Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LEVEE PILE...PORT LOUISA NWR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
903 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0915 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
ANOTHER QUIET AND COMFORTABLE EARLY FALL DAY WITH FAIR SKIES
AND LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH.  AFTERNOON RH VALUES
WILL FALL TO AROUND 50 PERCENT FOR SEVERAL HOURS.

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.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........63 AT IGNITION...MAX 74.
RH..................66 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 41 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-4200 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 1500 FT AGL LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............56     68     72     74     73
RH..............66     47     42     41     44
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 4    S 5    S 6    S 5    SE 5
EYE LVL WND GST.       10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....1100   2500   4200   4000   2700
TRANSPORT WIND..S 8    S 10   S 10   S 12   SE 9
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 50.
RH..................MAX 93 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 74.
RH..................MIN 43 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3900 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 1500 FT AGL LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 6 TO 13 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...PIERCE
REQUESTED BY...ERIK ACKER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140923.LEVEE.02/DVN





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