Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ZIMMER RIDGE...GREAT PLAINS DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
359 PM MST SAT FEB 13 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1544 MST ON FEBRUARY 13.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

...VERY GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS EXPECTED WITHIN THE NEXT
HOUR...

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH THE BLACK HILLS WILL
BRING A PERIOD OF VERY GUSTY WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS TO THE BURN
AREA WITHIN THE NEXT HOUR. THESE STRONG WINDS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH EARLY EVENING BEFORE SUBSIDING. EXPECT RAIN SHOWERS AND
POSSIBLY A THUNDERSTORM TO ACCOMPANY THIS FRONT THROUGH EARLY
EVENING.

.LATE AFTERNOON...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VERY WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 25 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO AROUND 55 MPH.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
LAL.................2.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AND CHANCE
                    OF SNOW SHOWERS EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 28.
MAX HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO AROUND 50 MPH DECREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH
                    MID EVENING.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700 TO 1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 41.
MIN HUMIDITY........41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 TO 3200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...JJ
REQUESTED BY...LOOKOUT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160213.ZIMME.01/UNR



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