Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CRTP SNA...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
745 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MAIN CONCERN FOR YOU WILL LIKELY BE THE LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS
AT IGNITION TIME. CURRENTLY THINK THE WINDS WILL HAVE AN EASTERLY
DIRECTION...WHICH WILL BECOME MORE PRONOUNCED THROUGHOUT THE DAY.
HOWEVER GIVEN THE SMALL SIZE OF YOUR BURN...IT WILL PROBABLY BE
OVER RATHER QUICKLY. IN SUMMATION...OVERCAST SKIES WILL CONTINUE
WITH LIGHT/VARIABLE WINDS GRADUALLY BECOMING EASTERLY BY LATE
MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF FOG EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN PATCHY FOG EARLY IN THE MORNING.
TEMPERATURE.........39 AT IGNITION...MAX 52.
RH..................64 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS EAST AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (800-46800) INCREASING TO GOOD
                    (51300-52700) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400-4600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 5 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 17 TO 22
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....AREAS
WEATHER TYPE....FOG    NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............32     39     46     50     52     50
RH..............78     64     51     44     41     46
20 FT WIND......E 3    E 5    E 6    E 7    E 8    E 9
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     10     15     15
HAINES INDEX....4      3      4      4      4      5

.TONIGHT...

TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39.
RH..................MAX 82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN
                    50 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67.
RH..................MIN 50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 20 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...BEITLICH
REQUESTED BY...RUSSELL SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140418.CRTPS.01/MPX







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