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SPOT FORECAST FOR MNOKE PRARIE PILES...INDIANA DUNES NATL LAKESHORE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
813 AM CST THU JAN 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CST ON JANUARY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES WILL PERSIST TODAY. PATCHY FREEZING DRIZZLE
AND LIGHT RAIN WILL TRANSITION TO A LIGHT SNOW AND RAIN MIX THIS
MORNING. COOLER AIR WILL SLOWLY FILTER IN AND CHANGE ALL
PRECIPITATION TO LIGHT SNOW BEFORE ENDING LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
WINDS WILL BE INCREASING FROM THE NORTHWEST AT 20 TO 30 MPH AND
GUSTS APPROACHING 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF LIGHT RAIN OR LIGHT SNOW LATE
                    IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON...THEN SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW
                    SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........36 AT IGNITION...MAX 38.
RH..................78 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 20 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 5 TO
                    10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 20 TO 25
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 1000-2000
                    FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 18 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 31 TO 36
                    MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..34.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /28500 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD
                    /89500 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CST)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........98  99  99  100 100 100 100 100 100
WEATHER COV.....CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC SCH SCH SCH
WEATHER TYPE....RN  RN  RN  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
TEMP............36  36  36  36  36  36  35  35  35
RH..............78  82  82  82  79  75  78  75  72
20FT WIND DIR...330 330 330 330 330 330 320 320 320
20FT SPEED(MPH).16  18  18  18  19  20  18  17  16
20FT SPEED(KT)..14  16  16  16  17  17  16  15  14
20FT GUST(MPH)..37  40  37  37  37  37  36  36  35
20FT GUST(KT)...32  35  32  32  32  32  31  31  30
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.0 2.0 2.5 2.5 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0 3.0
TRANSP WIND DIR.310 310 320 330 330 330 330 330 330
TRANSP WIND SPD.20  25  31  35  36  35  33  32  32
VRATE KT-FT/100029  46  67  83  89  90  88  87  84

.TONIGHT...

MIXING TEMP 1700FT..MISSING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO VERY GOOD (49500-126500 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
VRATE KT-FT/100079  65  53  50  70  99  123 127 122 114 107 100

.FRIDAY...

MIXING TEMP 1700FT..22.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (20500-91000 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
VRATE KT-FT/100091  83  75  68  60  53  46  40  35  30  25  21

$$
FORECASTER...BEACHLER
REQUESTED BY...JAMES WHITENACK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150129.MNOKE.01/LOT





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