Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WESTPORT...U.S. FWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
728 AM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 11.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...ANY LIGHT SHOWERS WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE WELL EAST OF
THE BURN SITE THIS MORNING. THE WIND FORECAST TODAY IS A TRICKY
ONE IN TERMS OF DIRECTION. MANY SITES THIS MORNING ARE SHOWING
VARIABLE WINDS AND THERE IS A LOT OF VARIATION IN WIND DIRECTION
FROM SITE TO SITE. WINDS WILL MOST LIKELY STAY LIGHT AND OUT OF
THE NORTH THIS MORNING AT THE BURN SITE...BUT BETWEEN 9AM-11AM
THE WIND DIRECTION MAY WOBBLE OVER TO A LIGHT SOUTHWEST WIND OR GO
NEAR CALM FOR A PERIOD. AS WE REACH THE AFTERNOON...WINDS SHOULD
BECOME MORE DEFINED FROM THE WEST OR WEST-NORTHWEST.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........53 AT IGNITION...MAX 65.
RH..................51 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 7 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1300-10100) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (63800-64800) LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (117500-120500) LATE IN
                    THE MORNING INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (138600-176100) EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
                    DECREASING TO EXCELLENT (92200-125800).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL LATE
                    IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 9500-10600 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO 8600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 6 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE WEST 6 TO
                    12 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO
                    THE SOUTHWEST 14 TO 22 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............44     53     61     64     65     62
RH..............76     51     32     27     27     28
20 FT WIND......N 5    NW 6   W 6    W 7    W 6    SW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.       10     10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT...THEN RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 44.
RH..................MAX 82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 63.
RH..................MIN 46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST LATE IN THE MORNING.

$$
FORECASTER...FRANKS
REQUESTED BY...PHIL MILLETTE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140411.WESTP.01/MPX








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