REMAIN HIGH THROUGH THE DAY WITH A FEW FLURRIES OR
SPRINKLES IN NORTHERN IOWA.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........34 AT IGNITION...MAX 37.
RH..................82 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 72 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 13 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    WEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 3000-3200
                    FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 15 TO 21 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 3.

TIME (CST)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........100 100 99  100 100 100 99  99  98  98  97
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............34  34  34  35  36  36  37  37  37  36  36
RH..............82  82  82  78  75  75  72  72  75  75  75
20 FT WIND DIR..W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..13  14  14  14  13  13  13  12  12  10  9
20 FT WIND GUST.20  20  20  20  20  20  15  15  15  15  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
EYE LVL WND SPD.8   8   8   8   8   8   8   7   7   6   5
EYE LVL WND GST.20  20  20  20  20  20  15  15  15  15  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.1 3.1 3.2 3.1 3.1
MIXNG WIND DIR..W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
MIXNG WIND SPD..20  18  18  18  17  17  16  16  15  15  15
HAINES INDEX....2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 31.
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1100 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 9 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........97     98     98     98     97     93
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............35     34     33     33     32     31
RH..............78     82     85     85     88     92
20 FT WIND......W 8    W 8    W 7    W 7    W 6    W 6
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..W 5    W 5    W 4    W 4    W 4    W 4
EYE LVL WND GST.10     10     10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....3100   3000   2800   2600   2500   1800
MIXNG WIND......W 15   NW 15  NW 14  NW 13  W 12   W 10
HAINES INDEX....3      2      2      2      2      2

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 40.
RH..................MIN 62 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1400-3300 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........88        80        68        73
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............31        32        37        40
RH..............88        88        70        62
20 FT WIND......W 6       NW 6      NW 7G10   NW 8G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..W 4G5     NW 4G5    NW 4G10   NW 5G10
MIX HGT (FT)....400       1100      2800      3300
MIXNG WIND......W 8       NW 9      W 9       W 9
HAINES INDEX....2         2         3         3

$$
FORECASTER...COGIL
REQUESTED BY...DEREK MURKEN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1603804.0/DMX
.EMAIL DEREK.J.MURKEN@USACE.ARMY.MIL



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