Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHIPPEWA PRAIRIE...THE NAUTRE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
529 AM CDT FRI MAY 20 2016

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

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE ANOTHER DRY AND MILD DAY IN WESTERN MN, WITH PERSISTENT
SOUTHEAST WINDS EXPECTED UP AROUND 10 MPH AT THE BURN LOCATION WITH
ONLY MINOR GUSTING. DRY AIR IS STILL IN PLACE, WITH AFTERNOON
HUMIDITIES EXPECTED TO BOTTOM OUT AROUND 30 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........69 AT IGNITION...MAX 74.
RH..................42 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 9 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2800-34900) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (119000-126900).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7500-9100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 13 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............62     69     72     74     74     71
RH..............56     42     35     32     33     38
20 FT WIND......S 6    S 7    S 8    S 8    S 7    SE 6
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     15     15     15     10
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 53.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND
                    5 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (74200-106800) DECREASING TO POOR TO
                    GOOD (2000-38400) EARLY IN THE EVENING.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 77.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2500-51700) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (82400-108300) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...GRIESINGER
REQUESTED BY...JOE BLASTICK
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160520.CHIPP.01/MPX



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