Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR COOKS CAVE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
825 AM CST FRI JAN 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0752 CST ON JANUARY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE REGION TODAY. A WEAK COLD FRONT IS
EXPECTED TO DROP THROUGH THE AREA LATE TONIGHT...SHIFTING SOUTHWEST
WINDS BRIEFLY NORTHWESTERLY BEFORE RETURNING SOUTHWESTERLY BY LATE
SATURDAY AFTERNOON. THE NEXT CHANCE FOR PRECIPITATION WILL BE SUNDAY
WITH THE BETTER CHANCES ACROSS ILLINOIS...THOUGH AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED
TO BE VERY LIGHT.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........DECREASING CLOUDINESS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
TEMPERATURE.........29 AT REQUEST...MAX 45.
RH..................90 PERCENT AT REQUEST...MIN AROUND 40 PERCENT.
WIND...EYE LEVEL....LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING NORTHERLY AT LESS
                    THAN 5 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
WIND...20 FT........LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING NORTHERLY AROUND
                    5 MPH THIS AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 1500 FEET THIS MORNING...2500 FT AGL AT
                    MAX HEATING.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTH AROUND 6 MPH.
VENTILATION RATE....POOR (1948 M^2/S) AT MAX HEATING.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 27.
RH..................MAX AROUND 90 PERCENT.
WIND...EYE LEVEL....LIGHT NORTHERLY AT LESS THAN 5 MPH BECOMING WEST LATE.
WIND...20 FT........LIGHT AND VARIABLE BECOMING WEST AROUND 5 MPH LATE.
HAINES INDEX........N/A.
MIXING HEIGHT.......N/A.
TRANSPORT WIND......N/A.
VENTILATION RATE....N/A.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................NO TSTMS.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 50.
RH..................MIN AROUND 40 PERCENT.
WIND...EYE LEVEL....WEST AT LESS THAN 5 MPH.
WIND...20 FT........WEST 6 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100 FT AGL AT MAX HEATING.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHWEST AROUND 22 MPH.
VENTILATION RATE....POOR (6143 M^2/S) AT MAX HEATING.

$$

FORECASTER...MILLER
REQUESTED BY...RYAN KINGSLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150123.COOKS.01/LSX





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