Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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Spot Forecast for Jordan Acres...Story County Conservation
National Weather Service Des Moines IA
1035 AM CST Tue Dec 12 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CST on December 12.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

An initial observation at ignition and a mid burn observation are required.

Please relay them to the National Weather Service for each prescribed burn.

.DISCUSSION...
Fairly seasonal fire weather conditions should be in place today
with relatively shallow mixing and no extremes. Skies should
initially be sunny, but with the potential for some clouds later
this afternoon.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 34.
Min humidity........48 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 7 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......1900-2600 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 12 to 14 mph.
Haines Index........2 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CST)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........36  45  58  71  80  82  79
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............25  26  29  30  31  31  30
RH..............55  52  48  51  56  61  66
20 FT WIND DIR..NW  NW  W   W   W   W   SW
20 FT WIND SPD..9   9   9   9   9   8   7
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.1 2.4 2.5 2.5 2.6 2.3 1.9
MIXNG WIND DIR..NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W
MIXNG WIND SPD..14  14  14  14  14  13  12
HAINES INDEX....4   4   3   3   2   2   3

$$
Forecaster...Small
Requested by...Ben Marcus
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1719881.0/DMX
.EMAIL bmarcus@storycountyiowa.gov



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