Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ARCTANADER...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
655 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE DRY WITH MILD TEMPERATURES TODAY. THE SOUTHERLY WINDS
WILL INCREASE LATE THIS MORNING WITH GUSTS UP NEAR 15 MPH THROUGH
THE AFTERNOON. MORE CLOUD COVER IS EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........67 AT IGNITION...MAX 72.
RH..................46 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 7 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-39300) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (69800-119100) EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900-8700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 15 TO 16 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............61     67     71     72     72     70
RH..............54     46     36     34     35     41
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 6    SE 8   SE 8   SE 7   SE 6
20 FT WIND GUST.       10     15     15     15     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 49.
RH..................MAX 96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (64700-103600) DECREASING TO POOR TO
                    GOOD (800-31100) EARLY IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 76.
RH..................MIN 35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (800-53300) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (62000-83400) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300-8100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 5 TO 12 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...FRANKS
REQUESTED BY...KRIS LARSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160520.ARCTA.01/MPX


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