Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DYER RX...KS FOREST SERVICE/ BLUE TWP FD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
648 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1830 CDT ON APRIL 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WIND SHIFT SHOULD HAVE MOVED THROUGH THE BURN AREA THIS PAST HOUR.
WINDS REMAIN GUSTY FROM THE NORTHWEST AND COULD RUN AS HIGH AS 30
TO 35 MPH INITIALLY BUT DO DIMINISH WITH TIME. ALSO EXPECT A SLOW
SHIFT TO A MORE NORTHERLY DIRECTION AS THE EVENING GOES ON.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 37.
RH..................MAX 70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 13 TO 18
                    MPH LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN DECREASING TO 7
                    TO 12 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT /135700 KNOT- FT/ AT IGNITION.
 MIN...POOR /5200 KNOT-FT/.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 54.
RH..................MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING TO THE EAST LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MAX...FAIR /18900 KNOT-FT/.

$$
FORECASTER...CRAVEN
REQUESTED BY...ERIC WARD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140416.DYERR.02/TOP





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