Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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FNUS73 KDVN 271316
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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHINKAPIN WILDFLOWERS   FOOD PLOT...LOUISA COUNTY CONSERVATION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
816 AM CDT FRI MAR 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MARCH 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A QUIET DAY IS EXPECTED TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE CONTINUES TO FLOW INTO
THE REGION. NORTH WINDS... WILL BE STRONGER THIS MORNING THAN THIS
AFTERNOON.

THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX -GFDI- DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR
PRECIPITATION THAT OCCURS OR ANY SNOW ON THE GROUND. PLEASE
MAKE APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENTS.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........33 AT IGNITION...MAX 39.
RH..................45 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 32 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 6 TO 12 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600-5300 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 9 TO 17 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 7 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............33     36     38     39     36
RH..............45     36     34     32     38
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 8    N 8    N 7    N 6    N 4
EYE LVL WND GST.15     15     15     10
MIX HGT (FT)....4900   5100   5300   5200   4500
TRANSPORT WIND..N 17   N 15   N 13   N 10   N 7
HAINES INDEX....5      4      4      4      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 22.
RH..................MAX 71 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1600 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ERVIN
REQUESTED BY...KATIE HAMMOND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150327.CHINK.01/DVN






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