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SPOT FORECAST FOR COWELS BOG PILES 4...NPS, INDIANA DUNES NL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1004 AM CST FRI FEB 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON FEBRUARY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...FULL SUNSHINE UNDER HIGH PRESSURE WILL ALLOW TEMPS
TO CONTINUE RISING BACK ABOVE ZERO FOR ALL AREAS THROUGH LATE
MORNING...WITH HIGHS IN THE TEENS THIS AFTERNOON AND AS WESTERLY
WINDS PREVAIL.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY THEN
                    BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........12 AT IGNITION...MAX 15.
RH..................60 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 53 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 500-1500 FT
                    AGL INCREASING TO 2000-3000 FT AGL...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 1500 FT AGL LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..14.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /13000 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...POOR
                    /29500 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........29  22  16  14  13  12  12  13
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............12  14  15  15  15  15  14  12
RH..............60  55  53  53  53  53  55  58
20FT WIND DIR...280 280 280 280 280 270 270 250
20FT SPEED(MPH).5   5   6   6   5   4   4   4
20FT SPEED(KT)..4   4   5   5   4   3   3   3
20FT GUST(MPH)..9   10  13  12  9   8   8   8
20FT GUST(KT)...8   9   11  10  8   7   7   7
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.5 2.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 2.0 1.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.280 280 280 280 270 270 270 250
TRANSP WIND SPD.10  10  10  9   9   8   8   8
VRATE KT-FT/100013  23  29  30  27  21  16  9

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 1.
RH..................MAX 83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..MISSING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (1500-5500 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........13  11  8   6   7   8   8   8   9   10  12  16
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............10  9   9   8   7   6   5   4   4   3   2   1
RH..............63  63  63  66  69  69  72  75  72  75  79  83
20FT WIND DIR...240 240 230 230 230 230 220 220 210 210 200 190
20FT SPEED(MPH).4   4   5   5   5   4   4   4   3   3   3   3
20FT SPEED(KT)..3   3   4   4   4   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
20FT GUST(MPH)..8   8   9   9   9   8   8   8   7   7   7   7
20FT GUST(KT)...7   7   8   8   8   7   7   7   6   6   6   6
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.240 240 240 240 240 230 230 230 230 230 220 210
TRANSP WIND SPD.8   8   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   9   8   8
VRATE KT-FT/10005   4   4   5   6   6   5   4   3   2   2   2

.SATURDAY...

MIXING TEMP 1700FT..21.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (1500-21000 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
VRATE KT-FT/10002   2   3   4   8   13  17  20  21  21  16  10

$$
FORECASTER...RODRIGUEZ
REQUESTED BY...JOE JAMES
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150227.COWEL.01/LOT





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