Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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FNUS73 KDMX 221213
FWSDMX

SPOT FORECAST FOR BANNER...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
713 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 LATE MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL MIX TO 10 TO
12 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 (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........30 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 8 TO 17 MPH DECREASING TO 8 TO 10 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1800-14600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (37900-74000 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........10  15  17  18  21  23  25
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............57  58  60  62  64  66  66
RH..............42  40  37  35  32  30  30
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..12  12  10  9   9   8   7
20 FT WIND GUST.            10  10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.9   9   7   6   6   6   5
EYE LVL WND GST.            10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.3 4.9 5.5 5.7 5.9 6.1 5.9
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
MIXNG WIND SPD..20  17  14  13  12  10  8
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 2 TO 9 MPH INCREASING TO 13 TO 16 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (500-27400 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........27     32     37     47     52     60
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65     60     55     53     50     49
RH..............33     41     51     54     61     63
20 FT WIND......NE 7   E 5    SE 6   SE 6   SE 6   E 8
20 FT WIND GUST.       10                          10
EYE LEVEL WIND..NE 5   E 4    SE 4   SE 4   SE 4   E 6
EYE LVL WND GST.       10                          10
MIX HGT (FT)....5700   3700   300    300    300    400
MIXNG WIND......N 6    N 2    NE 2   E 5    E 9    E 15
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...VACHALEK
REQUESTED BY...CASEY TRINE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.BANNE.01/DMX



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