Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MUD BOTTOMS PILES...PORT LOUISA NWR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
800 AM CST WED FEB 25 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CST ON FEBRUARY 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WINTER STORM WILL MOVE ACROSS IOWA AND ILLINOIS TODAY AND TONIGHT
BRINGING ACCUMULATING SNOW TO 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 SNOW
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........19 AT IGNITION...MAX 22.
RH..................77 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 70 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 6 TO 13 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 9 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CST)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY
WEATHER COV.....       S CHC  CHANCE LIKELY DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   SNOW   SNOW   SNOW   SNOW
TEMP............19     21     20     20     21
RH..............77     71     81     88     84
EYE LEVEL WIND..SE 4   E 6    E 7    E 9    E 8
EYE LVL WND GST.       10     15     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)....1700   1700   1700   1800   1900
TRANSPORT WIND..E 13   E 14   E 15   E 16   E 17
HAINES INDEX....3      2      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). SNOW UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 12.
RH..................MAX 88 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 12 TO 14 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 18 TO 26 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 28
                    TO 29 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (70-80 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). CHANCE OF SNOW IN
                    THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 16.
RH..................MIN 58 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 14 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NORTH BECOMING NORTHWEST.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 21 TO 26 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...PIERCE
REQUESTED BY...ERIK ACKER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150225.MUDBO.01/DVN




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