Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 021127
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR PIERCE LAKE  UNIT A...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
627 AM CDT MON MAY 2 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MAY 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES TODAY. TEMPERATURES WILL WARM INTO THE LOWER 60S
TODAY...WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES LOWERING TO BETWEEN 30 AND 35
PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........54 AT IGNITION...MAX 63.
RH..................50 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 4 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2000-31500).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7900-8800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 3 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
SKY COVER.......CLR MCR MCR MCR MCR PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC  PC
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............44  49  54  57  59  60  61  62  63  63  63  62
RH..............70  61  50  43  39  36  35  33  32  32  34  33
20 FT WIND DIR..NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W   W
20 FT WIND SPD..3   3   3   3   2   2   2   2   2   2   2   2
20 FT WIND GUST.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   3   3   4   4   5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 43.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING WEST 5 TO 6 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1500-29700).

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-39400) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (66300-103700) LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (137900-181600) LATE IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT (199200-209100) EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON DECREASING TO EXCELLENT (141800)
                    DECREASING TO EXCELLENT (82500) LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200-4700 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    6300-8000 FT AGL LATE IN THE MORNING DECREASING
                    TO 5700 FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING
                    TO 3300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 14 TO 21 MPH INCREASING TO 24 TO 30 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...ERIC EARHART
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160502.PIERC.01/MPX


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


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