Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR FUELS BREAKS SLASH...ROSEBUD AGENCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
746 AM MST TUE JAN 24 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MST ON JANUARY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A WINTER STORM WILL CONTINUE TO AFFECT THE REGION
THROUGH TONIGHT. EXPECTED 8-12 INCHES OF SNOW WITH GUSTY NORTHERLY
WINDS OF 15 TO 25 MPH AND HIGHER GUSTS. SNOW WILL END TONIGHT
WITH DRY CONDITIONS EXPECTED WEDNESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW. SNOW.
TEMPERATURE.........AROUND 27.
RH..................78-83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 14 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTH WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH
                    WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH.
CWR.................70 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 TO 1700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW THROUGH THE NIGHT.
                    SNOW IN THE EVENING. SNOW LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........AROUND 15.
RH..................85-90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 TO 1800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 35 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........AROUND 22.
RH..................65-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800 TO 2300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...JC
REQUESTED BY...KYLE GOLUS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700710.0/UNR
.EMAIL KYLE.GOLUS@BIA.GOV



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