Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS73 KUNR 252254
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WHALEY...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
354 PM MST SUN JAN 25 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 MST ON JANUARY 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY
CONDITIONS AND WELL ABOVE AVERAGE TEMPERATURES TO THE NORTHERN
PLAINS ON MONDAY AND TUESDAY. WINDS WILL PREDOMINATELY BE OUT OF
THE WEST AT 10 TO 20 MPH DURING THE LATE MORNING THROUGH LATE
AFTERNOON HOURS.

A WEAK COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE NORTHERN PLAINS TUESDAY
NIGHT WITH SLIGHTLY COOLER TEMPERATURES FOR WEDNESDAY...IN THE
UPPER 40S. HIGH TEMPERATURES WILL CONTINUE TO FALL INTO THE LOWER
40S BY FRIDAY. WINDS ON WEDNESDAY WILL BE OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AT
10 TO 20 MPH...WITH LIGHTER WINDS FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........AROUND 30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 16 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200-1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR...BECOMING FAIR BY LATE MORNING.

.MONDAY NIGHT...
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........46-62 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.


.TUESDAY...
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WEST 10 TO 16 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 TO 1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 16 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR...BECOMING FAIR BY LATE MORNING.


$$
FORECASTER...SR
REQUESTED BY...SARAH SYNOWIEC
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150125.WHALE.01/UNR





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