Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ICCC BURN...IOWA DNR FIRE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1057 PM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON MARCH 21.
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 AND COOLER CONDITIONS IN STORE FOR SATURDAY. WINDS WILL SHIFT NORTHEAST
IN THE MORNING THEN MORE EASTERLY BY IGNITION TIME. HOWEVER...WINDS WILL
REMAIN UNDER 15 MPH THROUGHOUT THE DAY SATURDAY.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........50 AT IGNITION...MAX 52.
RH..................34 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 28 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 10 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5
                    TO 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (12700-24800 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 9 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE EAST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........33  33  33  33
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............50  51  52  52
RH..............34  30  28  31
20 FT WIND DIR..NE  E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..9   9   9   9
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.NE  E   E   E
EYE LVL WND SPD.6   6   6   6
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.2 3.2 3.2 2.7
MIXNG WIND DIR..NE  NE  E   E
MIXNG WIND SPD..6   5   5   6
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5



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FORECASTER...PODRAZIK
REQUESTED BY...KARL HARRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150321.ICCCB.01/DMX



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