Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43
000
FNUS73 KMPX 221238
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR WESTHAUSEN WEST...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
738 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1500 CDT ON MAY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
SLIDES ACROSS THE REGION. TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 40S THIS
MORNING WILL MAX OUT AROUND 75 THIS AFTERNOON WHILE RH VALUES BOTTOM
OUT CLOSE TO 20 PERCENT. LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS THIS MORNING WILL
SHIFT TO SOUTHEAST THIS AFTERNOON WITH SPEEDS IN THE 5-10 MPH RANGE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........75 AT IGNITION...MAX 75.
RH..................21 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1000-42300).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8400-9200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 2 TO 6 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............73     75     75     70     61     57
RH..............24     21     20     27     49     61
20 FT WIND......SE 4   SE 5   SE 5   SE 5   S 5    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 51.
RH..................MAX 80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1900-48400).
MIXING HEIGHT.......8100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 7 TO 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 9
                    TO 17 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 66.
RH..................MIN 58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...DAN ANGELO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150522.WESTH.01/MPX



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.