Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FNUS73 KDLH 231241
FWSDLH

SPOT FORECAST FOR NW SANDS BLOCK E...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
741 AM CDT SAT MAY 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON MAY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...IT WILL BE ANOTHER DAY OF LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY
ACROSS THE BURN SITE...AS RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES DROP TO NEAR
20 PERCENT DURING THE DAY. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE FROM THE
SOUTHWEST AT 5 TO 10 MPH. SMOKE DISPERSAL AND TRANSPORT WINDS
LOOK MORE FAVORABLE TODAY THAN THEY DID YESTERDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........AROUND 20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 2 TO 5 MPH INCREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 7800 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (20400) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (84950).

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
TEMP............68     74     76     76     72
RH..............32     25     23     19     20
20 FT WIND DIR..SW     SW     SW     SW     SW
20 FT WIND SPD..7      8      8      7      6
20 FT WIND GUST.8      10     10     8      7

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (12800) DECREASING TO POOR (1650) IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
TEMP............69     62     57     53     51     51
RH..............41     53     65     74     81     83
20 FT WIND DIR..SW     SW     SW     SW     SW     S
20 FT WIND SPD..6      4      3      3      3      3
20 FT WIND GUST.7      5

$$
FORECASTER...DEAN P.
REQUESTED BY...STEPHANIE AMBRIGHT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150523.NWSAN.01/DLH






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