Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR RAPIDS LAKE PILES...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
828 AM CST WED JAN 18 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CST ON JANUARY 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A SURFACE RIDGE THAT WAS CENTERED ACROSS THE OHIO VALLEY THIS
MORNING WILL LEAD TO A SOUTHERLY FLOW. A FEW GUSTS FROM
THE SOUTHWEST ARE POSSIBLE BY MID-LATE MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........30 AT IGNITION...MAX 39.
RH..................85 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 8 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8
                    MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 300-900 FT
                    AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 300-900 FT
                    AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 13 TO 22 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH
                    AROUND 12 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /10100 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...FAIR
                    /16700 KNOT-FT/.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.

TIME (CST)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
TEMP............30  30  32  35  37  39  39  38  37
RH..............85  81  78  72  70  67  67  70  72
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   6   6   6   6   5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.6 0.5 0.4 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
TRANSP WIND DIR.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  S
TRANSP WIND SPD.18  17  16  16  15  14  13  13  12
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
SDSPL KT-FT/100010  8   6   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 31.
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-700 FT AGL.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 12 TO 16 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (2500-9400 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CST)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
TEMP............36     34     32     31     32     33
RH..............72     78     85     85     85     85
20 FT WIND......S 4    S 5    S 5    S 5    S 5    S 4
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     10     10     10     5
MIX HGT (FT)....300    300    300    300    400    600
TRANSPORT WIND..S 12   S 12   S 12   S 13   S 14   S 15
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      4
SDSPL KT-FT/10003      3      3      3      5      8

$$
FORECASTER...TAGGART
REQUESTED BY...DAN PAULSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1700509.0/MPX
.EMAIL DANIEL_PAULSON@FWS.GOV


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