004  
FNUS73 KIND 091323  
FWSIND  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR MARTELL COMPARTMENT 4...PURDUE UNIVERSITY  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE INDIANAPOLIS IN  
823 AM EST THU NOV 9 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 EST ON NOVEMBER 09.    
DISCUSSION
 
 
A DRY COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO MOVE ACROSS THE AREA THIS AFTERNOON.  
WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS MAY GUST TO AROUND 20 MPH THIS AFTERNOON IN  
THE WAKE OF THE FRONT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL PROVIDE DRY WEATHER TONIGHT  
AND FRIDAY.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.  
MIN HUMIDITY........58 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 16 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 21 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3200 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (12700-57300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING  
TO GOOD TO EXCELLENT (46100-68200 KNOT-FT) IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (EST) 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........15 15 15 22 12  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............35 45 48 44 40  
RH..............89 68 60 62 64  
20 FT WIND......SW 7 W 11 W 13 NW 14 NW 12  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 16 20 21 18  
EYE LEVEL WIND..SW 5 W 8 W 10 NW 11 NW 9  
EYE LVL WND GST.8 12 15 16 14  
MIX HGT (FT)....1000 2200 3200 3000 2600  
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 15 W 22 W 24 W 21 NW 21  
SDSPL KT-FT/100013 40 68 54 47  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (20-30 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
MOSTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 22.  
MAX HUMIDITY........88 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 9 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400-4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4400-4600 FT AGL  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 16 TO 24 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (49800-74700 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (EST) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........2 1 3 21 39 53  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............33 28 24 23 24 23  
RH..............69 71 74 71 71 77  
20 FT WIND......NW 9 N 8 N 8 N 7 N 7 N 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.14 12 12 10 10  
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 7 N 6 N 6 N 5 N 5 N 4  
EYE LVL WND GST.11 9 9 8 8 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....2500 2400 2600 3100 4000 4600  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 24 N 24 N 22 N 21 N 21 N 18  
SDSPL KT-FT/100053 51 50 55 70 71  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 35.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-4500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400 FT AGL IN  
THE EVENING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 7 TO 16 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (22200-58800 KNOT-FT) DECREASING  
TO POOR (8500 KNOT-FT) IN THE EVENING.  
 
TIME (EST) 7 AM 9 AM 11 AM 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........64 58 46 26 16 10  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............22 25 31 34 35 32  
RH..............88 71 53 43 40 45  
20 FT WIND......N 6 E 6 E 6 E 6 E 5 E 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.  
EYE LEVEL WIND..N 4 E 4 E 4 E 4 E 4 E 4  
EYE LVL WND GST. 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....4500 4100 4000 4200 4300 2700  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 15 NE 16 NE 15 NE 13 E 13 E 9  
SDSPL KT-FT/100059 56 53 46 45 22  
 

 
FORECASTER...PUMA  
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL LOESCH-FRIES  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1718612.0/IND  
 
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