Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WAPELLO BOTTOMS WMA...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
809 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COOL PLEASANT SPRING DAY IS SET FOR TODAY WITH NORTH WINDS OF 10
TO 15 MPH GUSTING TO 20 MPH THROUGH THE DAY. TONIGHT...WINDS WILL BECOME
LIGHT AND SWITCH TO THE EAST AND SOUTHEAST. AFTER TODAYS SUN...
THERE WILL BE CLOUDS AND A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND STORMS WEDNESDAY AND THURSDAY.

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.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........53 AT IGNITION...MAX 64.
RH..................51 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 31 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 12 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 17 TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............53     58     62     64     62
RH..............51     42     34     31     35
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 10   N 9    N 9    NW 9   N 6
EYE LVL WND GST.20     15     15     15     10
MIX HGT (FT)....4100   5200   5700   5800   5400
TRANSPORT WIND..N 25   N 23   N 20   N 18   N 17
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 42.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING EAST AROUND 5
                    MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
WIND SHIFT..........NORTHEAST TO EAST.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-5200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800-1900 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 8 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 3 TO 7
                    MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 64.
RH..................MIN 38 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 15 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 9 TO 18 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 23 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...HAASE
REQUESTED BY...ANDY ROBBINS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.WAPEL.01/DVN






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