271  
FNUS73 KOAX 171615  
FWSOAX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR BENGAL...IOWA DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OMAHA/VALLEY NE  
1115 AM CDT MON JUL 17 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON JULY 17.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE, CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
HOT TEMPERATURES AND SOUTHERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 92.  
MIN HUMIDITY........44 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 15 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-5600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1900-3600 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 23 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT DECREASING TO GOOD LATE IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
GFDI (MAX)..........LOW.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) NOON 2 PM 4 PM 6 PM  
SKY (%).........13 21 26 17  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............89 92 92 92  
RH..............54 46 44 46  
20 FT WIND......S 7 S 9 S 10 S 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (FT)....3800 5600 5000 1900  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 15 S 17 S 18 S 23  
GFDI............0 0 0 0  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100050 83 83 34  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING.  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE  
EVENING.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........16 22 33 50 55 60  
WEATHER COV..... CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........ CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
RH..............50 61 69 69 71 76  
20 FT WIND......S 10 S 9 S 8 S 8 S 8 S 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 15 15 15  
 

 
FORECASTER...MILLER  
REQUESTED BY...DOUG CHAFA  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1712883.0/OAX  
 
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