Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 221211
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SAC AND FOX RX BURN...BIA MIDWEST REGION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
711 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 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...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA TODAY. EXPECT SUNSHINE EARLY WITH
INCREASING HIGH CLOUDS BY EARLY AFTERNOON. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL MIX TO 10 TO
15 MPH THIS MORNING DIMINISHING BY LATE AFTERNOON. WETTING RAINS ARE
EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THE REGION WEDNESDAY AND ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT WHEN SHOWERS AND MORE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 8 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 9 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 17 TO 26 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 15 TO 16 MPH LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (4700-19700 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (73000-102400 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 8 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........11  17  20  19  17  16  17
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............53  56  58  60  62  63  63
RH..............46  43  40  37  35  34  34
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..15  14  13  13  12  12  10
20 FT WIND GUST.20  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.11  10  9   9   9   9   7
EYE LVL WND GST.20  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.0 4.8 5.7 5.8 6.0 6.1 5.8
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
MIXNG WIND SPD..26  24  21  20  17  16  15
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3

$$
FORECASTER...VACHALEK
REQUESTED BY...MARTY CASSELLIUS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.SACAN.01/DMX



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