Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS St. Louis, MO

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Spot Forecast for Cave Branch...USFS
National Weather Service Saint Louis MO
322 PM CDT Sat Apr 21 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1600 CDT on April 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the
National Weather Service.

.DISCUSSION...
There is a heightened fire danger this afternoon across eastern Missouri
and west central Illinois due to a combination of low relative humidity,
between 25 amd 30 percent, dry fuels and increased winds. Low pressure will
approach the area late tonight with increasing chances for showers tonight
into Sunday mainly along and south of Interstate 70.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........68 at request...Max 69.
RH..................26 percent at request...Min 22 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds southeast at 9 mph at request...otherwise
                    Southeast winds 8 to 9 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Eye level winds.....Winds southeast at 5 mph at request...otherwise
                    Southeast winds 4 to 5 mph. Gusts up to 8 mph
                    late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........N/A.
Mixing height.......N/A.
Transport winds.....N/A.
Smoke dispersal.....N/A.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (90-100 percent). Slight chance of rain
                    showers in the evening, then rain showers after
                    midnight.
Chance of pcpn......80 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Min 52.
RH..................Max 83 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 9 mph.
Eye level winds.....East winds 3 to 5 mph.
Haines Index........N/A.
Mixing height.......N/A.
Transport winds.....N/A.
Smoke dispersal.....N/A.

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). Rain showers.
Chance of pcpn......100 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Temperature.........Max 57.
RH..................Min 77 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 9 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph. Gusts up to 10
                    mph.
Haines Index........2 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL at max heating.
Transport winds.....East around 33 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair (9110 m/s-m) at max heating.

$$
Forecaster...Byrd
Requested by...Leith
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807278.0/LSX



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