890  
FNUS73 KDMX 261857  
FWSDMX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR ANDERSON PRAIRIE...IOWA DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
157 PM CDT FRI MAY 26 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 CDT ON MAY 26.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
AN INITIAL OBSERVATION AT IGNITION AND A MID BURN OBSERVATION ARE REQUIRED.  
 
PLEASE RELAY THEM TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FOR EACH PRESCRIBED BURN.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE IS BUILDING INTO THE STATE PROVIDING PLENTY OF  
SUNSHINE AND LIGHT WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
TEMPERATURE.........73 AT IGNITION...MAX 76.  
RH..................53 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 38 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 8 MPH AT  
IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 10  
MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5700 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 5700-7500  
FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 12 TO 14 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.  
 
TIME (CDT) 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........12 15 11 5  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............73 74 75 75  
RH..............53 46 41 38  
20 FT WIND DIR..NW NW NW W  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 9 10 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 10 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...5.7 6.6 7.5 6.4  
MIXNG WIND DIR..W W W W  
MIXNG WIND SPD..12 13 14 14  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5  
 

 
FORECASTER...PODRAZIK  
REQUESTED BY...ROB PATTERSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1710133.0/DMX  
.EMAIL ROB.PATTERSON@DNR.IOWA.GOV  
 
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