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Spot Forecast for Tusha WMA Prescribed Burn...Hancock County Conservation
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
859 AM CDT Mon Mar 27 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CDT on March 28.
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...

Seasonal temperatures, relatively high humidity levels and low
mixing levels can be expected Tuesday morning. Although no
precipitation is anticipated, skies should be mostly cloudy much
like the past several days.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 55.
Min humidity........55 percent.
Eye level winds.....East winds 7 to 12 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 7 to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......900-2600 ft AGL increasing to 2900-4400 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....East 6 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........60  61  61  62  63  64  61  58  55  58
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............37  39  41  44  48  50  53  54  55  55
RH..............100 96  92  86  74  68  61  57  55  55
20 FT WIND DIR..NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   8   9   9   10  12  12  12  10
20 FT WIND GUST.        10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   5   5   5   6   7   7   7   6
EYE LVL WND GST.        10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.9 1.6 2.2 2.6 2.9 3.3 3.7 4.1 4.4 4.3
MIXNG WIND DIR..NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
MIXNG WIND SPD..6   8   10  12  12  12  10  10  9   9
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........89 percent.
Eye level winds.....East winds 9 to 12 mph.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 9 to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......2800-4200 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1500 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....East 7 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........61     63     61     78     83     80
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............53     49     45     42     41     39
RH..............59     68     76     86     85     85
20 FT WIND......E 10   E 9    E 10   E 9    E 9    E 10
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10     15     15     10     15
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 6    E 5    E 6    E 5    E 5    E 6
EYE LVL WND GST.15     10     15     15     10     15
MIX HGT (FT)....4200   2800   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......E 10   E 9    E 7    E 10   E 13   E 12
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      3      3      3

$$
Forecaster...Small
Requested by...Cale Edwards
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705269.0/DMX
.EMAIL cale.edwards@hancockcountyia.org


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