Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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Spot Forecast for Northern Light 4 RX...USFS
National Weather Service Duluth MN
743 AM CDT Wed Oct 18 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 CDT on October 18.
If there are questions or concerns with this forecast...
please call the National Weather Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Dry and breezy conditions are expected today. Winds will be from
the southwest this morning turning from the west this afternoon.
There will be some thin cirrus early but expect skies to clear by
early afternoon. Humidity values will drop to around 30 percent by
late afternoon with readings between 40 and 30 percent during the
afternoon hours. Wind gusts will subside this evening, but
sustained winds will be around 10 mph until late tonight.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 63.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 15 mph.
Mixing height.......2200 ft AGL increasing to 3800 ft AGL early in
                    the afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 20 to 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (4400-19200 knot-ft) increasing to
                    good (38300 knot-ft) early in the afternoon,
                    then increasing to excellent (60500-81400
                    knot-ft) early in the afternoon increasing to
                    excellent (101200-115800 knot-ft) late in the
                    afternoon decreasing to excellent (71200
                    knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky cover.......MCR PC  PC  MC  PC  PC  MCR MCR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............55  58  60  61  62  63  62  59
RH..............59  52  45  39  34  31  30  31
20 FT wind dir..SW  W   W   W   SW  W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
20 FT wind gust.21  22  21  20  20  20  19  18
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.9 1.6 2.2 2.8 3.3 3.8 2.6
Transp wind dir.SW  SW  SW  W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.20  25  30  30  35  35  35  30
SDspl kt-ft/10004   19  38  61  81  101 116 71

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 33.
Max humidity........74 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 15 mph decreasing to around 5
                    mph.
Mixing height.......1400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 25 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (32500 knot-ft) decreasing to poor (4700
                    knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............55     48     42     38     37     36
RH..............35     49     67     71     70     70
20 ft wind......W 15   W 10   W 10   W 10   W 5    W 5
20 ft wind gust.17     15     12            9      9
Mix hgt (ft)....1400   300    300    300    300    300
Transport wind..W 25   W 20   W 20   W 15   W 15   W 15
SDspl kt-ft/100033     4      4      4      3      3

$$
Forecaster...Kevin
Requested by...Isaac Heruth
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1717450.0/DLH
.EMAIL iheruth@fs.fed.us



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