Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 242058
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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNION SLOUGH...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
358 PM CDT WED SEP 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 25.
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...

DRY CONDITIONS WITH SOUTHEASTERLY WINDS AROUND 5 TO 10 KTS
EXPECTED FOR THURSDAY. TEMPS INTO THE 70S WITH RH VALUES DROPPING
TO AROUND 50 PERCENT FOR THURSDAY AFTERNOON.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (45-55 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........55     60     92     87     80     63
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............67     64     61     59     58     57
RH..............70     78     93     96     93     93
20 FT WIND......S 13   S 9    S 9    S 8    S 7    S 6
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10     10     10

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 77.
MIN HUMIDITY........52 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4800 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 6 TO 13 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1200-53100 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........53        42        27        25
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............56        61        72        77
RH..............96        87        61        52
20 FT WIND......S 6       S 7       S 8G10    S 9G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 4G5     S 5       S 6G10    S 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....300       600       3500      4800
MIXNG WIND......S 6       S 6       S 12      S 12
HAINES INDEX....2         2         3         2

$$
FORECASTER...BEERENDS
REQUESTED BY...BLAKE KNISLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140925.UNION.01/DMX



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