Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NEW TAMARAC HQ...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
1028 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
FORECAST HIGH TEMPERATURES LOOK TO REACH RIGHT AROUND 60 DEGREES
TODAY. AS THE RIDGE AXIS REMAINS OVER WEST CENTRAL
MINNESOTA...EXPECT LIGHT NORTHERLY WINDS...GRADUALLY MOVING
EASTERLY DURING THE EARLY AFTERNOON...BEFORE BECOMING
SOUTHEASTERLY AS LOW PRESSURE DEVELOPS OVER THE WESTERN DAKOTAS.
THE NORTHERLY WINDS ARE ONLY EXPECTED TO BE 5 TO 10 MPH...AND WILL
BE 10 TO 15 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON AS THEY BECOME MORE
SOUTHEASTERLY. MINIMUM HUMIDITIES ARE STILL EXPECTED TO BE IN THE 25
TO 30 PERCENT RANGE...AND WILL INCREASE LATER THIS EVENING AS
TEMPERATURES COOL...AND RETURN FLOW STARTS TO BRING MOISTURE NORTH
AHEAD OF THE NEXT SYSTEM. VENT RATES WILL BE FAIR EARLY...BECOMING
GOOD AS MIXING WINDS INCREASE LATER IN THE AFTERNOON AND EARLY
EVENING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........27-32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH UP TO 5 MPH LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 5
                    TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100-6700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 5 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........37  34  40  29  27  26  25  24
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............48  53  55  56  57  58  59  59
RH..............52  42  39  36  34  32  32  33
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   NW  N   E   E   E   SE
20 FT WIND SPD..4   5   5   5   5   5   6   7
20 FT WIND GUST.5   10  10  10  10  10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE
                    OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL EARLY
                    IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 9 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........25     29     38     49     61     74
WEATHER COV.....                     S CHC  S CHC  CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........
TEMP............57     50     44     41     41     40
RH..............36     48     59     66     65     67
20 FT WIND......SE 8   SE 6   SE 6   SE 8   SE 9   SE 10
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     15     15

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY UNTIL LATE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MIN HUMIDITY........57-62 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDY. SOUTHEAST WINDS 21 TO 26 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO AROUND 40 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......400-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2400-3000 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 20 TO 28 MPH INCREASING TO 31 TO 37
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........85        95        99        100
WEATHER COV.....LIKELY    LIKELY    LIKELY    DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
TSTM COV........
TEMP............39        45        47        46
RH..............71        62        64        71
20 FT WIND......SE 12G20  SE 18G25  SE 22G30  SE 26G40

$$
FORECASTER...HOPKINS
REQUESTED BY...JASON WESTHOLTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.NEWTA.01/FGF






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