Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Spot Forecast for Prairie...USFWS
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
643 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on March 29.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Some light rain could impact the south and east portion
of the area this afternoon and tonight.
However, precipitation amounts will be light, and mainly
dry weather is expected across the area into the weekend,
along with near to above normal temperatures.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. Slight chance of rain late in the
                    afternoon. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Temperature.........46 at ignition...Max 52.
RH..................63 percent at ignition...Min 52 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds southeast at 6 mph at
                    ignition...otherwise Light winds becoming
                    southeast 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing Height.......1800 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 300-1800 ft
                    AGL increasing to 3900-4700 ft AGL.
Mixing Height.......1800 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 300-1800 ft
                    AGL increasing to 3900-4700 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 9 to 17 mph increasing to 15 to 21
                    mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good /30400 knot-ft/ at ignition. Max...good
                    /42200 knot-ft/ increasing to good to excellent
                    (53400-66000 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low at ignition...max 4.

Time (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............46  48  50  52  52  52  51  49
RH..............63  58  56  52  52  52  54  61
20 ft wind dir..SE  SE  SE  SE  E   E   SE  SE
20 ft wind spd..5   5   6   6   6   6   5   5
20 ft wind gust.10  10  10  15  15  15  15  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.8 2.5 3.2 3.7 4.2 4.7 4.3 3.9
Transp wind dir.SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.21  21  20  18  17  16  15  15
Haines Index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Sdspl kt-ft/100030  42  54  58  62  66  60  53

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain. Chance of rain
                    40 percent.
Temperature.........Min 34.
RH..................Max 92 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing Height.......1600-3500 ft AGL decreasing to 1500 ft AGL
                    early in the morning.
Mixing Height.......1600-3500 ft AGL decreasing to 1500 ft AGL
                    early in the morning.
Transport winds.....East 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (22600-47100 knot-ft).

Time (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............47     43     40     39     36     34
RH..............65     73     82     82     89     92
20 ft wind......SE 4   E 4    E 4    E 5    E 5    E 5
20 ft wind gust.10     10     10     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....3500   2500   2000   2100   1800   1600
Transport wind..SE 15  SE 16  SE 17  SE 20  E 20   E 17
Haines Index....4      3      3      2      2      2
Sdspl kt-ft/100047     34     31     36     30     25

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain in the
                    morning. Chance of rain 20 percent.
Temperature.........Max 47.
RH..................Min 58 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 5 to 9 mph.
Mixing Height.......1500-3200 ft AGL increasing to 3700-4100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing Height.......1500-3200 ft AGL increasing to 3700-4100 ft AGL
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....East 16 to 25 mph increasing to around 26 mph
                    early in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to excellent (20500-68100 knot-ft)
                    increasing to excellent to excellent
                    (80200-95200 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 or very low.

Time (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............34     37     42     46     47     47
RH..............92     85     70     60     58     58
20 ft wind......E 5    E 6    E 7    E 7    E 6    E 6
20 ft wind gust.10     15     15     15     15     15
Mix hgt (ft)....1500   2000   2700   3700   4000   4000
Transport wind..E 16   E 20   E 24   E 25   E 26   E 26
Haines Index....2      2      2      2      2      2
Sdspl kt-ft/100021     36     56     80     90     93

$$
Forecaster...HULTQUIST
Requested by...Kemm
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705431.0/MPX
.EMAIL joelkemm@hotmail.com



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