Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22

000
FNUS73 KDMX 221013
FWSDMX

Spot Forecast for 3 Mile East...IDNR
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
513 AM CDT Wed Mar 22 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CDT on March 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...
Light precipitation is possible across the West and North this
morning otherwise expect breezy conditions today. More widespread
precipitation is expected Thursday with a wintery mix possible in
the morning before changing to all rain. Breezy conditions will
continue on Thursday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (65-75 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 47.
Min humidity........40 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 10 to 14 mph with gusts to
                    around 25 mph.
Mixing height.......900-2700 ft AGL increasing to 2900-3400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 13 to 16 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........70  65  64  69  70  71  66  65  64  75
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............31  33  35  37  40  42  45  46  47  47
RH..............66  66  64  59  52  48  43  42  40  40
20 FT WIND DIR..E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT WIND SPD..12  13  14  14  13  13  13  14  14  14
20 FT WIND GUST.15  25  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
EYE LVL WND DIR.E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
EYE LVL WND SPD.7   8   8   8   8   8   8   8   8   8
EYE LVL WND GST.15  25  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.4 2.0 2.6 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.0
MIXNG WIND DIR..E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
MIXNG WIND SPD..15  16  16  16  16  16  15  14  13  13
HAINES INDEX....3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (80-90 percent). Slight chance of
                    rain showers after midnight.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........85 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds 13 to 15 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 13 to 15 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........75     80     82     83     86     91
WEATHER COV.....                            S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........
TEMP............46     42     38     37     38     39
RH..............40     48     57     61     62     62
20 FT WIND......SE 15  SE 13  SE 13  SE 14  SE 14  SE 15
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     20     25     25     25
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 9   SE 8   SE 8   SE 8   SE 8   SE 9
EYE LVL WND GST.20     20     20     25     25     25

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent). Slight chance of rain
                    showers early in the morning, then rain likely
                    in the morning. Chance of rain and slight
                    chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
Max temperature.....Around 63.
Min humidity........58 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 14 to 18 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 14 to 18 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms in the afternoon.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........94        97        88        81
WEATHER COV.....S CHC     LIKELY    LIKELY    CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR    RAIN      RAIN      RAIN
TSTM COV........                              S CHC
TEMP............38        38        46        56
RH..............76        85        73        62
20 FT WIND......SE 14G25  SE 16G25  S 17G25   S 18G30
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 8G25   SE 10G25  S 10G25   S 11G30

$$
Forecaster...Boksa
Requested by...Nathan Schmitz
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704849.0/DMX
.EMAIL Nathan.schmitz@dnr.iowa.gov



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.