Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR OAKRIDGE  2...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
736 AM CDT THU JUL 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON JULY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
EXPECT MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES THROUGH THE DAY WITH STEADY SOUTH WINDS
THIS AFTERNOON IN THE 10 TO 20 MPH RANGE AND SOME HIGHER GUSTS.
RH LIKELY WILL FALL TO AROUND 45 PERCENT DURING THE AFTERNOON.
THUNDERSTORMS ASSOCIATED WITH AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL
LIKELY NOT INCREASE NEAR THE BURN SITE UNTIL LATE THIS EVENING OR
OVERNIGHT...WITH A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST FRIDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........43-48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 10 TO
                    15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800-4700 FT AGL IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 24 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........19  20  21  22  25  28  32
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............82  84  85  86  86  86  85
RH..............56  51  50  48  48  48  51
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..12  13  15  15  15  15  15
20 FT WIND GUST.15  20  20  20  20  20  20

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MAX HUMIDITY........93-98 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-4200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 17 TO 24 MPH DECREASING TO 12 TO 18 MPH
                    IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 18 TO 22 MPH LATE.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........37     54     74     89     95     95
WEATHER COV.....       S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........       S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
TEMP............84     77     71     69     67     66
RH..............55     67     82     90     94     97
20 FT WIND......S 15   S 13   S 12   S 10   S 9    SW 7
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     15     15     15     10

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....80-85.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300-6900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST AROUND 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 17
                    TO 26 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO 28 TO 30 MPH LATE.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........89        72        51        38
WEATHER COV.....LIKELY    CHANCE    S CHC     S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
TSTM COV........LIKELY    CHANCE    S CHC     S CHC
TEMP............67        73        78        82
RH..............97        81        71        58
20 FT WIND......SW 7G10   W 8G15    NW 10G15  NW 10G15

$$
FORECASTER...MAKOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...MARK FONDRIEST
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150723.OAKRI.01/FGF


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