626  
FNUS73 KDVN 211436  
FWSDVN  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR REDBIRD FARMS...DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA/IL  
936 AM CDT FRI APR 21 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 21.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES AT (563) 386-3815.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HIGH PRESSURE AND QUIET WEATHER WILL BE THE MAIN STORY FOR THE  
NEXT FEW DAYS. MIN RH VALUES ARE FORECAST TO STAY ABOVE 30  
PERCENT THROUGH THIS WEEKEND. NO HAZARDOUS GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER  
EXISTS AT THIS TIME.  
 
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 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100-2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3100-4200 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 15 TO 21 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE POTENTIAL  
FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
GFDI................0 TO 2.  
 
TIME (CDT) 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........51 51 47 48  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0  
TEMP............52 57 60 60  
RH..............56 49 46 44  
20 FT WIND......N 7 N 8 NE 9 NE 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 20 20 20  
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 5 N 6 NE 7 NE 7  
EYE LVL WND GST.15 20 20 20  
MIX HGT (FT)....2700 3400 4000 4200  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 17 NE 18 NE 17 NE 21  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 4 4  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...NONE.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 39.  
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-4100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1600 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 18 TO 24 MPH DECREASING TO 3 TO 10  
MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR VERY LOW TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
GFDI................0.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........51 51 44 38 36 32  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............58 54 49 45 43 41  
RH..............47 54 68 76 82 85  
20 FT WIND......NE 8 NE 6 NE 5 NE 5 NE 5 NE 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 15 10 10 10 15  
EYE LEVEL WIND..NE 6 NE 5 NE 4 NE 4 NE 4 NE 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.20 15 10 10 10 15  
MIX HGT (FT)....4100 2800 300 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 23 NE 18 NE 5 NE 5 NE 7 NE 8  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 2 3 3 3  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...NONE.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.  
MIN HUMIDITY........35 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3100-4500 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE MORNING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 12 TO 21 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO MODERATE POTENTIAL  
FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
GFDI................0 TO 2.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........31 29 24 21 19 16  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............39 42 50 54 58 62  
RH..............89 76 54 46 40 35  
20 FT WIND......NE 6 NE 6 NE 7 NE 7 NE 7 NE 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 15 15 15  
EYE LEVEL WIND..NE 4 NE 5 NE 5 NE 5 NE 5 NE 5  
EYE LVL WND GST.15 15 15 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (FT)....600 1300 2500 3700 4400 4500  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 12 NE 16 E 21 E 18 E 17 NE 16  
HAINES INDEX....4 5 5 5 5 5  
 

 
FORECASTER...UTTECH  
REQUESTED BY...DAVID KUTZ  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1706989.0/DVN  
 
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