Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Hastings, NE

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FNUS73 KGID 051819
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SPOT FORECAST FOR KIRWIN SOUTH...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE HASTINGS NE
119 PM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1500 CDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WIND WILL BE RATHER LIGHT FROM THE SOUTH OR SOUTHEAST AS A SURFACE
RIDGE SLIPS FARTHER EAST. AN UPPER RIDGE IS BUILDING FROM THE WEST
THAT WILL HELP BUMP TEMPERATURES UP TO AROUND 80. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE 20 TO 25 PERCENT RANGE DUE IN PART TO
INCREASED TEMPERATURE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (0-10 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500-6800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 2 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........4      6
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............80     81
RH..............25     25
20 FT WIND......SE 5   SE 6
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15
HAINES INDEX....4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MAX HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 6 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-4400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1400 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 9 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........6      7      9      10     12     14
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............78     69     62     59     56     53
RH..............29     42     56     62     69     77
20 FT WIND......SE 6   SE 5   SE 5   S 5    S 5    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     10     10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      6      6      5

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3100-4300 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 26 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY (%).........16     16     16     18     16     18
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............53     64     74     80     83     85
RH..............77     58     44     38     36     33
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 7    S 10   S 12   S 11   S 10
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     25     25     25     25
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...NWS
REQUESTED BY...ANDY SCHELL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.KIRWI.01/GID



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