Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR OWENS BAY...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
600 AM CDT WED OCT 29 2014

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL BE PRETTY LIGHT NEAR LAKE ANDES THIS MORNING AS THEY
BEGIN TO SETTLE INTO A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION. BECAUSE OF THE LIGHT
WINDS...SMOKE DISPERSAL WILL BE PRETTY POOR UNTIL MIDDAY...THEN
WILL BUMP UP INTO THE FAIR CATEGORY BETWEEN NOON AND 1 PM...
AND SLOWLY IMPROVE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. THIS AFTERNOON...THE
SOUTH WINDS WILL AVERAGE ABOUT 10 TO 16 MPH. EXPECT MINIMUM
HUMIDITY VALUES TO FALL INTO THE MID 30S PERCENT...AND SUNSHINE
SHOULD BE ABUNDANT.

THURSDAY DOES NOT LOOK VERY GOOD WEATHERWISE. THURSDAY LOOKS
SIMILAR TO YESTERDAY AS ANOTHER COLD FRONT MOVES SOUTHWARD.
BLUSTERY AND COOL WITH WINDS FROM THE NORTHWEST.

.TODAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........34 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY COVER.......CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR MCR MCR MCR PC  PC  PC
% SKY COVER.....0   0   0   1   3   4   7   9   19  29  39  49
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............26  26  25  28  34  40  45  49  53  57  58  57
RH..............88  88  96  88  72  59  51  46  41  35  34  35
DEWPOINT........23  23  24  25  26  27  28  29  30  30  30  30
20 FT WIND DIR..W   W   WSW SW  SSW SSW S   S   S   S   S   SSE
20 FT WIND SPD..6   5   3   2   2   5   7   9   11  11  11  10
20 FT WIND GUST.        5                   14  16  17  16  15
SMOKE DISPERSAL.PR  PR  PR  PR  PR  PR  PR  FR  FR  GD  GD  GD
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.9 1.5 2.2 2.6 3.0 3.3 3.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.W   W   W   SW  SSW SSW S   S   S   S   S   S
TRANSP WIND SPD.5   6   3   2   2   6   10  14  15  16  16  16
HAINES INDEX....4   5   5   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
% SKY COVER.....59     65     57     50     41     32
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............54     49     45     42     41     40
RH..............41     50     60     67     73     79
DEWPOINT........31     31     32     32     33     34
20 FT WIND......SSE 8  SSE 6  S 3    SSW 3  WSW 6  WNW 9
20 FT WIND GUST.10            5      5             10
SMOKE DISPERSAL.FAIR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR

.THURSDAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....49-54.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
% SKY COVER.....23     19     21     24     23     17
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     41     46     50     52     52
RH..............79     82     73     58     52     50
DEWPOINT........34     36     38     36     35     34
20 FT WIND......WNW 10 NW 12  NW 16  NNW 21 NNW 22 NNW 18
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     25     31     32     26
SMOKE DISPERSAL.POOR   POOR   FAIR   GOOD   EXCEL  EXCEL
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0
MIX HGT (FT)....300    400    800    2700   3800   4000
TRANSPORT WIND..WNW 12 NW 15  NW 22  NNW 29 NNW 31 NNW 30
HAINES INDEX....4      4      3      3      3      3

WEATHER TYPE ABBREVIATIONS

1)  T  = THUNDERSTORMS
2)  R  = RAIN
3)  RW = RAIN SHOWERS
4)  L  = DRIZZLE
5)  ZR = FREEZING RAIN
6)  ZL = FREEZING DRIZZLE
7)  S  = SNOW
8)  SW = SNOW SHOWERS
9)  IP = ICE PELLETS
10) F  = FOG
11) ZF = FREEZING FOG
12) IC = ICE CRYSTALS
13) H  = HAZE
14) BS = BLOWING SNOW
15) K  = SMOKE
16) BD = BLOWING DUST
17) FR = FROST

$$
FORECASTER...MJF
REQUESTED BY...FMS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141029.OWENS.01/FSD



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