Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 191248
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR HUGO WMA...MNDNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
748 AM CDT THU MAY 19 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MAY 19.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT WAS CENTERED ACROSS THE
SOUTHERN GREAT LAKES WILL DRIFT TO THE EAST TODAY ALONG
WITH A STRENGTHENING PRESSURE GRADIENT IN THE DAKOTAS. THIS
WILL ALLOW FOR STRONGER SOUTHERLY WINDS AND BETTER MIXING
TODAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........64 AT IGNITION...MAX 69.
RH..................48 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 39 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2800-49800) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (73500-118000) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400-9100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 12 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............54     64     68     69     69     68
RH..............61     48     40     39     39     40
20 FT WIND......S 3    S 5    S 6    S 6    S 6    S 6
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     10     10     15     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      5      5      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 48.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (66300-106100) DECREASING TO POOR TO
                    GOOD (2800-31700) EARLY IN THE EVENING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69.
RH..................MIN 44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2800-28600) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (54400-80300) EARLY IN THE MORNING.

$$
FORECASTER...BORGHOFF
REQUESTED BY...MN DNR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160519.HUGOW.01/MPX



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