Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Topeka, KS

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DYER RX...STATE/FEDERAL OFFICIAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS
336 PM CDT WED APR 16 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1830 CDT ON APRIL 16.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 6 PM CDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...

MAIN CONCERN IS WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED AROUND IGNITION TIME.
SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL BE IN THE PROCESS OF SHIFTING TO THE
NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT BETWEEN 1800 AND 1830. WIND SPEEDS WILL
BE AROUND 18 TO 22 MPH WITH GUSTS TO NEAR 28 MPH OR 30 MPH. RH
WILL BE AROUND 25 TO 27 PERCENT AT IGNITION RISING TO AROUND 40
PERCENT BY 2000 HOURS.

.REST OF THIS AFTERNOON...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 69.
RH..................27 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 26.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 28 MPH BETWEEN IGNITION AT 6 PM AND 630 PM...OTHERWISE
SOUTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT /135700 KNOT- FT/ AT IGNITION.
                    MAX...EXCELLENT /167400 KNOT-FT/.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 37.
RH..................MAX 70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 7 TO 12
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MIN...POOR /5200 KNOT-FT/.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 54.
RH..................MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN SHIFTING TO THE EAST LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....MAX...FAIR /18900 KNOT-FT/.

$$
FORECASTER...WOYNICK
REQUESTED BY...ERIC WARD
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140416.DYERR.02/TOP






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