Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROCKY ROAD...PORT LOUISA NWR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
745 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH BY AFTERNOON
AS HIGH PRESSURE BEGINS TO BUILD INTO THE REGION. GENERALLY
DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED INTO SATURDAY. THE NEXT CHANCE OF RAIN
WILL COME SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH EASTER SUNDAY.

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 CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........47 AT IGNITION...MAX 56.
RH..................60 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 47 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 14 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3900 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8 TO 17 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 7 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............47     52     55     56
RH..............60     52     49     47
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 7   W 6    W 6    W 5
EYE LVL WND GST.15     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....2700   3600   3700   3900
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 10  W 9    W 8    W 7
HAINES INDEX....4      4      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 36.
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH AROUND 5
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND SHIFT..........NORTHWEST BECOMING NORTH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 100-1600 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 5 TO 6 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 63.
RH..................MIN 34 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MORNING BECOMING
                    LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND SHIFT..........NORTHEAST BECOMING SOUTHEAST.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 1 TO 8 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MCCLURE
REQUESTED BY...RON KNOPIK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140417.ROCKY.01/DVN






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