752  
FNUS73 KEAX 281256  
FWSEAX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 2...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE KANSAS CITY/PLEASANT HILL MO  
756 AM CDT TUE MAR 28 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON MARCH 28.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT 1-800-438-0596, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
EXPECT EAST WINDS TO PREVAIL THROUGH THE DAY UNDER CLOUDY SKIES.  
HUMIDITY VALUES ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN RATHER HIGH THROUGH THE  
DAY UNDER THE CLOUDY SKIES. OTHERWISE, WIDESPREAD RAIN WILL SPREAD  
ACROSS THE REGION WEDNESDAY.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). PATCHY FOG LATE IN THE  
MORNING.  
CWR.................1 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 55.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200-3800 FT AGL  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 8 TO 17 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........95 96 95 94 94 94 95 96 96  
WEATHER COV.....PTY  
WEATHER TYPE....FOG  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............47 48 50 51 53 54 54 55 55  
RH..............86 80 74 71 66 64 66 64 64  
20 FT WIND DIR..E E E E E E E E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 5 6 6 6 6 6 7 8  
20 FT WIND GUST. 10 10 10 10 10 10 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.8 2.5 3.0 3.5 3.8 3.8 3.7 3.5 3.2  
TRANSP WIND DIR.E E E E E E E E E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.8 8 8 8 9 12 13 15 17  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN  
SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING. RAIN SHOWERS  
LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT, THEN RAIN SHOWERS EARLY  
IN THE MORNING.  
CWR.................1 PERCENT INCREASING TO 60 PERCENT AFTER  
MIDNIGHT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........86 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 29 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........96 96 96 97 97 98 98 99 99 99 99 99  
WEATHER COV..... SCH SCH SCH LKY LKY LKY DEF DEF  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............0 0 0 0 0 0 0 50 50 50 60 60  
TEMP............55 55 54 53 52 51 50 50 49 49 48 48  
RH..............64 64 64 69 71 74 77 80 83 83 86 86  
20 FT WIND DIR..E E E E E E E E E E E E  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 8 9 9 9 9 9 10 10 11 11 12  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 15 20 20 20  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.9 2.6 2.4 2.3 2.1 2.0 1.9 1.8 1.7 1.6 1.5 1.5  
TRANSP WIND DIR.E E E E E E E E E E E E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.20 21 23 24 26 28 29 29 29 29 29 29  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS.  
CWR.................60 PERCENT INCREASING TO 82 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.  
MIN HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........  
SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 22 TO 29 MPH.  
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........100 100 99 99 99 99 100 100 100 100 100 99  
WEATHER COV.....DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF DEF  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
CWR.............60 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80 80  
TEMP............47 47 47 47 47 48 49 50 50 51 51 51  
RH..............86 86 86 86 86 86 83 83 83 80 80 80  
20 FT WIND DIR..E E E E E E E E E NE NE NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..11 11 12 13 13 13 13 13 13 12 12 12  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 20 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25 25  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.4 1.5 1.5 1.5 1.4 1.4 1.3 1.2  
TRANSP WIND DIR.E E E E E E E E E E E E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.28 28 28 28 28 29 28 28 26 25 24 22  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS IN THE MID 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE LOWER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
FRIDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.  
HIGHS IN THE MID 50S. NORTH WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
SATURDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH CHANCE OF SHOWERS. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S.  
HIGHS IN THE UPPER 50S. NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 6 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...CUTTER  
REQUESTED BY...SAM VANOURNEY  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1705347.0/EAX  
.EMAIL SAM_VANOURNEY@FWS.GOV  
 
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