Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Spot Forecast for Halfmoon Barrens...MDNR
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
959 AM EDT Tue Apr 25 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1600 EDT on April 25.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Moisture will be on the increase today resulting in
mostly cloudy skies. Afternoon minimum RH values are expected to be
around 50 percent. Moderate southeast winds through the day. Turning
much warmer on Wednesday as winds turn southerly. Minimum RH values
on Wednesday will again be around 50 percent.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (85-95 percent) becoming partly sunny
                    (55-65 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 70.
Min humidity........54 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph.
Mixing height.......800-2300 ft AGL increasing to 2800-3200 ft AGL
                    late.
Transport winds.....South 10 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (10000-50000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      4PM 5PM
Sky (%)..........52  49
Weather cov......
Weather type.....
Tstm cov.........
Temp.............70  70
RH...............55  55
Eye lvl wnd dir..SE  S
Eye lvl wnd spd..9   9
Eye lvl wnd gst..25  25
Mix hgt (kft)....3.2 3.2
Transp wind dir..S   S
Transp wind spd..18  18
Haines index....3   3
VRate kt-ft/1000.50  50

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy (55-65 percent) becoming mostly
                    cloudy (65-75 percent).
Min temperature.....50-55.
Max humidity........91 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds 7 to 12 mph.

TIME (EDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky (%)..........51     58     61     63     65     71
Weather cov......
Weather type.....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov.........
Temp.............70     66     61     58     56     54
RH...............55     59     69     79     83     85
Eye level wind...SE 8   SE 8   SE 8   SE 8   SE 7   SE 7
Eye lvl wnd gst..20     20     20     15     15     15

$$
Forecaster...Gurney
Requested by...Don Klingler
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707749.0/DTX
.EMAIL klinglerd@michigan.gov


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