Suppression Forecast
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FNUS73 KDVN 251240
FWSDVN

Spot Forecast for Louisa County - Cairo Woods 1&2...LOUISA COUNTY CONSERVATION BOARD
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
740 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 CDT on April 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the
National Weather Service Quad Cities at (563) 386-3815.

.DISCUSSION...
Mostly clear skies and dry air will bring a day prescribed fires
will burn efficiently but are unlikely to spread out of control. The
dry weather should last for the next week.

The Grassland Fire Danger Index -GFDI- does not account for
precipitation that occurs or any snow on the ground. Please
make appropriate adjustments.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (40-50 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Begin/end of pcpn...None.
Max temperature.....Around 66.
Min humidity........27 percent.
Max apparent temp...66.
Eye level winds.....North winds 6 to 10 mph.
Wind shift..........None.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 6 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......1400-3100 ft AGL increasing to 3700-5600 ft AGL
                    late in the morning.
Transport winds.....Northeast 12 to 21 mph shifting to the north 8
                    to 10 mph early in the afternoon.
GFDI................Moderate.
Haines Index........2 to 4 or very low to low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........33     28     23     23
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0
LAL.............M      M      M      M
Temp............54     60     64     66
RH..............48     36     30     27
Aparnt tmp (F)..54     60     64     66
20 ft wind......NE 10  NE 8   N 7    N 6
20 ft wind gust.15     15     10     10
Eye level wind..NE 6   NE 5   N 4    N 4
Eye lvl wnd gst.15     15     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....3100   4400   5200   5600
Transport wind..NE 17  NE 14  NE 10  N 8
GFDI............M      M      M      M
Haines index....3      3      3      2

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (5-15 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Begin/end of pcpn...None.
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........82 percent.
Min apparent temp...39.
Eye level winds.....North winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
Wind shift..........None.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
Mixing height.......3500-5200 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1900 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast 2 to 9 mph.
GFDI................Low.
Haines Index........2 to 3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........19     11     3      2      2      1
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
LAL.............M      M      M      M      M      M
Temp............64     58     50     46     44     42
RH..............30     39     52     60     65     67
Aparnt tmp (F)..64     58     49     46     44     42
20 ft wind......N 6    N 5    N 3    N 2    NE 2   SE 2
20 ft wind gust.              5
Eye level wind..N 4    N 3    N 2    N 1    NE 1   SE 1
Eye lvl wnd gst.              5
Mix hgt (ft)....5200   3500   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..N 9    N 8    NE 3   NE 2   NE 2   SE 2
GFDI............M      M      M      M      M      M
Haines index....2      2      2      3      3      3

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny (15-25 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Begin/end of pcpn...None.
Max temperature.....Around 67.
Min humidity........29 percent.
Min apparent temp...36.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Wind shift..........None.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming west 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-1600 ft AGL increasing to 4900-6400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 2 to 9 mph increasing to 12 to 13 mph late
                    in the afternoon.
GFDI................MISSING.
Haines Index........2 to 4 or very low to low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........4      8      17     24     28     32
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      10     10
LAL.............M      M      M      M      M      M
Temp............38     44     57     63     65     67
RH..............79     70     45     35     31     29
Aparnt tmp (F)..36     41     57     63     65     67
20 ft wind......S 3    S 4    SW 5   W 6    W 6    W 7
20 ft wind gust.5      5                    10     10
Eye level wind..S 2    S 2    SW 3   W 4    W 4    W 4
Eye lvl wnd gst.5      5                    10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....300    1600   4300   4900   5600   6400
Transport wind..SE 2   S 5    W 7    W 8    W 9    W 13
GFDI............M      M      M      M      M      M
Haines index....4      4      4      3      2      3

$$
Forecaster...Uttech
Requested by...Katie Hammond
Type of request...Prescribed
.TAG 1807773.0/DVN



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