Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR PINES POINT UNITS  C...USDA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
715 AM EDT FRI MAY 6 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 EDT ON MAY 06.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HUMIDITY WILL DROP TO NEAR 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. SOUTH WINDS
WILL BE AROUND 10 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (5-15 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........63 AT IGNITION...MAX 73.
RH..................55 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 8 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 3 TO 12 MPH INCREASING TO 12 TO 14
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2200 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2900-3400
                    FT AGL DECREASING TO 1300 FT AGL IN THE
                    EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-400 (POOR TO GOOD).

TIME (EDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........11     9      8      9      11
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............57     65     69     71     71
RH..............55     40     33     31     34
20 FT WIND......S 6    S 7    S 8    S 8    S 7
20 FT GUST......10     15     15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (35-45 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS THROUGH THE NIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 50.
RH..................MAX 80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 13 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS UNTIL MIDDAY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 65.
RH..................MIN 37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
                    MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS UNTIL MIDDAY.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 17 TO 26 MPH INCREASING TO 23 TO 30 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...OSTUNO
REQUESTED BY...STEVE HATTING
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160506.PINES.01/GRR



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