Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR OAK RIDGE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
612 AM CDT THU MAY 21 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 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 UPPER 40S THIS
MORNING WILL MAX OUT AROUND 70 THIS AFTERNOON WHILE RH VALUES BOTTOM
OUT IN THE UPPER 20S PERCENT. WINDS WILL COME FROM THE NORTHWEST
TODAY AT SUSTAINED SPEEDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS IN THE 15-20 MPH
RANGE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........68 AT IGNITION...MAX 69.
RH..................33 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 10 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1500-25000) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (114100-145500).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7100-8600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 TO 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 17
                    TO 20 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............64     68     68     68     65     57
RH..............40     33     31     32     37     51
20 FT WIND......W 7    NW 8   NW 10  NW 10  N 7    NW 4
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     20     20     15     5
HAINES INDEX....5      4      3      3      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 42.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (114800) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (1500-2000).
MIXING HEIGHT.......7200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 12 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 7
                    TO 9 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70.
RH..................MIN 31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2000-42200).

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...KEMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150521.OAKRI.01/MPX


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