Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Springfield, MO

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FNUS73 KSGF 092223
FWSSGF

SPOT FORECAST FOR THREE SISTERS...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPRINGFIELD MO
523 PM CDT WED APR 9 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0930 CDT ON APRIL 10.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL REMAIN SOUTH TO SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE BOTH TONIGHT
AND MUCH OF THE DAY THURSDAY IN ADVANCE OF AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT
WHICH WILL PUSH THROUGH BY EARLY EVENING THURSDAY.  DRY CONDITIONS ARE
EXPECTED WITH THE FRONTAL PASSAGE.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 64 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 6 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO HIGH POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......N/A.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....N/A.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............67     62     58     56     54     52
RH..............25     38     44     51     58     63
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 5    S 5    S 5    S 4    S 4
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....2400   1200   500    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 23  S 23   SW 21  S 18   S 22   SW 28
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX....4      4      5      6      6      6

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63 AT IGNITION...MAX 79.
MIN HUMIDITY........59 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 38 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS SOUTH AT 11 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........MAY SEE WINDS BECOME WEST TO NORTHWEST TOWARDS THE
                    EARLY EVENING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES THROUGH.
CHANCE OF PRECIP....0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900 FT AGL AT IGNITION...MAXIMUM 2100 FT AGL
                    INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 29 TO 38 MPH DECREASING TO 24 TO 26
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............51     55     63     70     74     78
RH..............67     64     55     46     42     38
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 6    S 9    SW 10  SW 10  SW 7
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     20     20     20     15
MIX HGT (FT)....300    500    900    1500   3100   4900
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 36  SW 38  SW 38  SW 35  SW 31  SW 26
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
HAINES INDEX....6      6      6      5      5      4

$$
FORECASTER...LINDENBERG
REQUESTED BY...JESS REGISTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140410.THREE.01/SGF






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