Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SMSC RX FIRE...SMSC - TRIBE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
747 AM CDT FRI APR 22 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON APRIL 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A DRY DAY IS EXPECTED WITH DECREASING CLOUD COVER AND LIGHT NORTHEAST
WINDS. RELATIVE HUMIDITY WILL LOWER TO NEAR 40 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........53 AT IGNITION...MAX 59.
RH..................57 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH
                    UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (17200-31000).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700-3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700-4000 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 9 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO
                    8 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............48     53     57     59     58     53
RH..............65     57     47     42     44     52
20 FT WIND......NE 5   NE 5   NE 4   E 3    E 3    E 3
20 FT WIND GUST.10            5      5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 42.
RH..................MAX 83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH
                    LATE IN THE EVENING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2800-18700).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72.
RH..................MIN 46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 5 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-44300) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (64900-107900) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600-4700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 14 TO 23 MPH INCREASING TO 24 TO 28 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...SHAWN KELLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160422.SMSCR.01/MPX



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