Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MORTON OUTCROPS SNA...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
546 AM CDT FRI MAY 22 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE LATEST HI-RES GUIDANCE SUGGESTS SOUTHEAST WINDS
OVER 5 MPH SHOULD BECOME MORE RELIABLE IN THE AFTERNOON...BUT MAY STILL
BE A LITTLE LIGHT AT YOUR PLANNED IGNITION TIME. DO NOT HESITATE TO CONTACT
US AS THE MORNING PROGRESSES AS WE CONTINUALLY LOOK AT UPDATED INFORMATION.
OTHERWISE A DRY AND SUNNY DAY WITH RH VALUES DIPPING BELOW 30%.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........70 AT IGNITION...MAX 76.
RH..................32 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 4 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST AROUND 6 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1000-44000).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7600-9400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 1 TO 6 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM
SKY COVER.......CLR CLR CLR CLR CLR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR PC
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............64  68  70  71  73  75  76  76  75  73  70  66
RH..............40  34  32  30  27  24  22  23  24  27  31  38
20 FT WIND DIR..E   E   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S
20 FT WIND SPD..2   2   3   3   3   4   5   5   4   4   4   4
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5   5   5   6   6   5   5   5   5
HAINES INDEX....5   5   4   4   4   4   4   4   5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 52.
RH..................MAX 77 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-51000).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68.
RH..................MIN 57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (4400-52300) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (61900-110600) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...DEVINNY
REQUESTED BY...BRAD BOLDUAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150522.MORTO.01/MPX


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


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