Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Community Rx-Porcupine...BIA-ND-SRA
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
1017 AM CDT Tue Mar 28 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1300 CDT on March 28.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

High pressure over Canada and low pressure over the central and southern
Rockies will maintain a southeast surface flow over the region today.
Expect considerable cloudiness today with a few sprinkles possible
this afternoon. However, the threat of any measurable precipitation
today is 10 percent or less.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 58.
Min humidity........40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......1000-2300 ft AGL increasing to 3800-5700 ft AGL
                    late in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 12 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (3800-50700 knot-ft) increasing to
                    good (57900 knot-ft) late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 to 4 (very low) to (low).

TIME (CDT)      1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........78  80  82  84  83
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   10  10
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1
Temp............51  55  57  58  58
RH..............55  47  44  40  41
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT wind spd..9   9   9   9   9
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...1.0 2.3 3.8 5.1 5.7
Transp wind dir.NE  NE  NE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.5   5   5   12  12
Haines index....4   4   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy then becoming partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
Chance of pcpn......10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 37.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds up to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......5300-5900 ft AGL decreasing to 0-400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 12 mph shifting to the
                    northeast around 5 mph late in the evening,
                    then shifting to the southeast 2 to 6 mph after
                    midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (17400-59000 knot-ft) decreasing
                    to poor (0 knot-ft) in the late evening and
                    overnight.

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
Sky (%).........81  80  80  85  88  84  70  56  57  58  59  69
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
Chc of pcpn (%).10  10  0   0   10  0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............57  55  53  51  49  47  45  43  42  41  40  39
RH..............42  45  51  55  62  67  71  75  79  82  85  89
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   SE  S
20 FT wind spd..8   8   7   7   6   6   6   6   6   5   5   5
20 FT wind gust.15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...5.9 5.3 3.8 1.9 0.3 0.1 0.1 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.2 0.2
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  NE  NE  NE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.12  12  12  12  5   5   5   6   6   6   2   2
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

$$
Forecaster...HAMILTON
Requested by...Jeff Casey
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705366.0/BIS
.EMAIL Jeffrey.Casey@bia.gov


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