048  
FNUS73 KDVN 141359  
FWSDVN  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR HAWKEYE WILDLIFE UNIT ROUND POND2...DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA/IL  
859 AM CDT WED APR 14 2021  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 14.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES AT (563) 386-3815.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
MAINLY DRY AND COOL CONDITIONS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH THURSDAY,  
WITH BREEZY CONDITIONS AS WELL DURING THE DAYTIME HOURS. THESE  
WINDS WILL KEEP GFDI VALUES AT LEAST AT MODERATE LEVELS, DESPITE  
THE WET SOILS AND QUICK GREENING OF UNDERSTORY VEGETATION.  
 
THE GRASSLAND FIRE DANGER INDEX -GFDI- DOES NOT ACCOUNT FOR  
PRECIPITATION THAT OCCURS OR ANY SNOW ON THE GROUND. PLEASE  
MAKE APPROPRIATE ADJUSTMENTS.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...N/A.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.  
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.  
MIN APPARENT TEMP...33.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........N/A.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 20 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000-5000 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
GFDI................MODERATE.  
HAINES INDEX........2 VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED  
FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........70 72 71 68  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0  
LAL.............M M M M  
TEMP............41 43 47 48  
RH..............55 53 47 47  
APARNT TMP (F)..33 36 41 42  
20 FT WIND......NW 11 NW 12 NW 12 NW 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.21 22 23 24  
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 8 NW 9 NW 9 NW 10  
EYE LVL WND GST.16 17 17 18  
MIX HGT (FT)....3800 4200 4500 4800  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 16 NW 16 NW 17 NW 18  
GFDI............3 3 4 5  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 2  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING  
PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...N/A.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.  
MIN APPARENT TEMP...27.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........N/A.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH.  
GFDI................MODERATE.  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........70 64 45 30 27 34  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
LAL.............M M M M M M  
TEMP............49 45 39 37 35 34  
RH..............46 53 70 79 89 92  
APARNT TMP (F)..44 39 33 30 28 27  
20 FT WIND......NW 11 NW 9 NW 7 NW 7 NW 7 NW 7  
20 FT WIND GUST.21 17 14 14 14 14  
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 8 NW 7 NW 5 NW 5 NW 5 NW 5  
EYE LVL WND GST.16 13 11 11 11 11  
MIX HGT (FT)....1800 300 300 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 12 NW 9 NW 10 NW 9 NW 7 NW 7  
GFDI............4 2 1 1 1 1  
HAINES INDEX....2 2 2 3 4 3  
   
THURSDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT). AREAS OF FROST  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
LAL.................1.  
BEGIN/END OF PCPN...N/A.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.  
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.  
MIN APPARENT TEMP...27.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........N/A.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-3000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2000-3500 FT AGL  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
GFDI................LOW.  
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........30 29 56 57 54 43  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
LAL.............M M M M M M  
TEMP............34 37 42 46 49 51  
RH..............92 89 76 63 56 52  
APARNT TMP (F)..27 30 36 41 45 51  
20 FT WIND......NW 7 NW 8 NW 9 NW 8 NW 8 NW 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.14 13 14 13 13 14  
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 5 NW 6 NW 7 NW 6 NW 6 NW 7  
EYE LVL WND GST.11 10 11 10 10 11  
MIX HGT (FT)....1000 1500 1900 2200 2800 3400  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 14 N 17 N 14 NW 12 NW 12 NW 12  
GFDI............1 1 1 1 2 2  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 2 2 2 3  
 

 
FORECASTER...SPECK  
REQUESTED BY...STEVEN WOODRUFF  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2109044.0/DVN  
.DELDT 04/14/21  
 
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