Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CEDAR FIRE...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
153 PM CDT SUN AUG 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1328 CDT ON AUGUST 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS LATE THIS AFTERNOON WILL MAKE
WAY FOR A ROUND OF STRONG TO POSSIBLY SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS THIS
EVENING. STRONG WINDS AND HAIL ARE THE MAIN THREATS. A FEW SHOWERS
COULD LINGER LATE TONIGHT AROUND THE APOSTLE ISLANDS...OTHERWISE
THE PRECIPITATION SHOULD TAPER OFF LATE MONDAY MORNING.
TEMPERATURES TODAY IN THE 70S WILL ONLY DROP INTO THE LOWER 60S
TONIGHT...AND RISE BACK INTO THE UPPER 60S ON MONDAY. EAST WINDS
10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS 20 TO 25 MPH THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING
WILL WEAKEN AND SHIFT TO THE SOUTH TONIGHT AND THEN TO THE
SOUTHWEST MONDAY. COULD SEE A FEW GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH AGAIN IN THE
AFTERNOON. RH VALUES WILL REMAIN ELEVATED IN THE 80 TO 100 PERCENT
RANGE THROUGH THE NEXT 36 HOURS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE EARLY
                    AFTERNOON...AND SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY EVENING. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 73.
MIN HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 12 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH.
                    STRONGER GUSTS AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 25 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (6900).

TIME (CDT)      1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
TEMP............72     71     70
RH..............80     86     91
20 FT WIND DIR..E      E      E
20 FT WIND SPD..12     13     15
20 FT WIND GUST.18     21     23

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN WIDESPREAD SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE EVENING. A CHANCE OF
                    SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS AFTER MIDNIGHT. AREAS
                    OF FOG AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
                    80 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 63.
MAX HUMIDITY........100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 11 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 20
                    MPH...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY
                    AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 25 TO 30 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 15 TO
                    20 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (5100) DECREASING TO POOR (2900) LATE.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
TEMP............70     68     67     66     65     64
RH..............95     97     98     99     98     98
20 FT WIND DIR..E      E      SE     S      SW     SW
20 FT WIND SPD..15     11     9      10     7      6
20 FT WIND GUST.23     16     13     14     8      7

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 69.
MIN HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH INCREASING TO
                    16 TO 17 MPH WITH GUST TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 25 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (3800) INCREASING TO POOR (6450) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
TEMP............63     64     65     67     68     69
RH..............99     100    95     85     82     78
20 FT WIND DIR..SW     SW     SW     SW     W      W
20 FT WIND SPD..6      7      9      11     13     16
20 FT WIND GUST.7      8      13     16     21     23

$$
FORECASTER...BRIAN
REQUESTED BY...DAMON PANEK
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140824.CEDAR.01/DLH






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