Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SOUTHEAST...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
840 AM CST FRI DEC 12 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON DECEMBER 12.
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...
WARMER AIR AND MOISTURE WILL PUSH INTO THE AREA TODAY
INTO TONIGHT WITH SOUTHERLY FLOW EXPECTED. CLOUDS WILL
REMAIN THROUGH THE PERIOD WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR SOME
VERY LIGHT PATCHY DRIZZLE LATE TONIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1900-16400 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CST)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........100 100 100 98  94  92  92  92
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............36  37  38  40  41  41  41  40
RH..............89  89  85  82  79  82  82  85
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   8   8   9   9   8   7
20 FT WIND GUST.        10  10  10  10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   6   6   6   6   6   5
EYE LVL WND GST.        10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.4 1.6 1.8 1.8 1.9 1.9 1.5 1.0
MIXNG WIND DIR..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S   S   S
MIXNG WIND SPD..8   9   10  9   8   7   6   6
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. PATCHY DRIZZLE EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH AROUND 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (1300-2800 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........96     96     96     96     98     100
WEATHER COV.....PATCHY PATCHY PATCHY PATCHY PATCHY PATCHY
WEATHER TYPE....FOG    FOG    FOG    FOG    FOG    DZL/FG
TSTM COV........
TEMP............39     38     38     38     39     40
RH..............92     92     92     96     92     92
20 FT WIND......S 7    S 7    S 7    S 7    S 8    S 8
20 FT WIND GUST.                            10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 5    S 5    S 5    S 5    S 6    S 6
EYE LVL WND GST.                            10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....600    400    300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......SE 6   S 6    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 6
HAINES INDEX....5      4      4      5      5      5

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MIN HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 6 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 17 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1200-15500 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........100       99        97        85
WEATHER COV.....PATCHY    PATCHY
WEATHER TYPE....FOG       FOG       NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............39        42        46        50
RH..............100       93        93        86
20 FT WIND......S 8G10    S 8G10    S 10      S 9G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 6G10    S 6G10    S 7G10    S 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....300       300       400       1000
MIXNG WIND......S 6       S 6       S 10      SW 17
HAINES INDEX....5         5         5         5

$$
FORECASTER...BEERENDS
REQUESTED BY...JIM KRIZMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141212.SOUTH.01/DMX


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