Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FNUS73 KDLH 051433
FWSDLH

SPOT FORECAST FOR KCWA...WI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
933 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WARMING TREND...WITH LOW HUMIDITY AND UNSTABLE CONDITIONS WILL
PRODUCE NEAR CRITICAL FIRE WEATHER CONDITIONS TODAY...AND AGAIN
FRIDAY.

CLOUDS WITH A FEW SPRINKLES WILL TRACK OVER THE AREA THIS
MORNING. THE CLOUDS WILL GIVE WAY TO SUNNY SKIES...GUSTY SOUTHWEST
WINDS...AND RAPIDLY FALLING HUMIDITY THIS AFTERNOON.

A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP ACROSS THE REGION FRIDAY EVENING...
BRINGING A WIND SHIFT...THREAT FOR THUNDERSTORMS...AND VERY
UNSTABLE CONDITIONS FOR FIRE BEHAVIOR WITH A HAINES INDEX OF 6.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 67.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND 5 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 12 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 10 TO
                    15 MPH BY EARLY AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (0-14300 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO GOOD (31100-45800 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............51     60     64     66
RH..............50     36     33     31
20 FT WIND DIR..SW     W      SW     SW
20 FT WIND SPD..5      5      5      5
20 FT WIND GUST.8      13     14     14

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.
MAX HUMIDITY........79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............67     63     57     54     52     50
RH..............35     43     56     64     68     74
20 FT WIND DIR..SW     SW     S      SW     SW     SW
20 FT WIND SPD..5      5      5      5      5      0
20 FT WIND GUST.12     9      8      7      6      5

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 81.
MIN HUMIDITY........32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO
                    AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 16 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............49     57     70     77     80     81
RH..............79     64     44     36     32     32
20 FT WIND DIR..SW     W      SW     SW     SW     SW
20 FT WIND SPD..5      5      5      5      9      9
20 FT WIND GUST.       6      9      10     17     17

$$
FORECASTER...LINDA
REQUESTED BY...JOHN KELTO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.KCWA_.01/DLH


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