Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Spot Forecast for Niel...mndnr
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
842 AM CDT Fri May 26 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1200 CDT on May 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A trough of low pressure will shift the southwest winds from early
this morning to the west. Winds will increase this afternoon, with
gusts up to 20 mph possible. The winds will help mixing heights
reach nearly 8000 ft by afternoon. High temperatures will climb
into the low to mid 70s, with relative humidity values dropping
from near 50 percent in the early afternoon to near 40 percent by
late afternoon. Winds will begin to diminish this evening and
shift back to the southwest overnight. Saturday will see a return
to more wet weather with chance for scattered showers in the
afternoon.


.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....69-74.
Min humidity........41 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 8 to 13 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in
                    the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL increasing to 7300 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing winds........Southwest 17 to 21 mph.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........31  36  38  41  43  40  37
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............68  70  71  71  71  71  70
RH..............49  45  44  42  41  41  42
20 FT wind dir..SW  W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..11  13  13  13  13  13  13
20 FT wind gust.15  20  20  20  20  20  20
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3 7.3
Mixing wind dir.SW  W   W   W   W   W   W
Mixing wind spd.17  21  21  21  21  21  21

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....47-52.
Max humidity........79 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    in the evening.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........West around 20 mph becoming southwest around 10
                    mph after midnight.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Sky (%).........34     27     19     11     29     41
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............68     62     56     52     50     49
RH..............42     55     62     70     77     78
20 ft wind......W 12   W 12   W 12   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6
20 ft wind gust.20     20     20     10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....300    300    300    300    300    300
Mixing wind.....W 20   W 20   W 20   SW 10  SW 10  SW 10

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A chance of showers in the
                    afternoon. A slight chance of thunderstorms
                    late.
Max temperature.....73-78.
Min humidity........31 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon. Gusty and erratic winds
                    expected near thunderstorms late.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL increasing to 9600 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing winds........West 18 to 20 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky (%).........48        39        63        64
Weather cov.....                    CHANCE    CHANCE
Weather type....NONE      NONE      RNSHWR    RNSHWR
Tstm cov........                              S CHC
Temp............52        66        73        75
RH..............76        48        33        32
20 FT wind......SW 11G15  SW 11G15  W 12G20   W 12G20
Mix hgt (ft)....300       300       9600      9600
Mixing wind.....SW 18     SW 18     W 20      W 20

$$
Forecaster...WJB
Requested by...Jason Ekstein
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1710122.0/FGF
.EMAIL jason.ekstein@state.mn.us



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