Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Namekagon Butterfly Rx...USFS
National Weather Service Duluth MN
1245 PM CDT Sat Apr 22 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on April 22.
If there are questions or concerns with this forecast...
please call the National Weather Service.

.DISCUSSION...Skies will be sunny rest of the afternoon with only
high clouds expected.  Winds be out of the west this afternoon.
Winds speeds will be 5-7 mph at noon increasing to 10 to 15
mph by afternoon. Relative humidity values will drop into the mid-20s
percent range by mid-afternoon.

The clouds will be on the increase tonight out ahead of a cold front
that will move through the burn area with a chance of showers
after midnight.


.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 68.
Min humidity........21 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 5 mph increasing to 10 to 12 mph
                    in the afternoon. Gusts up to 18 mph.
Mixing height.......5200 ft AGL increasing to 7700 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good (53600 knot-ft) increasing to excellent
                    (117700 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky cover.......CLR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............59  63  64  66  68  66  64
RH..............30  26  23  22  21  24  27
20 FT wind dir..SW  W   W   W   W   W   W
20 FT wind spd..5   10  10  10  10  10  10
20 FT wind gust.18  16  16  17  17  17  16
Mix hgt (kft)...3.6 5.2 6.8 7.1 7.4 7.7 7.1
Transp wind dir.W   W   W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.15  15  15  15  15  15  20
SDspl kt-ft/100054  76  97  102 107 114 118

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy then becoming mostly cloudy. A
                    slight chance of showers after midnight. A
                    chance of showers early in the morning. Chance
                    of showers 30 percent.
Min temperature.....Around 34.
Max humidity........94 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West winds around 5 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
Mixing height.......6500 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 0 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent to excellent (104300-117300 knot-ft)
                    decreasing to poor to fair (200-14800 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
Sky cover.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
Weather cov.....                     S CHC  S CHC  S CHC
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........
Temp............63     57     48     45     44     40
RH..............24     41     68     77     81     85
20 ft wind......W 5    W 5    SW 0   NW 0   N 0    N 0
20 ft wind gust.13     7      3      3      3      3
Mix hgt (ft)....6500   4100   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..W 20   W 15   SW 0   NW 0   N 0    N 0
SDspl kt-ft/1000117    52     1      0      0      1

.SUNDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers early in the
                    morning, then a slight chance of showers late
                    in the morning. A slight chance of showers late
                    in the afternoon. Chance of showers 30 percent.
Max temperature.....Around 45.
Min humidity........57 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming northeast around 5 mph
                    with gusts to around 12 mph.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
Sky cover.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
Weather cov.....CHANCE CHANCE S CHC  S CHC         S CHC
Weather type....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   RNSHWR
Tstm cov........
Temp............35     36     42     44     44     45
RH..............94     88     71     60     57     59
20 ft wind......NE 0   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5   NE 5
20 ft wind gust.5      7      13     13     13     14

$$
Forecaster...Mike
Requested by...David Sloan
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707510.0/DLH
.EMAIL dsloan@fs.fed.us



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