Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Spot Forecast for Nordby...USFWS
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
850 AM CDT Sat Apr 29 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on April 29.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A warmer and drier airmass will overspread the area today, with
minimum relative humidity values dropping into the 25 to 35
percent range. Light southeast winds this morning will eventually
increase to 5-10 mph this afternoon and turn more to the east or
northeast as high pressure moves eastward.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........31 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds becoming northeast 5
                    to 9 mph early in the morning.
Mixing height.......300-2000 ft AGL increasing to 5000-5900 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........Northeast 7 to 14 mph.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........17  21  23  26  32  35  40  43  45
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............44  47  50  51  53  54  55  55  55
RH..............56  47  39  38  36  33  31  31  31
20 FT wind dir..SE  E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..5   5   5   5   5   7   8   8   8
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...2.9 3.6 4.3 5.0 5.3 5.6 5.9 5.7 5.6
Mixing wind dir.SE  E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Mixing wind spd.13  13  12  10  12  13  14  13  13

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....33-38.
Max humidity........71 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......3800-5500 ft AGL decreasing to 300-2000 ft AGL
                    early in the evening.
Mixing winds........East 8 to 13 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Sky (%).........47     63     72     76     78     79
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............53     47     42     40     38     36
RH..............32     53     66     70     71     70
20 ft wind......NE 7   NE 6   E 5    E 5    E 5    E 5
20 ft wind gust.10     10     10     10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....5500   2000   300    300    300    300
Mixing wind.....NE 13  NE 10  NE 9   E 9    E 9    E 9

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of rain in the
                    afternoon.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........42 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 12 to 17 mph with gusts up to
                    30 mph.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL increasing to 2600-3800 ft AGL
                    late in the morning, then decreasing to 1400 ft
                    AGL late.
Mixing winds........Northeast 8 to 17 mph increasing to 17 to 21
                    mph in the afternoon.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky (%).........80        73        76        82
Weather cov.....                    CHANCE    CHANCE
Weather type....NONE      NONE      RAIN      RAIN
Tstm cov........
Temp............35        43        49        49
RH..............68        53        44        46
20 FT wind......NE 6G10   NE 9G15   NE 12G25  NE 15G30
Mix hgt (ft)....300       1500      3500      3800
Mixing wind.....NE 8      E 14      NE 18     E 21

$$
Forecaster...Lee
Requested by...Troy Boschee
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1708015.0/FGF


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