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Spot Forecast for Potato Fire...UPDATED
National Weather Service Springfield MO
249 AM CST Wed Nov 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 CST on November 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at 1-800-762-4363, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Dry weather can be expected through the upcoming weekend. A light
north wind will continue today with afternoon humidity values
falling to around 25 percent. Winds will become light and
variable tonight with fair humidity recovery. Light west winds are
expected for Thursday with warmer temperatures.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (10-20 percent).
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
TEMPERATURE.........Max 47.
RH..................Min 27 percent.
DEWPOINT............16.
APPARENT TEMP.......20.
WIND SHIFT..........
WIND (20 FT)........North winds 5 to 6 mph until late afternoon
                    becoming light.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2700 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....North 3 to 9 mph.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to fair (3400-13800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........1   0   0   0   0   0   0   8   17  25  26  27
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
TEMP............26  27  27  31  35  39  42  45  47  47  45  42
DEWPOINT........15  16  16  17  17  16  16  15  15  15  15  15
RH..............63  63  63  56  47  39  33  30  28  27  29  33
APARNT TMP (F)..20  20  20  24  29  35  39  42  44  44  43  40
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..4   4   5   5   5   4   4   4   4   4   3   2
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   10  10  10  5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.2 1.2 1.3 1.5 1.7 2.0 2.3 2.6 2.7 2.6 1.9 1.1
TRANSP WIND DIR.N   N   NE  NE  NE  N   N   N   N   NW  NW  N
TRANSP WIND SPD.9   8   8   9   8   7   6   6   6   6   5   3
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
VRATE KT-FT/100010  8   9   12  12  12  11  13  14  13  8   3

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (20-30 percent).
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
TEMPERATURE.........Min 27.
RH..................Max 74 percent.
DEWPOINT............18.
APPARENT TEMP.......27.
WIND SHIFT..........
WIND (20 FT)........Light winds.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-400 ft AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Southwest 0 to 3 mph.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to poor (0-800 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........29  32  36  40  32  24  15  13  10  7   9   11
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
TEMP............39  37  35  33  32  31  30  30  29  29  28  27
DEWPOINT........16  16  17  17  18  18  18  18  18  18  19  20
RH..............38  43  47  51  55  58  59  60  61  64  69  74
APARNT TMP (F)..39  37  35  33  32  31  30  30  29  29  28  27
20 FT WIND DIR..NW  N   NE  E   E   S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT WIND SPD..2   1   1   1   1   2   2   2   1   1   1   2
20 FT WIND GUST.5                   5   5   5               5
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.4 0.2 0.2 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2 0.2
TRANSP WIND DIR.N   N   NE  E   SE  S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
TRANSP WIND SPD.2   1   0   0   0   1   2   2   3   3   3   3
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3   3
VRATE KT-FT/10001   0   0   0   0   0   1   1   1   1   1   1

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-10 percent).
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 percent.
TEMPERATURE.........Max 58.
RH..................Min 33 percent.
DEWPOINT............21 increasing to 30.
APPARENT TEMP.......28.
WIND SHIFT..........
WIND (20 FT)........Light winds becoming west around 5 mph during
                    early and mid afternoon, then becoming light
                    late in the afternoon.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200-2000 ft AGL increasing to 900-2300 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....Northwest 3 to 12 mph.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....Poor to fair (700-24100 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........13  11  6   4   4   3   3   2   2   1   1   1
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
TEMP............28  29  32  40  47  51  54  57  58  58  56  53
DEWPOINT........19  20  22  23  24  26  27  28  29  30  31  32
RH..............68  69  66  50  40  37  35  33  33  34  38  44
APARNT TMP (F)..28  29  32  38  46  51  54  57  58  58  56  53
20 FT WIND DIR..S   SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..1   2   2   2   2   3   3   4   4   4   3   2
20 FT WIND GUST.            5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.2 0.3 0.5 0.7 1.1 1.6 2.0 2.2 2.3 2.2 1.6 0.9
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W   NW
TRANSP WIND SPD.3   5   7   8   9   10  10  12  12  12  9   6
HAINES INDEX....3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   3   3   3   4
VRATE KT-FT/10001   1   3   5   9   14  18  22  24  22  13  5

$$
Forecaster...SCHAUMANN
Requested by...Charlene Nazarenko
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1719048.1/SGF
.EMAIL momocdispatch@fs.fed.us



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