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FNUS73 KDLH 151501
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PERMANENT OPENINGS...CHIPPEWA NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1001 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL DOMINATE THE REGION MOST OF TODAY
BEFORE THE NEXT SPRING STORM SYSTEM MOVES IN FROM THE WEST LATE
TONIGHT AND DURING THE DAY WEDNESDAY. SKIES TODAY WILL BE MOSTLY
SUNNY WITH HIGH CLOUDS MOVING IN DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING TIME FRAME. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT FROM THE WEST NORTHWEST
THIS MORNING BEFORE BECOMING VARIABLE THIS AFTERNOON AND SHIFTING
TO THE SOUTHEAST IN THE EVENING. TEMPERATURES WILL REMAIN ON THE
COOL SIDE TODAY...BUT HUMIDITIES WILL FALL TO AROUND 20 PERCENT
ONCE AGAIN THIS AFTERNOON. SNOW SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP
LATE THIS EVENING...BUT COULD BE DELAYED UNTIL WELL AFTER MIDNIGHT
AS THE AIR MASS WILL GRADUALLY BECOME SATURATED. THIS SYSTEM
MOVING THROUGH ON WEDNESDAY IS EXPECTED TO PRODUCE AROUND 2 TO 4
INCHES OF SNOW IN THE VICINITY OF THE PRESCRIBED BURN.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MIN HUMIDITY........19 TO 25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHWEST 3 TO 5 MPH IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING VARIABLE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...AND THEN SOUTHEAST AROUND
                    3 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (17600) INCREASING TO GOOD (31200) LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO GOOD (41300)
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO FAIR
                    (29300) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
TEMP............23  27  30  32  33  33  33
RH..............32  27  25  23  20  22  26
20 FT WIND DIR..NW  NW  N   E   E   E   SE
20 FT WIND SPD..3   2   2   2   2   3   4
20 FT WIND GUST.                        5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SNOW LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW 60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 23.
MAX HUMIDITY........68 TO 75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND 15
                    MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 400 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT...THEN INCREASING TO
                    1400 FT AGL LATE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING EAST IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (26800) DECREASING TO POOR (3300) LATE IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO POOR (6900)
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT INCREASING TO FAIR (23200) LATE.

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
TEMP............32  30  29  27  26  25  25  25  24  24  24  23
RH..............29  34  39  46  50  54  58  62  66  69  70  70
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   5   5   6   7   8   9   9   10  12  15
20 FT WIND GUST.6   6   6   6   7   8   10  12  13  14  18  22

$$
FORECASTER...BRIAN
REQUESTED BY...MIKE RICE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.PERMA.01/DLH






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