Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BERNINGHAUS...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
902 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 CDT ON MAY 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WORKING ACROSS THE ALEXANDRIA AREA THIS MORNING WILL NOT
CHANGE THE AIRMASS MUCH...BUT WILL ALLOW FOR WINDS TO TURN OUT OF THE
NW AND INCREASE TO BEING SUSTAINED BETWEEN 10 AND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
BETWEEN 20 AND 25 MPH. THESE NW WINDS WILL BE FAIRLY CONSISTENT TODAY
AS WELL...WITH NOT MUCH VARIATION IN DIRECTION EXPECTED. HIGHS TODAY
WILL TOP OUT AROUND 70 WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING TO AROUND
25 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........68 AT IGNITION...MAX 68.
RH..................29 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4000-51200) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (77700-124700) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6600-7800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 18 TO 25 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM   11 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65     68     67     65     58     52
RH..............34     29     29     31     44     59
20 FT WIND......N 8    NW 8   NW 7   N 5    N 4    N 2
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     10     5      5
HAINES INDEX....3      4      4      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 45.
RH..................MAX 76 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (53500-90700) DECREASING TO
                    POOR TO FAIR (1000-21800) EARLY IN THE EVENING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 71.
RH..................MIN 31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-41200).

$$
FORECASTER...GRIESINGER
REQUESTED BY...TROY BOSCHEE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150521.BERNI.01/MPX



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