Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WHALEY...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
959 AM MST TUE JAN 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON JANUARY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...STRONG HIGH PRESSURE WILL BEGIN TO BREAK DOWN
WEDNESDAY. A COOL FRONT IS EXPECTED TO CROSS THE BLACK HILLS AREA
SOMETIME IN THE MID TO LATE MORNING HOURS. WINDS WILL INCREASE
FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 10 TO 15 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. SOME RAIN
SHOWERS MAY DEVELOP IN THE AFTERNOON...BUT IF ANY DEVELOP SHOWERS
WILL BE LIGHT. QUIET WEATHER IS EXPECTED THROUGH FRIDAY. WINDS
WILL RELATIVELY LIGHT.

THIS FORECAST MAY BE IMPROVED IF ON-SITE OBSERVATIONS ARE PROVIDED.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........45 AT IGNITION...MAX 49.
RH..................49 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 14 MPH.
CWR.................9 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-2500.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 14 TO 21 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 36
                    TO 38 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD.

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FORECASTER...CALDERON
REQUESTED BY...SARAH SYNOWIEC
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150128.WHALE.01/UNR






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