Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Chicago, IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PUSSYTOES UNIT...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
856 AM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0930 CDT ON MARCH 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE PASSING SOUTH OF THE AREA WILL MAINTAIN WEST WINDS
TODAY...WITH GUSTS 15-20 MPH DEVELOPING UNDER MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES BY
LATE MORNING. THERE WILL BE AN INCREASE IN MID AND HIGH CLOUD COVER
FROM MIDDAY INTO THIS AFTERNOON...THOUGH ANY PRECIPITATION IS EXPECTED
TO REMAIN WELL NORTH AND NORTHEAST OF THE FIRE LOCATION. EARLY MORNING
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOW 40S WILL WARM TO THE LOW 60S THROUGH THIS
AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LOWER INTO THE 30 TO 35 PERCENT RANGE
THIS AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........45 AT IGNITION...MAX 60.
RH..................70 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 8 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 12 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 300-2200 FT
                    AGL INCREASING TO 3100-4900 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 2600 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..56.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /7900 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD
                    /42900 KNOT-FT/ INCREASING TO GOOD TO EXCELLENT
                    (56500-83700 KNOT-FT) IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........17  23  31  47  56  55  54  53  53  52
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............41  45  49  52  55  57  59  60  59  57
RH..............70  65  58  50  45  40  37  35  37  42
20 FT WIND DIR..250 260 260 260 260 260 250 250 240 220
20 FT WIND SPD..5   6   7   8   9   9   8   8   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.10  15  15  20  20  20  20  20  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.4 1.0 1.6 2.2 3.1 4.0 4.9 3.7 2.6
TRANSP WIND DIR.290 280 280 270 270 270 260 250 250 240
TRANSP WIND SPD.24  23  23  23  23  21  20  20  22  25
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   10  10
VRATE KT-FT/10007   8   20  32  43  57  68  84  72  58

$$
FORECASTER...RATZER
REQUESTED BY...BILL KLEIMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150330.PUSSY.01/LOT



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