Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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FNUS73 KFGF 151407
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BEACHES BLACKLINE...TNC
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
907 AM CDT MON SEP 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0100 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE LAY FROM NORTHEAST TO SOUTHWEST JUST TO
THE SOUTH OF THE BURN AREA. SOUTH/SOUTHWEST WINDS GENERALLY UNDER
6 MPH THIS MORNING WILL BECOME WESTERLY 5 TO 10 MPH BY THE NOON
HOUR. THIS WIND DIRECTION AND SPEED IS EXPECTED TO REMAIN FAIRLY
CONSTANT AS THE SURFACE RIDGE AXIS SAGS TO THE SOUTH OF THE BURN
AREAS. ANY RESIDUAL PATCHES OF FOG OR MIST WILL ALSO BURN OFF
QUICKLY AS DISPERSION GOES FROM POOR TO EXCELLENT BY THE PLANNED
IGNITION TIME. TRANSIENT PATCHES OF MID LEVEL CLOUD COVER WILL
PASS THE AREA TODAY WITH MORE SUNSHINE THAN CLOUD COVER EXPECTED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. PATCHY FROST EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 5700 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 7700-8100 FT
                    AGL EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 5700
                    FT AGL DECREASING TO 3300 FT AGL LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 6 TO 13 MPH INCREASING TO 16 TO 18 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........8   19  17  14  12  11  9   11  13  14  16  17
WEATHER COV.....PTY PTY
WEATHER TYPE....FST FST
TSTM COV........
TEMP............38  39  45  51  55  58  60  61  62  63  63  62
RH..............92  92  79  68  59  51  46  42  41  39  40  44
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..5   6   6   7   8   8   9   10  11  11  10  8
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  10

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
TEMP............60     54     49     47     46     44
RH..............49     58     69     76     80     84
20 FT WIND......W 6    SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6   SW 6
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     10

$$
FORECASTER...EWENS
REQUESTED BY...JONATHAN EERKES
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140915.BEACH.01/FGF






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