Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DEKALB WHEAT...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
746 AM CDT MON AUG 22 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON AUGUST 22.
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...
WINDS WILL QUICKLY INCREASE FROM THE SOUTH TODAY AS PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTENS. OTHERWISE, RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP
TO JUST BELOW 50 PERCENT BY MID AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

TEMPERATURE.........76 AT IGNITION...MAX 82.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
RH..................58 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 46 PERCENT.
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 22 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS SOUTH AT 13 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........5   2   2   2   2   2
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............76  78  80  81  81  82
RH..............58  52  49  47  47  46
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..13  14  14  14  15  15
20 FT WIND GUST.15  20  20  20  20  20
EYE LVL WND DIR.S   S   S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.9   10  10  10  11  11
EYE LVL WND GST.15  20  20  20  20  20
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5

$$
FORECASTER...COGIL
REQUESTED BY...NATURAL RESOURCE TECH 2
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1600345.0/DMX


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