Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FNUS73 KDLH 031734
FWSDLH

SPOT FORECAST FOR PITCHA 3...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1234 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON MAY 03.
IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST...
PLEASE CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD FRONT WHICH JUST MOVED FROM NORTH TO SOUTH ACROSS THE
INCIDENT LOCATION WILL RESULT IN BREEZY WIND AND DRY CONDITIONS
THROUGH THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON. WHILE SCATTERED CLOUD COVER
WILL DEVELOP IN THE AFTERNOON SKIES ON THE WHOLE WILL BE MOSTLY
SUNNY ALLOWING TEMPERATURES TO RISE INTO THE MID 60S AND RELATIVE
HUMIDITY TO QUICKLY FALL TO AROUND 29 PERCENT DESPITE THE LIGHT
RAIN THAT FELL THIS MORNING. WINDS WILL SHIFT FROM WEST TO
NORTHWEST AT IGNITION TIME...CONTINUING TO BECOME MORE NORTHERLY
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. EXPECT WIND SPEEDS OF 12-15 MPH IN THE MID
AFTERNOON WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTH-NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 15 MPH IN
                    THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10800 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (176800 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    240900-257500 KNOT-FT IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY COVER.......PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............55  59  62  64  62  60
RH..............57  43  33  29  31  32
20 FT WIND DIR..W   NW  NW  NW  N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..9   9   14  14  14  14
20 FT WIND GUST.21  21  23  23  23  23

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 33.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    17 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (189300-223000 KNOT-FT)
                    DECREASING TO POOR (2700 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............58     51     45     41     38     36
RH..............34     42     53     63     73     75
20 FT WIND......N 9    N 9    N 5    N 5    N 5    N 5
20 FT WIND GUST.21     13     7      7      7      6

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO
                    AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2700-15000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD (58700 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR    MCLEAR    MCLEAR    CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............33        38        48        54
RH..............82        64        40        30
20 FT WIND......N 5G7     N 5G8     N 9G10    N 9G10

$$
FORECASTER...JOE
REQUESTED BY...KARAU
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1600725.0/DLH



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