Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2
000
FNUS73 KLSX 181036
FWSLSX

Spot Forecast for Prairie Unit 6...Missouri Dept of Conservation
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
536 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 CDT on October 18.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the
National Weather Service.

.DISCUSSION...
It will be dry and warmer today with an increasing south wind.
Wind will back to the south-southeast during the early evening.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........59 at ignition...Max 74.
RH..................55 percent at ignition...Min 29 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds south at 7 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    South winds 7 to 10 mph.
Eye level winds.....light south wind at ignition...becoming south
                    around 5 mph in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......600 ft AGL at ignition, 3000 ft AGL at max heating.
Transport winds.....South around 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (6710 m/s-m) at max heating.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
Sky (%).........5      5      16     38     37     30
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............1      1      1      1      1      1
Temp............59     67     72     74     68     63
RH..............55     45     38     34     43     52
20 ft wind......S 7    S 8    S 9    S 10   S 8    S 6
20 ft wind gust.9      12     12     12     10     7

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Min 53.
RH..................Max 85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 7 mph in the evening becoming
                    light.
Eye level winds.....Light south wind.
Haines Index........N/A.
Mixing height.......N/A.
Transport winds.....N/A.
Smoke dispersal.....N/A.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (0-5 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Max 80.
RH..................Min 31 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light southwest winds.
Eye level winds.....Light southwest wind.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......3600 ft AGL at max heating.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor (5070 m/s-m) at max heating.

$$
Forecaster...Carney
Requested by...Jessi Tapp
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717403.0/LSX



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.