Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HINDE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
725 AM CDT TUE APR 26 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 26.
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...

CLOUDY CONDITIONS WILL PERSIST THROUGH MID TO LATE MORNING...
WHEN SOME BREAKS IN THE CLOUDS MAY DEVELOP. LIGHT EASTERLY WINDS
ARE EXPECTED THROUGH NOON TODAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 8 TO 17 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 18
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 5 TO 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 16
                    TO 21 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO EXCELLENT (1000-61800 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 8 TO 17 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 18
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........54  57  59  49  65  71  73
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............56  59  62  64  66  67  67
RH..............80  75  70  65  61  59  59
20 FT WIND DIR..ENE E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..14  15  16  17  17  18  18
20 FT WIND GUST.20  20  20  25  25  25  25
EYE LVL WND DIR.ENE E   E   E   E   E   E
EYE LVL WND SPD.10  11  11  12  12  13  13
EYE LVL WND GST.20  20  20  25  25  25  25
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.6 2.1 2.5 2.9 3.3 3.6 3.5
MIXNG WIND DIR..E   E   E   E   E   E   E
MIXNG WIND SPD..17  17  17  17  16  17  21
HAINES INDEX....3   4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE EVENING. RAIN
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY LATE IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 20 TO 24 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 24 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (42400-78000 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 20 TO 24 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........77     81     90     98     100    100
WEATHER COV.....       CHANCE LIKELY DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........       CHANCE LIKELY DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE
TEMP............66     62     60     57     55     52
RH..............61     70     75     80     83     83
20 FT WIND......E 20   E 21   E 24   E 23   E 22   E 23
20 FT WIND GUST.25     30     30     30     30     30
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 14   E 15   E 17   E 16   E 16   E 16
EYE LVL WND GST.25     30     30     30     30     30
MIX HGT (FT)....3400   3000   2500   2000   1700   1600
MIXNG WIND......E 24   E 29   E 30   E 29   E 29   E 30
HAINES INDEX....3      3      2      2      2      2

$$
FORECASTER...VACHALEK
REQUESTED BY...CHAD LORETH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160426.HINDE.01/DMX



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