Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LITCHFIELD PILE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
720 AM CDT TUE JUL 8 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 CDT ON JULY 08.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
CUMULUS CLOUDS WILL INCREASE TODAY... BUT ANY SHOWERS SHOULD REMAIN TO THE
EAST AND WEST OF THE BURN SITE. TEMPERATURES WILL BE ON THE COOL SIDE OF
NORMAL UNDER BREEZY NORTHWEST WINDS... WITH HIGHS IN THE 70S. RELATIVE
HUMIDITY VALUES SHOULD DROP BELOW 50 PERCENT BY EARLY AFTERNOON... AND
COULD DO SO SOONER IF TEMPERATURES RISE MORE QUICKLY THAN EXPECTED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........68 AT IGNITION...MAX 76.
RH..................72 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 48 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19
                    MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (26200-56300) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (185000-206500).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-2600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7600-8600 FT
                    AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 28 TO 32 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........MCR MCR PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............65  66  68  69  72  74  75  76  76  76  76  75
RH..............82  77  72  68  59  53  52  48  48  48  48  50
20 FT WIND DIR..W   NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..10  11  14  14  15  15  15  16  17  17  17  17
20 FT WIND GUST.15  20  20  25  25  30  30  30  30  30  30  30
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 55.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 8 MPH LATE IN
                    THE EVENING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (142500-172700) DECREASING TO POOR TO
                    GOOD (1600-42200).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 76.
RH..................MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4500-47700) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (48900-91000) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6700-7900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 8 TO 16 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...HULTQUIST
REQUESTED BY...KRIS LARSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140708.LITCH.01/MPX


SKY (%) LEGEND
CLR = CLEAR
MCR = MOSTLY CLEAR
PC = PARTLY CLOUDY
MC = MOSTLY CLOUDY
CDY = CLOUDY






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