Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SPRING CREEK SNA...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
736 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1130 CDT ON MAY 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE
ARRIVES FROM THE NORTHWEST. TEMPERATURES IN THE MID 40S THIS
MORNING WILL MAX OUT AROUND 70 THIS AFTERNOON WHILE RH VALUES BOTTOM
OUT IN THE UPPER 20S PERCENT. WINDS SHIFT FROM SOUTHWEST TO NORTHWEST
AROUND MIDDAY TODAY WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS
IN THE 15-25 MPH RANGE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........69 AT IGNITION...MAX 71.
RH..................37 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 11 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (3500-24500) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (71700) LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (133600) LATE IN THE
                    MORNING INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (163400-210700)
                    IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (152100).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000-9200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 23 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 22
                    TO 26 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............62     67     71     71     69     63
RH..............46     37     29     29     35     43
20 FT WIND......W 6    W 8    NW 10  NW 10  NW 8   NW 5
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     20     25     15
HAINES INDEX....6      6      5      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 44.
RH..................MAX 82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (126000) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (1000-1500).
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 16 TO 20 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 10
                    MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...RUSS SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150521.SPRIN.01/MPX



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