Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MT  AYR...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1039 AM CST TUE JAN 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CST ON JANUARY 27.
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...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT TO THE EAST TODAY AND ALLOW WIND TO SHIFT FROM THE
NORTH TO THE EAST AND EVENTUALLY THE SOUTHEAST.  WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BE
LIGHT THROUGH MUCH OF THE LOW LEVELS OF THE ATMOSPHERE SO SMOKE DISPERSAL
WILL NOT BE GOOD TODAY.  PLEASE REMEMBER TO SUBMIT SPOT REQUESTS THE NIGHT
BEFORE POSSIBLE BURNS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 2 TO 7 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (500-14000 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CST)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........14  12  9   7   7   8
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............43  47  49  49  48  45
RH..............62  53  50  50  51  58
20 FT WIND DIR..E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT WIND SPD..5   6   7   7   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.
EYE LVL WND DIR.E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   5   5   5   5
EYE LVL WND GST.
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.2 2.3 2.3 2.3 1.8 1.4
MIXNG WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
MIXNG WIND SPD..6   6   7   7   7   7
HAINES INDEX....5   5   4   4   4   4

$$
FORECASTER...BOKSA
REQUESTED BY...NATURAL RESOURCE TECH 1
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150127.MTAYR.02/DMX


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