Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WESTERN STAR RX...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
522 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON MARCH 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A WEAK COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO PUSH THROUGH THE AREA ON
TUESDAY MORNING BETWEEN 9 AM AND 11 AM AND WILL SWITCH THE
WINDS TO THE NORTHWEST.  DRY CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED THROUGH
THE PERIOD.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 48.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 69 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 7 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......N/A.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....N/A.

TIME (CDT)      5 PM   7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............68     65     59     56     54     53     51
RH..............28     33     43     51     58     64     69
20 FT WIND......SW 5   S 5    S 5    S 5    SW 5   SW 5   SW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....3600   2900   1200   200    300    200    200
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 17  SW 20  SW 18  SW 15  SW 12  SW 10  SW 9
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0      10
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      4      4      4

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63 AT IGNITION...MAX 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS NORTHWEST AT 5 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........WIND SHIFT FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST IN MORNING.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 FT AGL AT IGNITION...MAXIMUM 1900 FT AGL
                    INCREASING TO 3900 FT AGL EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 6 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............52     53     60     66     70     73
RH..............70     73     59     50     43     38
20 FT WIND......SW 4   W 5    NW 4   N 4    N 4    N 4
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....200    400    900    1500   2500   3600
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 9   W 9    W 9    NW 9   NW 8   N 7
CHC OF PCPN (%).10     10     10     10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      5      5      5      5

$$
FORECASTER...LINDENBERG
REQUESTED BY...GREG PAINTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150331.WESTE.01/SGF






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