Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LOEN PILES...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
839 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON APRIL 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
NORTH WINDS WILL SLOWLY DIMINISH DURING THE DAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
IN FROM THE DAKOTAS. HIGH TODAY NEAR 40 WILL MEAN A SLOW MELT OF THE
FRESH 4 TO 5 INCHES OF SNOW PICKED UP YESTERDAY. THAT SNOW COVER SHOULD
WILL ALSO KEEP THE FIRE EXACTLY WHERE YOU WANT IT...ON THE PILES.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........31 AT IGNITION...MAX 38.
RH..................69 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 54 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 9 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (18500-39300).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600-3900 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 12 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 7 TO 9 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............25     31     35     37     38     37
RH..............74     66     61     56     57     61
20 FT WIND......N 7    N 8    N 6    NW 5   NW 4   NW 2
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10            5      5
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 27.
RH..................MAX 88 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 44.
RH..................MIN 68 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 25 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...GRIESINGER
REQUESTED BY...PHIL MILLETTE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140417.LOENP.01/MPX







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