Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR GEORGE KUNCH...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
726 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SHOWERS WILL BE POSSIBLE TODAY AS THE FIRST PART OF A STORM
SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE AREA. LATE TONIGHT AND INTO THURSDAY
THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE AS THE SECOND PART OF THE
STORM SYSTEM MOVES THROUGH THE AREA.

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.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........55 AT IGNITION...MAX 57.
RH..................51 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 0 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 21 MPH INCREASING TO 21
                    TO 22 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
CWR.................10 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
LAL.................VERY LOW
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2600 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 24 MPH INCREASING TO 28 TO 32
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY COVER.......CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............55     56     57     55
RH..............51     50     51     56
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 11  SE 13  SE 15  SE 15
EYE LVL WND GST.20     25     30     30
MIX HGT (FT)....2500   2500   2400   2400
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 22  SE 24  SE 31  SE 32
HAINES INDEX....4      3      2      2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    IN THE EVENING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47.
RH..................MAX 0 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 20 TO 22 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
LAL.................LOW
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 24 TO 31 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT). RAIN LIKELY AND
                    SCATTERED THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN WITH THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    LATE IN THE MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 61.
RH..................MIN 0 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 12 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST
                    10 TO 13 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
LAL.................MODERATE
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3000 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 23 TO 32 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 21 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 21 TO 28 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...ERVIN
REQUESTED BY...TOM SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140423.GEORG.01/DVN






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