Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR BAKER ROAD...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
740 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 EDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...FAIR WEATHER IS EXPECTED TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY.
IT WILL TURN MILDER SUNDAY WITH SOME SHOWERS OVER NORTHERN MICHIGAN.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........51 AT IGNITION...MAX 55.
RH..................47 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 15 TO 18 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....500 (GOOD) INCREASING TO 700-1100 (EXCELLENT).

TIME (EDT)      1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........18     32     28     16
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............51     53     54     51
RH..............47     42     39     41
20 FT WIND......NW 11  NW 11  NW 12  N 12
20 FT GUST......15     15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (5-15 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 30.
RH..................MAX 75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 7 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-3300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 600-1100 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 5 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-400 (POOR TO GOOD).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58.
RH..................MIN 37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 12 TO 17 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4000-4500 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....100-500 (POOR TO GOOD) INCREASING TO 500-600
                    (GOOD TO EXCELLENT) LATE IN THE DAY.

$$
FORECASTER...OSTUNO
REQUESTED BY...DAN LAUX
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140418.BAKER.01/GRR






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