Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SCHAEFER PRAIRIE...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
647 AM CDT FRI APR 29 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1230 CDT ON APRIL 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY BUT COOL WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY WITH AREAS OF MORNING FOG.
WINDS WILL BE NORTHEAST AROUND 5-9 MPH. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL DECREASE TO AROUND 50 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........53 AT IGNITION...MAX 56.
RH..................63 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 53 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 9 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST
                    5 TO 9 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (5700-50900) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (58200-76400) LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3900-5500 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 7 TO 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 13
                    TO 17 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
SKY COVER.......MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC

TEMP............45  48  51  53  54  55  56  56  56  55  52  50
RH..............77  71  63  59  57  55  53  53  53  55  61  66
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   7   6   6   6   6   6   6   5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.15  10  15  15  15  10  10  10  10  10
HAINES INDEX....3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 40.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (23400-57000) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (2800-3900) IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58.
RH..................MIN 47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR OR VERY LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...TONI AGUILAR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160429.SCHAE.01/MPX


SKY (%) LEGEND
CLR = CLEAR
MCR = MOSTLY CLEAR
PC = PARTLY CLOUDY
MC = MOSTLY CLOUDY
CDY = CLOUDY



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