850  
FNUS73 KTOP 051317  
FWSTOP  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR INDIAN HILL RX...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TOPEKA KS  
817 AM CDT FRI AUG 5 2022  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON AUGUST 05.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (800) 432-3929, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS  
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.  
 
...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM THIS AFTERNOON TO 8 PM CDT  
SATURDAY...  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
STEADY STATE WEATHER CONDITIONS IN PLACE FOR TODAY WITH A  
SOUTHEAST BREEZE GENERALLY REMAINING UNDER 10 MPH WITH NO  
SIGNIFICANT WIND GUSTS. THIS WILL LEAD TO OVERALL LOWER MIXING  
LEVELS AND ONLY FAIR TO GOOD DISPERSAL RATES. NO STORMS OR CHANGES  
IN WIND DIRECTION ARE ANTICIPATED THROUGH THE REQUESTED PERIOD.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 95.  
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300-6800 FT  
AGL.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (5100-54400 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO  
GOOD (59100 KNOT-FT) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........12 5 4 4 4 5 5 6 5  
WEATHER COV.....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............80 84 87 89 91 93 94 95 95  
RH..............77 71 65 61 56 52 49 48 48  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE S SE S SE S S SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 6 7 7 7 7 7 7 8  
20 FT WIND GUST. 8 8 8 8  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.0 1.9 2.8 4.0 5.1 5.9 6.3 6.8 6.6  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 3 3 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/10005 13 23 32 41 47 50 54 59  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 75.  
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400-2100 FT AGL.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (5000-49100 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR  
LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY (%).........4 3 4 5 11 21  
WEATHER COV.....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0 0 0  
TEMP............94 90 83 80 78 77  
RH..............47 54 67 72 74 79  
20 FT WIND......SE 8 SE 7 SE 7 SE 8 S 8 S 9  
20 FT WIND GUST.10 8 10 10 12  
MIX HGT (FT)....5500 1300 500 400 600 800  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 5 5 5 5  
SDSPL KT-FT/100049 12 8 5 10 13  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).  
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 98.  
MIN HUMIDITY........39 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 26 MPH  
EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4000-5500 FT AGL.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO EXCELLENT (12500-61900 KNOT-FT)  
INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (74600 KNOT-FT) EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE  
GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........22 16 14 15  
WEATHER COV.....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........NONE NONE NONE NONE  
CHC OF PCPN (%).0 0 0 0  
TEMP............75 82 92 98  
RH..............82 65 51 41  
20 FT WIND......S 9G12 S 12G18 S 14G20 S 14G21  
MIX HGT (FT)....800 1600 2900 4800  
HAINES INDEX....6 6 6 6  
SDSPL KT-FT/100013 29 52 92  
 

 
FORECASTER...DRAKE  
REQUESTED BY...DAVID SPENCER  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2216275.0/TOP  
.DELDT 08/05/22  
.EMAIL DAVID_SPENCER@FWS.GOV  
 
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