Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR EAGLE FLATS...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
406 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 22.
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 BUILD INTO THE AREA TODAY. EXPECT SUNSHINE EARLY WITH
INCREASING HIGH CLOUDS BY LATE MORNING. NORTHERLY WINDS WILL MIX TO 12 TO
18 MPH THIS MORNING DIMINISHING BY LATE AFTERNOON. WETTING RAINS ARE
EXPECTED TO RETURN TO THE REGION EARLY WEDNESDAY AND ESPECIALLY WEDNESDAY
NIGHT WHEN SHOWERS AND MORE WIDESPREAD THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 12 TO 21 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN
                    DECREASING TO AROUND 9 MPH LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-53800 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (45200-83500 KNOT-FT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........13  19  22  23  25  26  31
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............50  54  57  59  60  61  60
RH..............52  46  42  39  37  36  37
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..12  12  12  10  10  9   8
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15              10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.1 4.3 5.6 5.8 5.9 6.1 5.8
MIXNG WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
MIXNG WIND SPD..21  20  17  16  14  12  9
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (40-50 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 43.
MAX HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........36     44     52     65     71     74
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............60     55     51     49     46     45
RH..............37     47     56     58     65     68
20 FT WIND......NE 8   E 6    E 7    E 8    SE 9   SE 13
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10            10     10     15

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........61 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 18 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 29 TO 36
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (3900-21500 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (99800-131300 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........BREEZY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 14 TO 23 MPH INCREASING
                    TO 24 TO 25 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........79        84        86        94
WEATHER COV.....          CHANCE    CHANCE    CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
TSTM COV........          ISOLTD    ISOLTD    ISOLTD
TEMP............43        47        52        54
RH..............70        63        61        61
20 FT WIND......SE 14G20  SE 18G25  SE 22G30  SE 24G35
MIX HGT (FT)....300       2000      3600      4100
MIXNG WIND......SE 18     SE 25     SE 32     SE 36
HAINES INDEX....3         2         2         2

$$
FORECASTER...VACHALEK
REQUESTED BY...BLAKE KNISLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.EAGLE.01/DMX



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