433  
FNUS73 KDVN 071420  
FWSDVN  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR DUDGEON-VETCH...IA DNR  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES IA/IL  
920 AM CDT TUE MAY 7 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON MAY 07.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE QUAD CITIES AT (563) 386-3815.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
THERE ARE NO FIRE WEATHER CONCERNS THIS WEEK.  
 
ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL LEAD TO RAINFALL  
AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES THROUGH WEDNESDAY NIGHT.  
CONDITIONS WILL DRY OUT FOR THE END OF THE WEEK, BUT COOL  
TEMPERATURES WILL KEEP AFTERNOON HUMIDITY AT OR ABOVE  
40-50%.  
 
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.........CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......10 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.  
MAX APPARENT TEMP...59.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 14 TO 23 MPH.  
GFDI................LOW.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 1 PM 3 PM 5 PM  
SKY (%).........95 95 94  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 10  
TEMP............58 59 59  
RH..............64 64 67  
APARNT TMP (F)..58 59 59  
20 FT WIND......E 8 E 9 E 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 16 18  
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 6 E 7 E 8  
EYE LVL WND GST.11 12 14  
MIX HGT (FT)....1000 2000 2100  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 14 E 20 E 23  
GFDI............0 0 0  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS  
IN THE EVENING, THEN RAIN SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......100 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.  
MIN APPARENT TEMP...38.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 8 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 15  
MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........NONE.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 11 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20  
MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT LOWERING TO 300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 17 TO 23 MPH.  
GFDI................LOW.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........95 95 98 99 99 100  
WEATHER COV..... S CHC CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY DEFNTE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 20 30 60 70 100  
TEMP............58 54 50 48 47 45  
RH..............69 77 86 89 89 89  
APARNT TMP (F)..58 54 45 42 41 38  
20 FT WIND......E 11 E 11 E 12 E 12 E 13 E 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.21 21 23 23 25 25  
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 8 E 8 E 9 E 9 E 10 E 10  
EYE LVL WND GST.16 16 17 17 19 19  
MIX HGT (FT)....1700 1200 800 700 600 500  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 23 E 22 E 21 E 23 E 22 E 18  
GFDI............0 0 0 0 0 0  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 3 3  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH  
THE DAY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
MORNING, THEN CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......100 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.  
MIN HUMIDITY........80 PERCENT.  
MIN APPARENT TEMP...38.  
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 7 TO 11 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 26 MPH.  
WIND SHIFT..........BECOMING SOUTHEAST AFTER 3 PM.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 26 MPH.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 16 TO 24 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 8  
TO 13 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
GFDI................LOW.  
HAINES INDEX........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 (%).........99 100 100 99 99 99  
WEATHER COV.....DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........ S CHC S CHC S CHC CHANCE CHANCE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).100 100 100 100 90 90  
TEMP............45 46 48 52 54 55  
RH..............89 93 96 89 80 86  
APARNT TMP (F)..38 39 42 52 54 55  
20 FT WIND......E 12 E 13 E 14 E 14 E 13 E 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.23 25 26 26 24 20  
EYE LEVEL WIND..E 9 E 10 E 11 E 11 E 10 E 8  
EYE LVL WND GST.17 19 20 20 18 15  
MIX HGT (FT)....500 400 400 500 500 500  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 17 E 16 E 16 E 23 E 20 NE 8  
GFDI............0 0 0 0 0 0  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 3 3  
 

 
FORECASTER...12  
REQUESTED BY...DAVID KUTZ  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1908551.0/DVN  
.DELDT 05/07/19  
 
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