Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SWEDE FOREST SNA...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1034 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE WARM...DRY AND BREEZY TODAY. WINDS WILL QUICKLY
INCREASE LATE THIS MORNING WITH GUSTS UP NEAR 30 MPH FOR THE
AFTERNOON. THERE COULD BE SOME VARIABILITY IN WIND DIRECTION EARLY
THIS AFTERNOON AS SITES BOUNCE BETWEEN WEST-SOUTHWEST AND
NORTHWEST. THE DIRECTION SHOULD BECOME MORE PRONOUNCED OUT OF THE
NORTHWEST BY THE LATE AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........70 AT IGNITION...MAX 74.
RH..................40 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 16 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2000-26200) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (274300-301700).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700-10400 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 9 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 31 TO
                    36 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65     70     72     73     69     60
RH..............45     40     36     29     27     36
20 FT WIND......W 10   W 13   W 12   NW 14  NW 13  NW 9
20 FT WIND GUST.20     30     25     30     30     20
HAINES INDEX....4      3      4      5      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 41.
RH..................MAX 73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    30 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (242100) DECREASING TO POOR TO FAIR
                    (2500-16800).
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 28 TO 35 MPH DECREASING TO 12 TO 13
                    MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67.
RH..................MIN 26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-45700) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (71500-109800) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5600-6500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 14 TO 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...FRANKS
REQUESTED BY...BRAD BOLDUAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160503.SWEDE.01/MPX


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