Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MUELLER HOEMSTEAD...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
850 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WORKING ACROSS THE BIG STONE REFUGE THIS MORNING WILL NOT
CHANGE THE AIRMASS MUCH...BUT WILL ALLOW FOR WINDS TO TURN OUT OF THE
NW AND INCREASE TO BEING SUSTAINED AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 20
MPH. THESE NW WINDS WILL BE FAIRLY CONSISTENT TODAY AS WELL...WITH NOT
MUCH VARIATION IN DIRECTION EXPECTED. HIGHS TODAY WILL TOP OUT AROUND
70 WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITIES FALLING TO AROUND 25 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........66 AT IGNITION...MAX 71.
RH..................34 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4000-52000) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (88200-124600) LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (122400-164100) IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (105900) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100-8200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 17 TO 25 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............61     66     70     71     69     65
RH..............44     34     27     26     27     33
20 FT WIND......NW 9   NW 12  NW 12  NW 13  NW 10  N 8
20 FT WIND GUST.15     20     20     20     20     15
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 46.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (57200-90700) DECREASING TO
                    POOR TO FAIR (1000-25600) EARLY IN THE EVENING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 74.
RH..................MIN 28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH LATE
                    IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1000-50500) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (60000-67100) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...GRIESINGER
REQUESTED BY...DAN ANGELO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150521.MUELL.01/MPX



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