Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LAAL WHITE PINE...OTHER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
414 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL DRIFT EAST ACROSS THE AREA TODAY... CAUSING LIGHT
NORTHWEST WINDS TO BECOME NORTHEAST BY LATE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES
WILL WARM THROUGH THE 50S... WHICH WILL ALLOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY LEVELS
TO DROP TO AROUND 40 PERCENT BY MID AFTERNOON. ABUNDANT SUNSHINE IS
EXPECTED THIS MORNING... WITH SOME INCREASE IN MID AND HIGH CLOUDS
DURING THE AFTERNOON. SHOWERS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE ON WEDNESDAY AS
SOUTHERLY FLOW DRAWS MOISTURE NORTH INTO THE REGION.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........48 AT IGNITION...MAX 58.
RH..................54 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1300-49700).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5200-6000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 5 TO 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST
                    AROUND 2 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     48     53     56     58     56
RH..............67     54     44     42     39     43
20 FT WIND......N 5    N 5    NW 5   N 5    N 4    E 4
20 FT WIND GUST.                            5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      4      3      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39.
RH..................MAX 73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 9 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2200-10000).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN 70 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 49.
RH..................MIN 54 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4600-48800) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (59900-83300) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2400-2600 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 24 TO 31 MPH INCREASING TO 41 TO 43
                    MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...HULTQUIST
REQUESTED BY...TONI AGUILAR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.LAALW.01/MPX







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