Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LINDSEY WMA...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1035 AM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 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...

CLOUDS WILL GRADUALLY CLEAR TODAY WITH LIGHT NORTH TO
NORTHEASTERLY WINDS. AN INVERSION ALOFT AND LIGHT WINDS WILL LIMIT
MIXING HEIGHTS TO AROUND 3 TO 4 KFT WITH DAYTIME RH VALUES
FALLING TO THE 40 TO 50 PERCENT RANGE THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL
SWITCH TO THE SOUTHEAST THIS EVENING AND INCREASE TOMORROW.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........56 AT IGNITION...MAX 62.
RH..................59 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 44 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 7 TO 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 5
                    TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (14800-21500 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 8 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 14
                    MPH.

TIME (CDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........22  19  9   6
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............56  57  59  60
RH..............59  55  51  49
20 FT WIND DIR..NNE NNE NNE ENE
20 FT WIND SPD..8   8   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.NNE NNE NNE ENE
EYE LVL WND SPD.6   6   5   5
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.6 3.7 3.7 3.7
MIXNG WIND DIR..NNE NNE NNE ENE
MIXNG WIND SPD..6   5   5   5
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (0-10 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 44.
RH..................MAX 93 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1000-17900 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........4      0      3      4      6      11
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............60     58     51     48     47     45
RH..............48     51     68     77     79     86
20 FT WIND......E 7    ESE 8  ESE 7  SE 8   SSE 8  SSE 8
20 FT WIND GUST.       10            10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 5    ESE 6  ESE 5  SE 6   SSE 6  SSE 6
EYE LVL WND GST.       10            10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....3600   2500   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......E 6    ESE 6  E 6    ESE 5  SE 5   SSE 6
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      4      4      5

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 75.
RH..................MIN 43 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 23
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 7 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 31 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-56200 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (66500-111900 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 23
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........16        19        23        23
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............44        53        67        74
RH..............93        74        52        43
20 FT WIND......SSE 8G10  S 16G20   S 21G30   S 23G30
EYE LEVEL WIND..SSE 6G10  S 11G20   S 15G30   S 16G30
MIX HGT (FT)....300       1400      3000      4000
MIXNG WIND......SSE 7     S 21      S 26      S 28
HAINES INDEX....4         4         5         4

$$
FORECASTER...SKOW
REQUESTED BY...STEVE WOODRUFF
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160422.LINDS.01/DMX



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