Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 16...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
522 AM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MARCH 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...CLOUDINESS WILL INCREASE FROM THE NORTHWEST THIS MORNING
WITH A MOSTLY CLOUDY AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH LATE
IN THE DAY WITH WINDS SHIFTING NORTH BY EVENING. AN AREA OF RAIN
ASSOCIATED WITH THE FRONT IS FORECAST TO STAY JUST NORTH OF THE
BURN SITE THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........46 AT IGNITION...MAX 54.
RH..................60 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 7 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST
                    5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1800-51700) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (33300-71800) EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300-3800 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN INCREASING TO
                    3100-4500 FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON
                    DECREASING TO 1700 FT AGL LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST AROUND
                    23 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
SKY COVER.......MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  PC  PC
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............40  44  46  49  51  53  54  52  49  45  41  38
RH..............73  65  60  54  50  44  43  44  50  58  65  67
20 FT WIND DIR..W   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  W   NW  N   NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..5   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   7   8   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  15
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   4   4   4   4   4   4   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 22.
RH..................MAX 88 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 39.
RH..................MIN 23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4000-38100).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3900 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 18 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...HILTBRAND
REQUESTED BY...SETH GRIMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150320.UNIT1.01/MPX


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


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