Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UPPER SIOUX PRAIRIE RX BURN...BIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1210 PM CDT TUE OCT 21 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON OCTOBER 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
GOOD AFTERNOON MARTY. WINDS WILL BE CONSISTENTLY OUT OF THE SOUTHEAST
FOR THE REST OF THE DAY. A FEW GUSTS OF 15 TO 20 MPH ARE POSSIBLE DURING
THE MID AFTERNOON...ESPECIALLY IN THE OPEN AREAS OF THE MINNESOTA RIVER
VALLEY. SKIES WILL BE SUNNY...AND MIN RH VALUES WILL DROP TO
AROUND 40 TO 45 PERCENT. FEEL FREE TO CALL IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........59 AT IGNITION...MAX 66.
RH..................53 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18
                    MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-52900) INCREASING TO GOOD
                    (31400-57500) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1600-3200 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 16 TO 25 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY (%).........CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............51     59     66     64     59     53
RH..............68     53     40     43     53     66
20 FT WIND......SE 12  SE 14  SE 16  SE 15  SE 12  SE 12
20 FT WIND GUST.20     25     30     25     20     20
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...BEITLICH
REQUESTED BY...MARTY CASSELLIUS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141021.UPPER.01/MPX







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