Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4
000
FNUS73 KSGF 241233
FWSSGF

SPOT FORECAST FOR WATERSHED...USDA-FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
633 AM CST SAT JAN 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON JANUARY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS TODAY WILL BE OUT OF THE WEST AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH AND MAY BACK
TO THE SOUTHWEST A BIT DURING THE AFTERNOON.  A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH
THROUGH ON SUNDAY AND SWITCH THE WINDS TO THE NORTHWEST WITH GUSTY
CONDITIONS DURING THE AFTERNOON ALONG WITH A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....40 AT IGNITION...MAX 55.
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 41 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS WEST AT 7 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    WEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 FT AGL AT IGNITION...MAXIMUM 2000 FT AGL
                    INCREASING TO 2700 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 24 MPH.

TIME (CST)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     49     54     55
RH..............58     48     42     43
20 FT WIND......W 6    W 6    W 6    W 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....1100   2600   2500   1700
TRANSPORT WIND..W 15   W 15   W 18   W 22
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX....5      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 39.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 76 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......N/A.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....N/A.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............50     47     44     44     44     43
RH..............51     57     73     75     73     74
20 FT WIND......W 4    W 5    W 5    W 6    W 6    W 6
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....700    400    400    300    400    400
TRANSPORT WIND..W 26   W 29   W 30   W 32   W 37   W 41
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 43 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........SWITCH TO THE NORTHWEST BY MIDDAY WITH A COLD FRONT.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....20 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 39 TO 46 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   NONE
TEMP............40     39     43     51     51     48
RH..............78     73     57     46     43     48
20 FT WIND......W 6    W 6    W 10   NW 12  NW 13  NW 12
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     20     30     30     25
MIX HGT (FT)....400    100    1500   4100   5000   5200
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 45  NW 46  NW 45  NW 44  NW 43  NW 40
CHC OF PCPN (%).20     20     20     20     20     10
HAINES INDEX....3      4      4      4      3      3

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 13 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 TO 37 MPH.

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM   6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............45     41     38     36     34     32     30     31     37     46     53     54
RH..............57     59     63     71     77     83     85     75     59     45     40     44
20 FT WIND......NW 10  NW 8   NW 6   NW 5   NW 4   NW 4   W 3    W 5    W 5    W 6    W 6    W 6
20 FT WIND GUST.20     15     15     10     5      5      5             10     10     15     15
MIX HGT (FT)....4900   3800   3000   2600   2500   2300   1800   1800   1800   1700   1800   1600
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 37  N 32   N 25   N 21   NW 17  NW 15  NW 14  W 12   W 12   W 12   W 14   W 17
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX....2      2      2      3      3      3      3      3      3      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...LINDENBERG
REQUESTED BY...JESS REGISTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150124.WATER.01/SGF






USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.