Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HENDRICKSON MARSH...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
855 AM CDT MON APR 25 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 25.
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...

DRY WEATHER RETURNS TO THE AREA TODAY. ANOTHER STORM WITH WETTING
RAINFALL WILL ARRIVE TUESDAY NIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY...CONTINUING
INTO THURSDAY. AFTER A BRIEF BREAK FRIDAY ANOTHER STORM WILL
AFFECT THE REGION WITH WETTING RAINFALL NEXT WEEKEND. IT WILL
BE BREEZY AND MILD THIS MONDAY AFTERNOON WITH LIGHTER WINDS
AND COOLER TEMPERATURES TUESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 13 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 16 TO 21 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (13500-46400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (63800-99500 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 13 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........41  33  29  30  32  30
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............69  70  72  73  74  75
RH..............57  53  49  46  44  43
20 FT WIND DIR..WSW WSW W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..17  17  17  17  16  16
20 FT WIND GUST.25  25  25  25  25  25
EYE LVL WND DIR.WSW WSW W   W   W   W
EYE LVL WND SPD.12  12  12  12  11  11
EYE LVL WND GST.25  25  25  25  25  25
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.7 4.5 5.1 5.6 6.2 5.8
MIXNG WIND DIR..WSW W   W   W   W   W
MIXNG WIND SPD..20  21  21  20  18  17
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   4   4   4

$$
FORECASTER...BEERENDS
REQUESTED BY...IOWA DNR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160425.HENDR.02/DMX


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