Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Marquette, MI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LITTLE WEST OPENINGS...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI
832 AM EDT SAT APR 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 EDT ON APRIL 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...TODAY WILL SEE SOME MID TO HIGH LEVEL CLOUDS FILTERING
THROUGH THE AREA AT TIMES AS TEMPERATURES RISE TO 56 DEGREES AND THE
RELATIVE HUMIDITY FALLS TO 40 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE FROM THE
NORTHEAST TODAY AND STRONGEST DURING THE PEAK HEATING HOURS AT UP TO
12 MPH...GUSTING TO 21 MPH THIS AFTERNOON. CONDITIONS WILL BE VERY
SIMILAR ON SUNDAY. NO RAIN CHANCES UNTIL TUESDAY...BUT THOSE CHANCES
ARE MINIMAL.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51 AT IGNITION...MAX 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........50 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 40 PERCENT.
33-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS NORTHEAST AT 11 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12
                    MPH. GUSTS UP TO 21 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
20-FOOT WINDS.......WINDS NORTHEAST AT 8 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3...OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4100 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 2800-4100 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 5100-6600 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 3000-4600 FT
                    AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING.

TIME (EDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........43     50     53     53     56
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............51     55     56     55     51
RH..............50     42     40     41     47
33-FOOT WIND....NE 11  NE 11  NE 13  NE 12  NE 12
20-FOOT WIND....NE 9   NE 9   NE 10  NE 10  NE 10
WIND GUST.......16     16     21     21     21
MIX HGT (FT)....4100   5900   6600   6000   3000
HAINES INDEX....2      2      2      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN
                    BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....MIN 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........MAX 87 PERCENT.
33-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTHEAST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4...OR VERY LOW TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
                    PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100-1600 FT AGL.

TIME (EDT)      8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM   6 AM
SKY (%).........56     58     57     52     52     49
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............49     44     41     39     37     36
RH..............52     60     69     78     83     87
33-FOOT WIND....NE 11  NE 11  NE 9   NE 9   NE 9   NE 9
20-FOOT WIND....NE 9   NE 9   NE 7   NE 7   NE 7   NE 7
WIND GUST.......15     15
MIX HGT (FT)....1600   900    600    300    200    100
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....MAX 57.
MIN HUMIDITY........MIN 39 PERCENT.
33-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 22 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
20-FOOT WINDS.......NORTH WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4...OR VERY LOW TO LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE
                    PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300-3700 FT AGL
                    BY LATE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 5200-6700
                    FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 4100 FT
                    AGL EARLY IN THE EVENING.

TIME (EDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........44     41     38     35     28     22
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............38     46     53     56     57     54
RH..............83     60     46     40     39     41
33-FOOT WIND....NE 11  NE 11  NE 14  N 15   N 15   N 15
20-FOOT WIND....NE 9   NE 9   NE 11  N 12   N 12   N 12
WIND GUST.......14     14     18     22     22     22
MIX HGT (FT)....300    1400   3700   6300   6600   5300
HAINES INDEX....4      3      3      4      4      4

$$
FORECASTER...TITUS
REQUESTED BY...CELESTE CHINGWA
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160430.LITTL.01/MQT


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