Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Quad Cities, IA IL

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WAPELLO BOTTOMS WMA...IOWA DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA IL
828 AM CDT THU MAR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MARCH 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL RESULT IN FAIR SKIES AND COOL CONDITIONS THROUGH
TONIGHT WITH NORTHWEST WINDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH...SOME GUSTS TO NEAR 20 MPH.
AFTERNOON RH VALUES WILL FALL TO AROUND 40 PERCENT.

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.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT CLOUD COVERAGE).
TEMPERATURE.........40 AT IGNITION...MAX 46.
RH..................52 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 37 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO
                    17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 14 TO 23 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLEAR PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     44     46     45
RH..............52     41     37     39
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 11  NW 11  NW 12  NW 11
EYE LVL WND GST.20     25     25     25
MIX HGT (FT)....3700   4800   5400   5500
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 21  NW 21  NW 23  NW 23
HAINES INDEX....4      5      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT CLOUD COVERAGE).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 26.
RH..................MAX 80 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 13 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500-5100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 13 TO 21 MPH DECREASING TO 3 TO 10 MPH IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT CLOUD COVERAGE).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 41.
RH..................MIN 34 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200-6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 7 TO 12 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...NICHOLS
REQUESTED BY...ANDY ROBBINS - NRB
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150326.WAPEL.01/DVN





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