Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR 10 SE...US FISH AND WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
752 AM MDT FRI APR 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 11.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...
LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP OVER CENTRAL WYOMING TODAY AND MOVE INTO
SOUTHWEST SOUTH DAKOTA EARLY THIS EVENING. AHEAD OF THE
LOW...INCREASING SOUTHWEST FLOW IS EXPECTED WITH BREEZY WINDS
AFTER 200 PM. TEMPERATURES WILL BE UNSEASONABLY WARM. THE
RANGELAND FIRE DANGER INDEX WILL REACH THE EXTREME CATEGORY THIS
AFTERNOON. SKIES WILL BE PARTLY CLOUDY THROUGH TONIGHT WITH
MID/HIGH CLOUDS PASSING. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE AREA
SATURDAY AFTERNOON BRINGING COLDER AIR...A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN
SHOWERS...AND GUSTY NORTHERLY WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY...
                    THIN MID/HIGH CLOUDS PASSING.
TEMPERATURE.........62 AT IGNITION...MAX 73.
RH..................44 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN AROUND 20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST 7 TO 14 MPH...AFTER 200 PM
                    INCREASING TO 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 8 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 18 TO 24 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING EXCELLENT BY IGNITION TIME.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 42.
RH..................MAX 73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WIND 15 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 25 MPH
                    BECOMING WEST 7 TO 16 MPH EARLY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700 TO 1200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 17 TO 25 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 8
                    TO 15 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....VERY GOOD DECREASING TO POOR.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70.
RH..................MIN 26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 20
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7600 TO 8100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 6 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 16 TO 23 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO VERY GOOD.

$$
FORECASTER...EH
REQUESTED BY...TODD SCHMIDT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140411.10SE_.01/UNR




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