Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 041143
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PILOT GROVE W...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
643 AM CDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MOSTLY SUNNY SKY TODAY WITH TEMPERATURES WARMING
INTO THE MID 60S THIS AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LOWER
TO AROUND 30 PERCENT WITH SUSTAINED NORTH WINDS 10-15 MPH WITH
GUSTS 20 TO 25 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........53 AT IGNITION...MAX 65.
RH..................50 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 10 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    INCREASING TO 30 MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2900-31100) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (115400-137000).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400-6900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 14 TO 23 MPH INCREASING TO 22 TO 24 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............47     53     58     61     63     65
RH..............60     50     40     33     31     29
20 FT WIND......N 7    N 8    N 11   N 11   N 11   N 9
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     25     25     25     20
HAINES INDEX....4      4      3      3      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 41.
RH..................MAX 76 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (74200-110500) DECREASING TO POOR TO
                    GOOD (800-37900) EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6300 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 12 TO 21 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 3 TO
                    7 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 75.
RH..................MIN 29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 6 OR OR LOW TO OR HIGH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1300-38400).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3600-4600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 6 TO 13 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...ERIC EARHART
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160504.PILOT.01/MPX


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