Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Spot Forecast for FHSP Unit 1...MNDNR
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1056 AM CDT Wed Mar 29 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CDT on March 29.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Light rain will move into southern MN today, but should stay
south of the forecast site. Winds will be light southeast through the
day, with minimum relative humidity values arond 50 percent this afternoon.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Temperature.........33 at ignition...Max 50.
RH..................85 percent at ignition...Min 50 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds east at 6 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    Southeast winds 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing Height.......400 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 300-1800 ft
                    AGL increasing to 2300-3800 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 12 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor /5100 knot-ft/ at ignition. Max...good
                    /44200 knot-ft/.
Haines Index........4 or low at ignition...max 4.

Time (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............33  35  37  41  44  48  49  50  50  50  49
RH..............85  85  79  69  61  54  52  50  50  50  52
20 ft wind dir..E   E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 ft wind spd..5   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   5   5
20 ft wind gust.    10  10  10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...0.4 0.6 0.8 1.3 1.8 2.3 2.8 3.3 3.8 3.7 3.7
Transp wind dir.E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd.13  14  14  14  14  14  13  13  13  14  15
Haines Index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Sdspl kt-ft/10005   8   10  16  21  26  32  37  43  44  44

$$
Forecaster...SCHMIT
Requested by...Kris Erickson
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1705432.0/MPX
.EMAIL kris.erickson@state.mn.us



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