Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FREEMAN FIRE...BUREAU OF INDIAN AFFAIRS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1243 PM MDT WED JUL 27 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 MDT ON JULY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...SKIES WILL BECOME SUNNY EARLY THIS AFTERNOON, THEN
BECOME MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTER 4 PM AS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
DEVELOP OVER THE BLACK HILLS AND APPROACH THE FIRE AREA. WINDS
WILL BE LIGHT OUT OF THE WEST EARLY THIS AFTERNOON, THEN NORTHERLY
AND GUSTY AS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MOVE THROUGH THE AREA.
EXPECT SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TO PERSIST THROUGH 8
PM. WINDS WILL TURN EAST TO NORTHEAST AT 5 TO 10 MPH ONCE THE
SHOWERS AND STORMS HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE AREA. ANOTHER ROUND OF
SHOWERS AND ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
EARLY THURSDAY MORNING, BRINGING A VERY GOOD CHANCE OF WETTING
RAINS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATER THIS AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 85.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    BY MID AFTERNOON.
CWR.................25 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6200 TO 7200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................3.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 TO 600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST AROUND 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. GOOD CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.
MIN HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................40 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000 TO 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...SR
REQUESTED BY...TJ RANDALL
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160727.FREEM.01/UNR



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