Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WHITE IRON RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
347 PM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1600 CDT ON MAY 02.
IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST...
PLEASE CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
TUESDAY WILL BE ANOTHER WARM BUT MAINLY DRY DAY ACROSS THE
REGION. A COLD FRONT WILL SWEEP THROUGH THE REGION DURING THE LATE
MORNING...BRINGING A SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN TO THE BURN LOCATION.
BEHIND THE FRONT DRIER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO MOVE IN...WITH
AFTERNOON MINIMUM RH VALUES IN THE 25 TO 35 PERCENT RANGE. THE
COLD FRONT WILL ALSO BRING NORTHWEST WINDS WITH GUSTS TO 25 MPH IN
THE AFTERNOON.

COOL AND DRY NORTHERLY FLOW IS FORECAST FOR WEDNESDAY WHEN HIGH
PRESSURE MOVES THROUGH THE REGION...AND WARM AND DRY WEATHER WILL
RETURN FOR THURSDAY AND FRIDAY.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 42.
MAX HUMIDITY........73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHWEST AROUND
                    5 MPH LATE IN THE NIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (79000 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (2100 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY COVER.......CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR MCR MCR MCR PC  PC  PC  PC
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............62  59  56  52  49  47  45  44  43  42  42  42
RH..............30  33  37  43  50  53  62  68  70  73  73  73
20 FT WIND DIR..W   W   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT WIND SPD..5   5   5   5   5   0   0   0   0   5   5   5
20 FT WIND GUST.8   9   8   6       5   5   5   5       6   6

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 62.
MIN HUMIDITY........31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST
                    WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 18 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO AROUND
                    15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10300 FT AGL.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (3000-22000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (231000-247100 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....       S CHC  CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............42     46     54     60     62     59
RH..............73     65     50     36     31     34
20 FT WIND......W 5    W 5    W 9    NW 9   NW 14  N 14
20 FT WIND GUST.8      12     16     21     24     25

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    17 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (177400-210300 KNOT-FT)
                    DECREASING TO POOR (2400 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      6 PM      9 PM      MIDNGT    3 AM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY     PCLDY     MCLEAR    MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............55        48        41        37
RH..............40        51        67        75
20 FT WIND......N 9G21    N 5G9     N 5G7     N 5G6

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 56.
MIN HUMIDITY........29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND
                    10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO
                    AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2600-15600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (82000 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR    MCLEAR    CLEAR     CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............34        40        49        55
RH..............89        67        40        30
20 FT WIND......N 5G8     N 5G9     N 5G9     N 9G10

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FORECASTER...LINDA
REQUESTED BY...NICK PETRACK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1600718.0/DLH


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