Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS73 KUNR 242313
FWSUNR

SPOT FORECAST FOR CANYONS RX...NPS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
513 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1725 MDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK BOUNDARY IS MOVING WEST ACROSS THE SOUTHERN BLACK
HILLS...AND IS CURRENTLY LOCATED BETWEEN CUSTER AND JEWELL
CAVE. THIS BOUNDARY WILL MOVE THROUGH THE BURN AREA IN THE
NEXT HOUR OR TWO...WITH WINDS SHIFTING TO THE EAST. AFTER
SUNSET...THE WINDS WILL BECOME TERRAIN DOMINATED...WITH
DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY WINDS. WINDS WILL BE SOUTHEASTERLY
ON SATURDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 40.
RH..................MAX 70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS BECOMING EASTERLY 5 TO 9 MPH EARLY
                    THIS EVENING...THEN BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY
                    AFTER SUNSET.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 MPH BECOMING EAST AFTER SUNSET.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70.
RH..................MIN 25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 8
                    TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 TO 1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 10 TO 15.

$$
FORECASTER...NWS
REQUESTED BY...LEE DUEKER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.CANYO.03/UNR






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