Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RINGGOLD WESTCENT...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
916 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1330 CDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

AN INITIAL OBSERVATION AT IGNITION AND A MID BURN OBSERVATION ARE REQUIRED...
PLEASE RELAY THEM TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR EACH PRESCRIBED BURN.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SHIFT EAST TODAY AND ALLOW FOR WINDS TO SHIFT
AND INCREASE OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST LATE THIS MORNING INTO THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. SUNNY SKIES AND DRY CONDITIONS WITH TEMPERATURES
RISING TO AROUND 65 AND RH VALUES DROPPING TO AROUND 35 TO 40 PERCENT
BY THIS AFTERNOON.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........38 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 2 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO 12 TO 14 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO EXCELLENT (600-62600 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........13  13  14  14  13
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............61  63  65  66  65
RH..............44  41  40  38  40
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..10  12  10  10  10
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  15  15  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.SE  SE  SE  S   S
EYE LVL WND SPD.7   9   7   7   7
EYE LVL WND GST.15  15  15  15  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.3 4.7 5.2 5.6 5.3
MIXNG WIND DIR..SE  SE  S   S   S
MIXNG WIND SPD..9   9   10  12  14
HAINES INDEX....5   5   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1800 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 8 TO 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO EXCELLENT (1900-67600 KNOT-FT)
                    DECREASING TO POOR TO POOR (1900-2300 KNOT-FT)
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........12     11     10     11     11     10
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65     62     56     52     51     50
RH..............40     46     55     66     68     68
20 FT WIND......S 12   SE 8   SE 8   S 9    S 9    S 9
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10     10     10     10     10
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 9    SE 6   SE 6   S 6    S 6    S 6
EYE LVL WND GST.15     10     10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....5100   3300   300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......S 15   SE 14  SE 9   SE 9   SE 9   S 10
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      4      4      3

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 18 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 20
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 18 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 20
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........12        17        30        41
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............47        57        70        75
RH..............79        64        49        45
20 FT WIND......S 9G10    S 14G15   S 17G25   S 20G30
EYE LEVEL WIND..S 6G10    S 10G15   S 12G25   S 14G30

$$
FORECASTER...BEERENDS
REQUESTED BY...NATURAL RESOURCE TECH 2
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140418.RINGG.01/DMX



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