Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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
250
FNUS73 KUNR 151557
FWSUNR

Spot Forecast for RTRL/HUTCHISON SLASH PILE BURN...PINE RIDGE AGENCY
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
857 AM MST Thu Feb 15 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 MST on February 15.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A cold front will cross the area this morning. Snow
will develop as the front pushes through. Gusty north to northwest
winds will also bring areas of blowing snow. Drier weather is
expected through the end of the week into the weekend. A large
winter storm system may bring accumulating snow to the
area Sunday night through Monday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Periods of snow between around 1100 AM and 500 PM.
                    Areas of blowing snow in the afternoon. An inch or less of snow
                    accumulation expected.
Max temperature.....Around 30 early, then falling temperatures in the afternoon.
Min humidity........Around 75 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest wind 5 to 10 mph during the morning. North wind increasing
                    to 20 to 30 mph by noon.
CWR.................80 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......1900 to 2400 ft agl.
Transport winds.....North around 35 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy in the evening then becoming mostly clear.
Min temperature.....Around 1 below.
Max humidity........100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest 5 to 10 mph shifting to the southwest
                    after midnight.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........4 or low potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......200 to 700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....West around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.FRIDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 36.
Min humidity........43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 19
                    mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......2200 to 2700 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

$$
Forecaster...GR
Requested by...Kyle Golus
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1802005.0/UNR
.EMAIL kyle.golus14@gmail.com



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