Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Dudgeon Lake WMA-Anderson...IA DNR
National Weather Service Quad Cities IA/IL
806 AM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on April 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the
National Weather Service Quad Cities at (563) 386-3815.

.DISCUSSION...

Quiet weather is expected through the beginning of the week.
Temperatures in the upper 60s to low 70s are expected through
the period. With fuels beginning to green across the area
and lighter winds today, GFDI values will remain below very
high through the beginning of the 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 (30-40 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1
Begin/end of pcpn...NA
Max temperature.....Around 69.
Min humidity........21 percent.
Apparent temp.......39.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Wind shift..........NONE
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......300-1600 ft AGL increasing to 4500-5000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 7 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5 or low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI................Low/Moderate...High after 12 PM.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Sky (%).........16     18     17     17
Weather cov.....NONE
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........NONE
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0
Temp............62     66     68     69
RH..............27     25     24     21
Aparnt tmp (F)..61     65     67     68
20 ft wind......NE 5   NE 6   NE 6   NE 6
20 ft wind gust.10     15     15     15
Eye level wind..NE 4   NE 4   NE 5   NE 5
Eye lvl wnd gst.10     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....2500   4200   4700   4500
Transport wind..NE 12  NE 12  NE 10  NE 12
Haines index....5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear (15-25 percent).
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1
Begin/end of pcpn...NONE
Min temperature.....Around 39.
Max humidity........92 percent.
Apparent temp.......37.
Eye level winds.....Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph in the evening
                    becoming light, then becoming north around 5
                    mph early in the morning becoming light.
Wind shift..........NONE
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph in the evening
                    becoming light, then becoming north around 5
                    mph early in the morning becoming light.
Mixing height.......2300-3900 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1300 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 13 mph.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
GFDI................Low/Moderate

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%).........21     23     19     23     25     17
Weather cov.....NONE
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........NONE
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
Temp............68     62     53     47     44     42
RH..............24     36     57     74     79     82
Aparnt tmp (F)..67     62     53     45     41     38
20 ft wind......NE 6   NE 5   NE 4   NE 3   N 3    N 4
20 ft wind gust.15     10     10     5      5      10
Eye level wind..NE 5   NE 4   NE 3   NE 2   N 2    N 3
Eye lvl wnd gst.15     10     10     5      5      10
Mix hgt (ft)....3900   2300   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..NE 13  NE 12  NE 7   NE 6   NE 6   N 6
Haines index....5      5      5      5      5      5

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny (25-35 percent).
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................1
Begin/end of pcpn...NONE
Max temperature.....Around 68.
Min humidity........31 percent.
Apparent temp.......36.
Eye level winds.....Light winds becoming north 5 to 8 mph early in
                    the morning.
Wind shift..........NONE
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming north 5 to 8 mph early in
                    the morning.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL increasing to 5200-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 5 to 12 mph.
Haines Index........4 to 5 or low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.
GFDI................Low/Moderate

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky (%).........24     15     8      20     28     43
Weather cov.....NONE
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........NONE
Chc of pcpn (%).0      0      0      0      10     10
Temp............39     45     59     65     67     68
RH..............92     70     44     34     32     32
Aparnt tmp (F)..36     42     59     65     67     68
20 ft wind......N 3    N 4    N 5    N 5    N 6    N 6
20 ft wind gust.5      5             10     10     15
Eye level wind..N 2    N 3    N 4    N 4    N 4    N 5
Eye lvl wnd gst.5      5             10     10     15
Mix hgt (ft)....300    1200   3200   4200   5200   6000
Transport wind..N 5    N 7    NE 12  NE 9   N 8    N 8
Haines index....5      5      5      5      5      5

$$
Forecaster...Nichols
Requested by...David Kutz
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807443.0/DVN



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