Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SCHMEETS WPA...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND
624 AM CDT WED MAY 18 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON MAY 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A LARGE AND PERSISTENT HIGH PRESSURE AREA OVER MINNESOTA
WILL MAINTAIN A SOUTHERLY WIND THROUGH TODAY. SKIES WILL BE SUNNY
WITH HIGHS IN THE LOWER 70S. MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL BE AROUND
24 PERCENT. THE WINDS WILL BE SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH AT IGNITION INCREASING
TO AROUND 20 MPH BY 2 PM CDT. WE DO NOT EXPECT ANY SIGNIFICANT WIND
SHIFTS TODAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........67 AT IGNITION...MAX 73.
RH..................32 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 24 PERCENT.
WIND................WINDS SOUTH AT 17 MPH AT IGNITION...THEN
                    SOUTH WINDS 20 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........6 HIGH AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........16  13  15  20  22  19  13  10  11  12  13  14
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............44  48  53  57  61  64  67  69  70  71  72  73
RH..............68  60  53  47  41  36  32  28  28  27  25  24
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  SW  S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..9   10  11  12  15  17  17  18  20  20  21  20
20 FT WIND GUST.10  15  15  15  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
HAINES INDEX....6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 49.
RH..................MAX 69 PERCENT.
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 75.
RH..................MIN 33 PERCENT.
WIND................SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 14 TO 22
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.
LAL.................1.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.

$$
FORECASTER...ABELING
REQUESTED BY...CHAD WIMER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160518.SCHME.01/BIS



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