Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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Spot Forecast for redbird farms...DNR
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
936 AM CDT Fri Apr 21 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on April 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the
National Weather Service Quad Cities at (563) 386-3815.

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure and quiet weather will be the main story for the
next few days. Min RH values are forecast to stay above 30
percent through this weekend. No hazardous grassland fire danger
exists at this time.

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.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Begin/end of pcpn...None.
Max temperature.....Around 60.
Min humidity........44 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 7 to 11 mph.
Wind shift..........None.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 7 to 11 mph.
Mixing height.......1100-2700 ft AGL increasing to 3100-4200 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Northeast 15 to 21 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5 or low to moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI................0 to 2.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky (%).........51     51     47     48
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0
Temp............52     57     60     60
RH..............56     49     46     44
20 ft wind......N 7    N 8    NE 9   NE 9
20 ft wind gust.15     20     20     20
Eye level wind..N 5    N 6    NE 7   NE 7
Eye lvl wnd gst.15     20     20     20
Mix hgt (ft)....2700   3400   4000   4200
Transport wind..NE 17  NE 18  NE 17  NE 21
Haines index....5      5      4      4

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (50-60 percent) then becoming
                    partly cloudy (35-45 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Begin/end of pcpn...None.
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........89 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph.
Wind shift..........None.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 6 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......2800-4100 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1600 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast 18 to 24 mph decreasing to 3 to 10
                    mph in the late evening and overnight.
Haines Index........2 to 3 or very low to low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI................0.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........51     51     44     38     36     32
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............58     54     49     45     43     41
RH..............47     54     68     76     82     85
20 ft wind......NE 8   NE 6   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   NE 6
20 ft wind gust.20     15     10     10     10     15
Eye level wind..NE 6   NE 5   NE 4   NE 4   NE 4   NE 4
Eye lvl wnd gst.20     15     10     10     10     15
Mix hgt (ft)....4100   2800   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..NE 23  NE 18  NE 5   NE 5   NE 7   NE 8
Haines index....3      3      2      3      3      3

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (20-30 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Begin/end of pcpn...None.
Max temperature.....Around 62.
Min humidity........35 percent.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 7 to 9 mph.
Wind shift..........None.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 7 to 9 mph.
Mixing height.......600-2500 ft AGL increasing to 3100-4500 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Northeast 12 to 21 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5 or low to moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI................0 to 2.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........31     29     24     21     19     16
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............39     42     50     54     58     62
RH..............89     76     54     46     40     35
20 ft wind......NE 6   NE 6   NE 7   NE 7   NE 7   NE 7
20 ft wind gust.15     15     15     15     15     15
Eye level wind..NE 4   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5
Eye lvl wnd gst.15     15     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....600    1300   2500   3700   4400   4500
Transport wind..NE 12  NE 16  E 21   E 18   E 17   NE 16
Haines index....4      5      5      5      5      5

$$
Forecaster...Uttech
Requested by...David Kutz
Type of request...Prescribed
.TAG 1706989.0/DVN



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