Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NWS DMX TEST 1...NWS DES MOINES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1058 AM CDT FRI AUG 26 2016

THIS IS A TEST.

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1500 CDT ON AUGUST 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...
NONE

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 74.
MIN HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 6 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST AROUND 6 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2400-3500 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 2 TO 8 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    12 TO 13 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (CDT)      3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........83  91  93
WEATHER COV.....        SCH
WEATHER TYPE....        RW
TSTM COV........        SCH
TEMP............73  72  72
RH..............73  74  75
20 FT WIND DIR..E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.
EYE LVL WND DIR.E   E   E
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   4
EYE LVL WND GST.
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.4 3.5 2.4
MIXNG WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE
MIXNG WIND SPD..12  12  12
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4

$$
FORECASTER...SS
REQUESTED BY...SHANE SEARCY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1600405.0/DMX



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