Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PARK RAPIDS FIRE 15...MNDNR FORESTRY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
841 AM CDT SUN MAR 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0820 CDT ON MARCH 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A PERIOD OF SCATTERED SHOWERS WILL END BY AROUND 10 TO 11 AM. THE
MAIN CONCERN TODAY WILL BE GUSTY WINDS...AS LIGHT WINDS WILL
QUICKLY BECOME NORTHWESTERLY AND GUSTY BY AROUND 10 AM...WITH SPEEDS
EXPECTED TO BE AROUND 20 MPH...AND GUSTS OVER 30 TO 35 MPH AT
TIMES THROUGH THE AFTERNOON BEFORE SUBSIDING RATHER QUICKLY THIS
EVENING. CLOUDS MAY BEGIN TO ERODE BY LATER IN THE AFTERNOON...BUT
IT IS POSSIBLE THAT THIS MAY TAKE UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON. THIS WILL
IMPACT HOW MUCH RH FALLS AT THE BURN SITE. RH COULD FALL A BIT
LOWER BY LATE AFTERNOON IF CLEARING OCCURS EARLIER.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. RAIN AND
                    SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....43-48.
MIN HUMIDITY........46-51 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2700-3800 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 30 TO 38 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST
                    AROUND 32 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........97  91  83  74  64  55  47  41  37  33  30  28
WEATHER COV.....LKY LKY CHC CHC CHC SCH
WEATHER TYPE....RS  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV........
TEMP............36  37  38  38  39  41  42  44  44  45  45  44
RH..............95  94  92  85  79  70  65  57  55  53  51  53
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..11  12  13  16  17  18  19  19  19  18  16  13
20 FT WIND GUST.15  20  20  25  25  30  30  30  30  30  25  20

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....30-35.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING WEST UP
                    TO 5 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT BECOMING LIGHT BECOMING
                    WEST UP TO 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 22 TO 30 MPH BECOMING WEST AROUND 6
                    MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........26     21     19     21     30     42
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............43     39     35     32     32     32
RH..............57     67     78     85     85     85
20 FT WIND......NW 10  NW 4   NW 2   W 5    W 4    W 4
20 FT WIND GUST.15     5      5      10     5      5

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900-4400 FT AGL IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 6 TO 15 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 17
                    TO 20 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........54        68        74        62
WEATHER COV.....                    S CHC     S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      RAIN      RAIN
TSTM COV........
TEMP............33        41        51        57
RH..............82        76        54        45
20 FT WIND......W 5G10    S 5G10    S 6G10    W 10G15

$$
FORECASTER...MAKOWSKI
REQUESTED BY...MARK CARLSTROM
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150329.PARKR.01/FGF






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