Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ZONE 2...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
801 AM EDT THU APR 28 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 EDT ON APRIL 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
COOL AND RAINY TODAY. DRY TOMORROW.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (95-100 PERCENT). WIDESPREAD RAIN.
TEMPERATURE.........45 AT IGNITION...MAX 49.
RH..................73 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 49 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS EAST AT 21 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 17 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2400 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2700-3200
                    FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....200-800 (FAIR TO EXCELLENT).

TIME (EDT)      1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........100    100    100    100
WEATHER COV.....WIDSPD WIDSPD WIDSPD WIDSPD
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TEMP............45     47     48     47
RH..............73     71     68     68
20 FT WIND......E 21   E 21   E 20   E 17
20 FT GUST......25     30     30     20
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY (85-95 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (60-70 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 56.
RH..................MIN 55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....100-400 (POOR TO GOOD).

$$
FORECASTER...MEADE
REQUESTED BY...LEE OSTERLAND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160428.ZONE2.01/GRR


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