Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SUNKEN GROVE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
655 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON MAY 05.
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...

SURFACE WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE EARLY BECOMING WEST SOUTHWEST
WITH TIME. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP TO AROUND 30 PERCENT
BY THIS AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........66 AT IGNITION...MAX 75.
RH..................38 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 29 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 2 TO 3 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 5 TO
                    7 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (500-30200 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    SOUTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........15  12  9   8   7   5
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............66  69  71  73  75  75
RH..............38  34  32  31  29  30
20 FT WIND DIR..SSW SW  WSW WSW WSW WSW
20 FT WIND SPD..6   5   5   6   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.                10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.SSW SW  WSW WSW WSW WSW
EYE LVL WND SPD.4   4   4   4   5   5
EYE LVL WND GST.                10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.3 4.2 4.8 5.4 6.0 5.3
MIXNG WIND DIR..SW  WSW WSW WSW W   WSW
MIXNG WIND SPD..6   5   5   6   6   6
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR (0-5 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 52.
RH..................MAX 74 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 7 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1200-26200 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM      9 PM      MIDNGT    3 AM
SKY (%).........1         1         0         0
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............74        66        58        55
RH..............32        48        63        65
20 FT WIND......WSW 8G10  SW 7G10   SW 8G10   WSW 8G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..WSW 6G10  SW 5G10   SW 6G10   WSW 6G10
MIX HGT (FT)....4500      1400      300       300
MIXNG WIND......WSW 7     SW 6      SW 7      WSW 6
HAINES INDEX....4         5         5         4

$$
FORECASTER...COGIL
REQUESTED BY...CHAD LORETH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.SUNKE.01/DMX


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