Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BOYLAN CREEK...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
747 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0955 CDT ON APRIL 17.
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...
LOW STRATUS WILL STICK AROUND THROUGH MUCH OF THE MORNING HOURS
TODAY AND THE NORTHWEST WINDS ARE FORECAST TO WEAKEN BY AROUND
MIDDAY INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. OTHERWISE...DRY CONDITIONS
TODAY WITH SOME SUNSHINE EXPECTED BY THE LATE AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 50.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 14 TO 23 MPH DECREASING TO 10 TO 13
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO GOOD (33100-38300 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........74  68  56  50  49  46  44  42
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............35  38  41  44  46  47  49  49
RH..............75  70  65  60  55  53  50  50
20 FT WIND DIR..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..16  15  14  13  13  12  12  10
20 FT WIND GUST.25  20  20  15  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
EYE LVL WND SPD.11  11  10  9   9   9   9   7
EYE LVL WND GST.25  20  20  15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.1 2.5 2.8 3.1 3.4 3.7 4.0 4.0
MIXNG WIND DIR..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
MIXNG WIND SPD..20  17  16  14  13  12  10  10
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1500 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1000-33300 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........38     36     36     25     26     39
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............49     46     39     36     34     31
RH..............50     55     76     82     82     88
20 FT WIND......N 10   N 7    N 6    NE 6   NE 6   E 5
20 FT WIND GUST.
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 7    N 5    N 4    NE 4   NE 4   E 4
EYE LVL WND GST.
MIX HGT (FT)....4000   2800   300    400    400    300
MIXNG WIND......NW 9   N 8    N 7    N 6    N 6    NE 5
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      5

$$
FORECASTER...AWB/PODRAZIK
REQUESTED BY...JUSTIN CLARK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140417.BOYLA.01/DMX



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