Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SPOT FORECAST FOR TALLGRASS WEST...NATL PARK SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
844 AM CDT THU OCT 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON OCTOBER 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES THIS MORNING WILL SEE A SLOW INCREASE IN CLOUD COVER
AS THE DAY GOES ON. WINDS SOUTH THIS MORNING BECOME A LIGHT
SOUTHWEST BY MIDDLE AFTERNOON. A WEAK FRONT PASSES EARLY THIS
EVENING WITH WINDS BECOMING NORTHWESTERLY AROUND 6 TO 7 PM. RH
DROPS INTO THE MIDDLE 30S BY THE AFTERNOON. LET US KNOW IF YOU
HAVE ANY QUESTIONS!


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........58 AT IGNITION...MAX 78.
RH..................70 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 37.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 10 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHWEST IN THE MIDDLE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 8 MPH TOWARD EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /8000 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION...BECOMING FAIR BY NOON.
                    MAX...FAIR /27200 KNOT-FT/.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND
                    5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MIN...POOR /2200 KNOT-FT/.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70.
RH..................MIN 39 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MAX...EXCELLENT /66400 KNOT-FT/.

$$
FORECASTER...CRAVEN
REQUESTED BY...KRISTEN HASE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141016.TALLG.01/TOP






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