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Spot Forecast for Litchfield WMD Piles Rx...USFWS
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
824 AM CDT Mon Jun 26 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0900 CDT on June 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Today will be mostly sunny and winds 5 to 10 MPH from the
NNW. Dew points in the 40s will allow RH values to fall into the 30s.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Temperature.........56 at ignition...Max 69.
RH..................66 percent at ignition...Min 37 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds north at 6 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    Northwest winds 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......300-2000 ft AGL increasing to 8300-8900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 6 to 15 mph.
Mixing winds........Northwest 6 to 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good /38800 knot-ft/ at ignition. Max...good
                    /38800 knot-ft/ increasing to excellent (65800
                    knot-ft) in the late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........3 or very low at ignition...max 4.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............56  59  62  64  66  67  68  69  69  68
RH..............66  57  50  46  42  40  39  37  39  40
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..6   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   7   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...3.7 5.4 6.5 7.6 8.7 8.8 8.8 8.9 8.6 8.3
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW
Transp wind spd.13  14  15  14  14  13  13  13  12  12
Mixing wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW
Mixing wind spd.13  14  15  14  14  13  13  13  12  12
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   4   4   4   4
SDspl kt-ft/100039  66  82  93  100 99  98  96  89  82

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
Temperature.........Min 50.
RH..................Max 77 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 5 to 6 mph early in the evening
                    becoming light.
Mixing height.......8000 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southwest 7 to 10 mph.
Mixing winds........Southwest 7 to 10 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (48200-75200 knot-ft)
                    decreasing to poor to fair (1500-23600 knot-ft)
                    early in the evening.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............67     61     55     53     51     50
RH..............40     53     69     71     74     77
20 ft wind......NW 6   W 5    W 3    SW 3   SW 4   SW 4
20 ft wind gust.10            5      5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....8000   2800   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..NW 10  W 9    W 8    SW 7   SW 8   SW 9
Mixing wind.....NW 10  W 9    W 8    SW 7   SW 8   SW 9
Haines index....4      3      3      4      4      4
SDspl kt-ft/100075     24     2      2      2      2

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Temperature.........Max 75.
RH..................Min 38 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 9 to 14 mph. Gusts up to 30 mph.
Mixing height.......300-1700 ft AGL increasing to 3600-5200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 12 to 21 mph increasing to 22 to 28 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing winds........South 12 to 21 mph increasing to 22 to 28 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (2400-43000 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (72200 knot-ft) in the late morning
                    and afternoon.
Haines Index........3 to 5 or very low to or moderate.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............53     61     67     71     74     75
RH..............71     58     47     39     38     40
20 ft wind......S 5    S 8    S 11   S 13   S 14   S 14
20 ft wind gust.       15     20     25     30     30
Mix hgt (ft)....300    3100   4700   5200   5100   4300
Transport wind..SW 12  SW 16  S 21   S 22   S 24   S 26
Mixing wind.....SW 12  SW 16  S 21   S 22   S 24   S 26
Haines index....3      3      3      3      4      4
SDspl kt-ft/10002      43     82     100    107    99

$$
Forecaster...DEVINNY
Requested by...David Blatz
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1711628.0/MPX
.EMAIL david_blatz@fws.gov


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