Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NWS DMX TEST 2...NWS DES MOINES
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
1229 PM CDT TUE AUG 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON AUGUST 30.
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...
ISOLATED TO SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS ARE FORECAST AGAIN TODAY INTO
EVENING ACROSS IOWA. LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS LIKELY WITH ANY
THUNDERSTORMS THAT DO DEVELOP. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE
STATE THIS EVENING AND BRING COOL TEMPERATURES AND A LESS HUMID
AIRMASS. DRY WEATHER IS IN STORE WEDNESDAY THROUGH SATURDAY AS
HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATES THE WEATHER PATTERN. A COLD FRONT LOOKS TO
BRING THUNDERSTORM CHANCES TO THE STATE SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS
                    THROUGH THE DAY. SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 80.
MIN HUMIDITY........77 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.

TIME (CDT)      1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........95  94  90  87  80
WEATHER COV.....SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT
WEATHER TYPE....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV........ISO ISO SCT SCT SCT
TEMP............77  78  78  79  79
RH..............85  79  82  77  77
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   6   6   5
20 FT WIND GUST.
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   N
EYE LVL WND SPD.3   3   4   4   3
EYE LVL WND GST.
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.4 4.1 3.9 3.6 3.1
MIXNG WIND DIR..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
MIXNG WIND SPD..6   6   7   7   8
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........56 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2400-3800 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 6 TO 13 MPH.
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)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........61        33        14        4
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............64        68        75        79
RH..............93        81        66        56
20 FT WIND......N 3G5     N 3G5     N 7G10    N 8G10
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 2G5     N 2G5     N 4G10    N 5G10
MIX HGT (FT)....300       1200      2400      3400
MIXNG WIND......N 6       N 8       N 10      N 13
HAINES INDEX....4         5         5         4

$$
FORECASTER...SS
REQUESTED BY...SHANE SEARCY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1600469.0/DMX
.EMAIL SHANE.SEARCY@NOAA.GOV



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