Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CENTRAL UNIT...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
808 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT A MOSTLY SUNNY SKY TODAY WITH INCREASING
NORTHERLY WINDS BEHIND A COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WHICH WILL OCCUR BETWEEN
9AM AND 10AM THIS MORNING. SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS OF 21 MPH WITH GUSTS
TO 25 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED DURING THE AFTERNOON WITH MINIMUM RELATIVE
HUMIDITIES OF AROUND 18 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........64 AT IGNITION...MAX 73.
RH..................55 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 18 PERCENT.
WIND................WINDS NORTHWEST AT 14 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...THEN INCREASING TO 21 TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........24  21  14  10  9   12  10  8   7   6
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............45  53  60  64  66  71  72  73  73  73
RH..............79  71  64  55  46  37  23  18  18  18
20 FT WIND DIR..W   NW  NW  NW  N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..9   11  14  15  17  18  20  21  21  21
20 FT WIND GUST.10  15  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 42.
RH..................MAX 68 PERCENT.
WIND................NORTH WINDS 9 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH LATE IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN THE
                    EVENING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 75.
RH..................MIN 28 PERCENT.
WIND................SOUTH WINDS UP TO 6 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

$$
FORECASTER...ABELING
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS GORDON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160503.CENTR.01/BIS



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