Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 27A...RED LAKE BIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
949 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE RED RIVER VALLEY WILL MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD
THROUGH THE AFTERNOON...CREATING WIND DIRECTION FORECAST
DIFFICULTIES AS LIGHT AND VARIABLE WILL BEST DESCRIBE THIS
CONDITION.  ONLY THING SOMEWHAT FOR SURE IS THAT YOU`LL HAVE AN
EAST COMPONENT AT AND AFTER IGNITION TIME...BUT THIS CAN BE
ANYTHING FROM NE TO SE AT AROUND 5 MPH WITH A PEAK SPEED OF 10
MPH.  TEMPERATURES WILL BE A BIT WARMER THAN YESTERDAY BUT STILL
WAY BELOW SEASONAL NORMALS. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES
WILL DROP JUST BELOW 30 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 9 MPH LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2100-4000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4500-5800 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTH 6 TO
                    10 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........44  47  50  53  57  60  63
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............24  27  29  31  32  32  31
RH..............41  38  35  31  30  31  36
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT WIND SPD..2   2   3   4   5   6   8
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5   10  10  15

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....20-25.
MAX HUMIDITY........66-71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........67     76     85     91     93     94
WEATHER COV.....                            CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   SNOW   SNOW
TEMP............30     26     24     23     24     23
RH..............41     52     57     62     62     68
20 FT WIND......E 9    E 9    E 9    E 10   E 12   E 14
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     15     20     25

$$
FORECASTER...WJB
REQUESTED BY...JOE HARRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.UNIT2.01/FGF






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