Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS North Platte, NE

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SPOT FORECAST FOR EE 61...USFWS CRESCENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NORTH PLATTE NE
936 AM CDT FRI OCT 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MDT ON OCTOBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY BUILD NORTHEAST ACROSS NORTHWEST
NEBRASKA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON. LIGHT NORTH NORTHWESTERLY WIND
WILL SLOWLY TRANSITION TO NORTHEASTERLY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
NORTH TO SOUTH DRAINAGES WOULD SEE AN ADDITIONAL 2-3 MPH INCREASE
IN WIND SPEEDS DUE TO FUNNELING. TEMPERATURES TO REMAIN SEASONALLY
COOL WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY TO
REMAIN ABOVE 30 PERCENT EXCEPT FOR EXPOSED RIDGE TOPS WHERE MINIMUM
RH COULD APPROACH 25 PERCENT DURING PEAK HEATING.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 62.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW TO LOW.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........21  20  19  16  14  13  10
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............52  57  60  62  62  61  59
RH..............52  43  39  32  32  36  39
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   NE
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   5   5   5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.NW  N   N   N   N   N   NE
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   5   5   5   5   5
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10  10  10  10
HAINES INDEX....2   4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 35.
RH..................MAX 96 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3300 FT AGL UNTIL 2100...THEN 200-1300 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 6 TO 8 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........8      8      10     17     15     14
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............56     48     42     39     37     36
RH..............43     60     79     92     96     96
20 FT WIND......NE 5   E 4    E 4    E 4    SE 4   SE 5
20 FT WIND GUST.       5      5      5      5
EYE LEVEL WIND..NE 5   E 4    E 4    E 4    SE 4   SE 5
EYE LEVEL WIND..       5      5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

$$
FORECASTER...JACOBS
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS MASSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141017.EE61_.01/LBF







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