Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOPPER ROAD...DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
803 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1600 EDT ON APRIL 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE CENTERED OVER CANADA WILL BRING COOL
DRY AIR INTO MICHIGAN. CLOUDY SKIES WILL HELP TO KEEP THE TEMPS
COOL...BUT PRECIPITATION WILL REMAIN SOUTH OF THE AREA. FLOW WILL
REMAIN GENERALLY EASTERLY...WITH OCCASIONAL BACKING TO
NORTHEASTERLY...WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS AROUND 10MPH AND GUSTS TO
AROUND 15. RH DIPPING INTO THE LOW 30S.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (50-60 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........49 AT IGNITION...MAX 49.
RH..................31 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS EAST AT 7 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 8 MPH WITH
                    OCCASIONAL GUSTS UP TO 16 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 16 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3500 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2700-3500 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (400) AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD (500).

TIME (EDT)      4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........59  60
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............49  49
RH..............31  30
20 FT WIND DIR..E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15
HAINES INDEX....4   4
SMOKE DISP......400 500

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FORECASTER...AARON MAYHEW
REQUESTED BY...LEE OSTERLAND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160428.HOPPE.01/APX


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