Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLANKSHIRE...DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ST LOUIS MO
637 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 CDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY AND WARMER WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH SATURDAY. WIND WILL
BE LIGHT THIS MORNING BUT WILL INCREASE TO 3 TO 5 MPH THIS
AFTERNOON. EXPECTING WIND TO BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE AGAIN
TONIGHT. SATURDAY EXPECT WIND TO TURN TO THE SOUTHEAST BY
LATE MORNING OR EARLY AFTERNOON AND INCREASE TO 5 TO 7 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........62 AT IGNITION...MAX 69.
RH..................55 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 37 PERCENT.
WIND...EYE LEVEL....LIGHT WIND UNTIL LATE MORNING BECOMING
                    NORTHEAST AT 2 TO 3 MPH BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
WIND...20 FT........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 5 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WIND UNTIL LATE
                    MORNING BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AT IGNITION...6400 FT AGL AT MAX HEATING.
TRANSPORT WIND......NORTHEAST AROUND 7 MPH.
VENTILATION RATE....POOR (6001 M^2/S) AT MAX HEATING.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 44.
RH..................MAX 89 PERCENT.
WIND...EYE LEVEL....EAST WIND 2 TO 3 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE.
WIND...20 FT........EAST WIND AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT FROM MID EVENING THROUGH THE
                    OVERNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........N/A.
MIXING HEIGHT.......N/A.
TRANSPORT WIND......N/A.
VENTILATION RATE....N/A.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72.
RH..................MIN 39 PERCENT.
WIND...EYE LEVEL....LIGHT WIND IN THE MORNING BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    AT 2 TO 5 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND...20 FT........LIGHT WIND UNTIL LATE MORNING BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL AT MAX HEATING.
TRANSPORT WIND......SOUTHEAST AROUND 8 MPH.
VENTILATION RATE....POOR (6221 M^2/S) AT MAX HEATING.

$$

FORECASTER...CARNEY
REQUESTED BY...RON COLATSKIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140418.BLANK.01/LSX





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