Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Hawkeye WMA-muskrat...DNR
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
116 PM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1400 CDT on April 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the
National Weather Service Quad Cities at (563) 386-3815.

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure is expected across the area today with
light winds, very dry air, and temperatures in the lower
60s by mid afternoon. Warmer air will continue to funnel
into the area for the weekend with light winds expected to
continue.

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


.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly Sunny (20-30 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1
Begin/end of pcpn...N/A
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........28 percent.
Apparent temp.......58.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Wind shift..........none
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......4800-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 6 to 8 mph.
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI..........

TIME (CDT)      2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........21     22
Weather cov.....none
Weather type....NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........none
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0
Temp............56     58
RH..............35     32
Aparnt tmp (F)..56     58
20 ft wind......SE 4   SE 4
20 ft wind gust.5      5
Eye level wind..SE 3   SE 3
Eye lvl wnd gst.5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....5100   5200
Transport wind..S 6    SE 7
Haines index....4      3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (35-45 percent) then becoming
                    mostly cloudy (70-80 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1
Begin/end of pcpn...N/A
Min temperature.....Around 38.
Max humidity........76 percent.
Apparent temp.......37.
Eye level winds.....Light winds.
Wind shift..........none.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......4500 ft AGL decreasing to 300-800 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Northeast 5 to 9 mph.
Haines Index........3 to 5 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI..........

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........33     47     73     79     81     76
Weather cov.....none
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........none
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............57     52     46     43     41     40
RH..............35     39     51     62     67     70
Aparnt tmp (F)..57     52     44     40     38     38
20 ft wind......SE 3   E 3    E 3    E 3    E 3    E 2
20 ft wind gust.5      5      5      5      5      5
Eye level wind..SE 2   E 2    E 2    E 2    E 2    E 2
Eye lvl wnd gst.5      5      5      5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....4500   2800   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..SE 9   E 8    NE 6   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5
Haines index....3      3      4      5      5      4

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy (75-85 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................1
Begin/end of pcpn...N/A
Max temperature.....Around 59.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Apparent temp.......34.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Wind shift..........none.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming east 5 to 7 mph in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Mixing height.......300-500 ft AGL increasing to 4600-5100 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 13 mph shifting to the east 14
                    to 16 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or low potential for
                    large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI..........

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........80     81     78     81     81     77
Weather cov.....none
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Chc of pcpn (%).0      5      5      5      0      0
Temp............38     41     50     54     57     59
RH..............76     66     50     43     38     36
Aparnt tmp (F)..34     37     47     54     57     59
20 ft wind......E 2    E 3    E 4    SE 5   E 6    E 6
20 ft wind gust.5      5      5             10     10
Eye level wind..E 2    E 2    E 3    SE 4   E 4    E 4
Eye lvl wnd gst.5      5      5             10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....300    1600   4400   4700   5000   5100
Transport wind..E 5    E 9    SE 16  SE 15  SE 14  E 15
Haines index....4      4      4      4      4      3

$$
resent/corrected for afternoon ignition period

Forecaster...Sheets
Requested by...David Kutz
Type of request...Prescribed
.TAG 1807201.0/DVN



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