294  
FNUS73 KDMX 171000  
FWSDMX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR JORDAN ACRES...STORY COUNTY CONSERVATION  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA  
400 AM CST FRI NOV 17 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0700 CST ON NOVEMBER 17.  
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
 
 
LOW CLOUDS AND PERIODS OF DRIZZLE ARE EXPECTED TODAY. RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY VALUES WILL REMAIN QUITE HIGH THROUGH THE DAY WITH MODEST  
TO STRONG SOUTH TO SOUTHEAST WINDS.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). AREAS OF DRIZZLE  
THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TEMPERATURE.........39 AT IGNITION...MAX 51.  
RH..................85 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 82 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 13 MPH AT  
IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 14  
MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 300-2000 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 13 TO 20 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 6  
TO 10 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 2.  
 
TIME (CST) 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 100 99 99  
WEATHER COV.....PTY ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS ARS LKY LKY ARS ARS  
WEATHER TYPE....DZL DZL DZL DZL DZL DZL DZL RN RN DZL DZL  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............39 40 41 43 46 48 49 50 51 51 51  
RH..............85 89 92 93 86 86 86 86 86 86 86  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE S S S S S S SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..13 13 14 14 14 14 12 10 9 8 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 20 20 20 20 15 15 10 10  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.6 1.0 1.3 1.5 1.8 2.0 2.0 2.0  
MIXNG WIND DIR..SE SE SE S S S S S SE SE SE  
MIXNG WIND SPD..18 20 20 18 17 16 15 13 10 8 6  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
 

 
FORECASTER...COGIL  
REQUESTED BY...BEN MARCUS  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1718932.0/DMX  
.EMAIL BMARCUS@STORYCOUNTYIOWA.GOV  
 
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