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Spot Forecast for Woolcott Piles Rx...US Fish and Wildlife Service
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
739 AM CDT Tue May 30 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CDT on May 30.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Mostly cloudy with scattered showers.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. scattered showers. Chance of showers
                    30 percent.
Temperature.........50 at ignition...Max 58.
RH..................80 percent at ignition...Min 59 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds northwest at 10 mph at
                    ignition...otherwise Northwest winds 10 to 15
                    mph.
Mixing height.......2900 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 2900-4300
                    ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 24 to 26 mph.
Mixing winds........Northwest 24 to 26 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent /68300 knot-ft/ at ignition.
                    Max...excellent /95700 knot-ft/.
Haines Index........3 or very low at ignition...max 3.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............50  52  52  53  53  54  54  55  56  57  57
RH..............80  74  74  69  69  66  69  64  64  59  59
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..10  11  12  12  13  14  15  15  15  14  13
20 FT wind gust.15  20  20  20  20  25  25  25  25  25  20
Mix hgt (kft)...2.9 3.2 3.5 3.6 3.7 3.8 4.0 4.2 4.3 4.3 4.3
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Transp wind spd.26  26  26  26  26  25  25  25  25  25  24
Mixing wind dir.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
Mixing wind spd.26  26  26  26  26  25  25  25  25  25  24
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
SDspl kt-ft/100068  74  80  82  84  86  90  93  96  93  90

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming clear.
Temperature.........Min 44.
RH..................Max 83 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds 6 to 11 mph.
Mixing height.......3000-4300 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1600 ft AGL
                    early in the evening.
Transport winds.....West 14 to 23 mph decreasing to 12 to 15 mph
                    after midnight.
Mixing winds........West 14 to 23 mph decreasing to 12 to 15 mph
                    after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (59600-87700 knot-ft)
                    decreasing to poor to good (2400-31500 knot-ft)
                    early in the evening.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............56     53     49     47     45     44
RH..............59     69     77     83     82     82
20 ft wind......NW 11  NW 7   W 6    W 6    W 6    W 6
20 ft wind gust.20     15                          10
Mix hgt (ft)....4300   1600   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..NW 23  W 18   W 15   W 14   W 12   W 13
Mixing wind.....NW 23  W 18   W 15   W 14   W 12   W 13
Haines index....3      4      4      3      4      4
SDspl kt-ft/100088     32     3      3      3      3

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Temperature.........Max 71.
RH..................Min 32 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
Mixing height.......300-2200 ft AGL increasing to 6500-7900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 16 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 14
                    mph late in the afternoon.
Mixing winds........Northwest 16 to 25 mph decreasing to 10 to 14
                    mph late in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (3900-47400 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (90900 knot-ft) early in the morning,
                    then decreasing to excellent (68400 knot-ft)
                    late in the afternoon.
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low to or low.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............46     55     64     68     70     71
RH..............79     59     45     36     33     32
20 ft wind......W 7    NW 8   NW 10  NW 10  NW 9   NW 7
20 ft wind gust.10     15     15     15     15     10
Mix hgt (ft)....300    4200   6500   7200   7700   7600
Transport wind..W 18   NW 24  NW 25  NW 21  NW 16  NW 12
Mixing wind.....W 18   NW 24  NW 25  NW 21  NW 16  NW 12
Haines index....3      4      4      4      4      4
SDspl kt-ft/10004      91     134    132    107    82

$$
Forecaster...WFO MPX
Requested by...David Blatz
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1710284.0/MPX
.EMAIL david_blatz@fws.gov



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