Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HEADQUATERS...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
734 AM CDT SAT MAR 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MARCH 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

LIGHT WINDS AND QUICKLY FALLING HUMIDITIES WILL RULE FOR THIS
BURN. A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL ENTER THE AREA EARLY THIS AFTERNOON
BRINGING LIGHT WEST WINDS TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE FOR MUCH OF THE
AFTERNOON...WITH LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS DEVELOPING LATE IN THE DAY.
RH VALUES STEADILY FALL IN THE AFTERNOON AND ONLY RECOVER TO
AROUND 40 PERCENT AT SUNSET.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........60 AT IGNITION...MAX 75.
RH..................47 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 24.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 5 MPH AT IGNITION BECOMING LIGHT EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH TOWARD
                    EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /4700 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.MAX...GOOD
                    /31600 KNOT-FT/.

11 AM...TEMP 60...RH 47...WIND WEST AT 4 MPH.
12 PM...TEMP 65...RH 40...WIND SOUTHWEST AT 3 MPH.
1 PM...TEMP 70...RH 33...WIND SOUTHWEST AT 2 MPH.
2 PM...TEMP 73...RH 28...WIND SOUTHWEST AT 2 MPH.
3 PM...TEMP 74...RH 25...WIND SOUTHEAST AT 2 MPH.
4 PM...TEMP 75...RH 24...WIND SOUTHEAST AT 4 MPH.
5 PM...TEMP 74...RH 25...WIND SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.
6 PM...TEMP 72...RH 27...WIND SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.
7 PM...TEMP 69...RH 32...WIND SOUTHEAST AT 6 MPH.
8 PM...TEMP 64...RH 40...WIND SOUTHEAST AT 6 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 43.
RH..................MAX 90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MIN...POOR /700 KNOT-FT/.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 77.
RH..................MIN 33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MAX...GOOD /54000 KNOT-FT/.

$$
FORECASTER...POAGE
REQUESTED BY...BLAKE STEWART
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150321.HEADQ.01/TOP






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