Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PIESKE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
755 AM CDT SUN APR 20 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON APRIL 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

SUNNY AND NICELY WARMING TEMPS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AT THE BURN
SITE. THE EAST WIND AT 9MPH THIS MORNING WILL LIKELY BE AS STRONG
AS THE WIND GETS TODAY. EVEN WITH THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON
HEATING...WE DON`T EXPECT WINDS TO INCREASE. IN FACT...THEY WILL
MOST LIKELY DECREASE DURING THE AFTERNOON BUT REMAIN OUT OF THE
SOUTHEAST.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 71.
RH..................38 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (700-31000).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400-7200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AROUND 8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY (%).........CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....                            S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............59     65     70     71     68     62
RH..............47     38     32     34     40     50
20 FT WIND......E 5    SE 5   SE 5   S 5    SE 5   SE 5
20 FT WIND GUST.
HAINES INDEX....4      5      4      4      4      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 46.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1700-32100).
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100-4600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1700 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 9 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 15
                    TO 16 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 62.
RH..................MIN 33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2900-42900) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (132900-170300).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6500-7200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 15 TO 22 MPH INCREASING TO 25 TO 31
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...FRANKS
REQUESTED BY...DAN ANGELO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140420.PIESK.01/MPX









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