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Spot Forecast for Rustad...USFWS
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
751 AM CDT Sun Apr 30 2017

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

.DISCUSSION...

A storm system across the Central Plains will move northeast today.
Bands of light to moderate rainfall will begin across west central
Minnesota this afternoon. The heaviest will likely occur this evening,
and on Monday. A persistent northeast wind will continue with stronger
winds developing later today.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Chance of rain early in the
                    afternoon. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Temperature.........45 at request...Max 51.
RH..................42 percent at request...Min 29 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds northeast at 8 mph at request...otherwise
                    Northeast winds 9 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL at request...otherwise 2000-3500 ft
                    AGL increasing to 3600-4500 ft AGL late in the
                    morning.
Transport winds.....Northeast 17 to 25 mph increasing to 28 to 32
                    mph early in the afternoon.
Mixing winds........Northeast 17 to 25 mph increasing to 28 to 32
                    mph early in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good /30500 knot-ft/ at request.
                    Max...excellent /75900 knot-ft/ increasing to
                    excellent (89700 knot-ft) in the afternoon.
Haines Index........5 or moderate at request...max 5.
Mixing height.......2000 ft AGL at request...otherwise 2000-3500 ft
                    AGL increasing to 3600-4500 ft AGL late in the
                    morning.
TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............45  46  47  49  50  51  51  51  51  50  49
RH..............42  41  40  34  32  29  32  35  37  39  42
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
20 FT wind spd..8   8   9   10  12  12  13  14  14  13  14
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  20  25  25  25  25  30  30  30
Mix hgt (kft)...2.0 2.5 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.5 4.3 4.1 4.0 3.8 3.6
Transp wind dir.E   E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Transp wind spd.17  18  20  21  22  23  25  28  29  31  32
Mixing wind dir.E   E   E   E   E   NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE
Mixing wind spd.17  18  20  21  22  23  25  28  29  31  32
Haines index....5   5   5   5   5   5   5   4   4   3   3
SDspl kt-ft/100031  40  51  63  76  90  95  100 100 103 102

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Chance of rain early in the evening,
                    then rain in the late evening and overnight.
                    Snow in the late evening and overnight. Chance
                    of precipitation near 100 percent.
Temperature.........Min 35.
RH..................Max 89 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northeast 33 to 37 mph.
Mixing winds........Northeast 33 to 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (55500-104300 knot-ft).
Mixing height.......1700-3500 ft AGL.
TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............47     43     40     37     36     35
RH..............45     54     63     75     83     89
20 ft wind......NE 13  NE 14  NE 13  NE 12  N 14   N 15
20 ft wind gust.30     30     25     25     25     30
Mix hgt (ft)....3500   3000   2500   2000   1900   1800
Transport wind..NE 35  NE 35  NE 35  NE 33  NE 35  NE 37
Mixing wind.....NE 35  NE 35  NE 35  NE 33  NE 35  NE 37
Haines index....2      2      2      2      2      3
SDspl kt-ft/1000104    89     75     58     57     57

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Rain and snow in the morning, then
                    chance of snow early in the afternoon. Chance
                    of rain in the afternoon. Chance of
                    precipitation near 100 percent.
Temperature.........Max 41.
RH..................Min 76 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 11 to 16 mph with gusts to around
                    30 mph.
Mixing height.......1700-3500 ft AGL increasing to 3800 ft AGL late
                    in the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North 33 to 37 mph.
Mixing winds........North 33 to 37 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (53900-99400 knot-ft)
                    increasing to excellent (110000 knot-ft) late
                    in the afternoon.
Haines Index........2 to 3 or very low.
Mixing height.......1700-3500 ft AGL increasing to 3800 ft AGL late
                    in the afternoon.
TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............35     36     36     37     39     41
RH..............89     89     89     85     82     76
20 ft wind......N 14   N 13   N 14   N 16   N 16   N 15
20 ft wind gust.30     25     30     30     30     30
Mix hgt (ft)....1700   2000   2300   2600   3100   3500
Transport wind..N 37   N 36   N 35   N 33   N 35   N 36
Mixing wind.....N 37   N 36   N 35   N 33   N 35   N 36
Haines index....3      3      2      2      2      3
SDspl kt-ft/100054     62     69     76     92     110

$$
Forecaster...TAGGART
Requested by...Jeramy Dietz
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1708041.0/MPX
.EMAIL jdietz@blm.gov


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