Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ORDWAY PRAIRIE...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
609 AM CDT SAT OCT 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON OCTOBER 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES TODAY. BREEZY NW WINDS EXPECTED...
MAINLY BETWEEN 300-320 DIRECTION. SUSTAINED SPEEDS WILL INCREASE
TO 15-20 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH...WITH THE HIGHEST SPEEDS
EXPECTED FROM AROUND NOON THROUGH SUNSET. RH VALUES WILL DROP
TO AROUND 30 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........53 AT IGNITION...MAX 62.
RH..................48 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 11 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2200-43000) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (49100-90100) LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO FAIR (17700) LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3000-4600 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 1700
                    FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............46     53     59     62     58     50
RH..............63     48     37     32     36     46
20 FT WIND......NW 7   NW 10  NW 12  NW 12  NW 9   NW 4
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     20     20     15     5
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 37.
RH..................MAX 70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 8 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (900-3300).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 66.
RH..................MIN 34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 5 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3700-45500) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (61100-78500) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2600-3200 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...MATT GRAEVE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141025.ORDWA.01/MPX







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