Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR USACE PRESCRIBED FIRE...US ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
706 AM CST WED NOV 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 CST ON NOVEMBER 30.
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...

BREEZY CONDITIONS AND HIGH RELATIVE HUMIDITY CAN BE EXPECTED
TODAY. LIGHT DRIZZLE OR A FEW FLURRIES OR SPRINKLES WILL BE
POSSIBLE TODAY. THE WIND WILL BECOME BREEZY FROM THE NORTHWEST AS
A BOUNDARY MOVES THROUGH THE STATE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MIN HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 12 TO 18 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-4400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 21 TO 28 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (CST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........96  97  98  98  99  99  100 100 99  99
WEATHER COV.....                        SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE....                        RN  RN
TSTM COV........
TEMP............36  36  38  39  39  40  40  40  39  38
RH..............79  79  73  70  73  70  67  67  70  73
20 FT WIND DIR..W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..12  14  14  15  16  17  17  18  16  16
20 FT WIND GUST.15  20  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25
EYE LVL WND DIR.W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
EYE LVL WND SPD.7   8   8   9   10  10  10  11  10  10
EYE LVL WND GST.15  20  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.2 3.2 3.6 4.0 4.3 4.3 4.4 4.4 4.1 3.9
MIXNG WIND DIR..W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W
MIXNG WIND SPD..22  22  22  21  21  22  23  24  26  28
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 12 TO 15 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 12 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200-3600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 20 TO 29 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 (%).........98     99     98     96     96     92
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............37     36     35     33     32     32
RH..............75     75     78     85     85     85
20 FT WIND......W 15   W 14   W 13   W 13   W 12   W 12
20 FT WIND GUST.25     25     20     15     15     15
EYE LEVEL WIND..W 9    W 8    W 8    W 8    W 7    W 7
EYE LVL WND GST.25     25     20     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)....3600   3200   2700   2200   2300   2300
MIXNG WIND......W 29   W 29   W 26   W 24   W 22   W 21
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 9 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 13 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........84        90        82        86
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............31        34        38        40
RH..............85        78        67        59
20 FT WIND......W 10G15   W 12G15   W 12G15   W 10G15
EYE LEVEL WIND..W 6G15    W 7G15    W 7G15    W 6G15
MIX HGT (FT)....2300      3000      3700      3800
MIXNG WIND......NW 20     NW 17     NW 14     W 13
HAINES INDEX....2         2         2         3

$$
FORECASTER...DONAVON
REQUESTED BY...DEREK MURKEN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1603771.0/DMX
.EMAIL DEREK.J.MURKEN@USACE.ARMY.MIL


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