Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MALLARD WPA...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
426 PM CDT THU APR 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

AN INITIAL OBSERVATION AT IGNITION AND A MID BURN OBSERVATION ARE REQUIRED...
PLEASE RELAY THEM TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR EACH PRESCRIBED BURN.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVER THE STATE LATE TONIGHT AND FRIDAY.
THE HIGH WILL MOVE TO THE EAST FRIDAY NIGHT WITH WESTERLY WINDS
BECOMING SOUTHEAST BY SATURDAY MORNING.  DRY WEATHER IS EXPECTED
FRIDAY INTO SATURDAY WITH RAIN MOVING IN SATURDAY NIGHT INTO THE
FIRST OF NEXT WEEK.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 38.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 12 TO 18 MPH BECOMING WEST 3 TO 7 MPH
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (700-17300 KNOT-FT).
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST 5 TO 7 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........62     29     15     11     10     8
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............48     49     45     43     40     39
RH..............83     77     82     86     92     89
20 FT WIND......NW 9   NW 9   NW 3   W 5    W 6    W 7
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     5
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 6   NW 6   NW 2   W 4    W 4    W 5
EYE LVL WND GST.10     10     5
MIX HGT (FT)....1100   600    300    300    300    300
MIXNG WIND......NW 18  W 12   S 3    SW 5   SW 6   W 7
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      5      5      5

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 7 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 17 TO 23 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-51100 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (94100-160500 KNOT-FT)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........25        32        35        37
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............38        49        62        68
RH..............89        63        41        31
20 FT WIND......W 8G10    W 9G10    W 10G15   W 10G15
EYE LEVEL WIND..W 6G10    W 6G10    W 7G15    W 7G15
MIX HGT (FT)....300       700       4900      9000
MIXNG WIND......W 7       W 14      W 22      W 21
HAINES INDEX....5         5         5         5

$$
FORECASTER...SCHUMACHER
REQUESTED BY...CHAD LORETH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140424.MALLA.01/DMX



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