Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR STENERSON PILES...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
817 AM CST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG WINTER STORM DEVELOPING IN NORTHEAST KANSAS WILL MOVE
NORTHEAST ACROSS SOUTHERN IOWA AND INTO SOUTHERN WISCONSIN LATE
TONIGHT. EXPECT INCREASING NORTHEAST WINDS THIS MORNING...WITH
GUSTS OVER 30 MPH BY THE EARLY AFTERNOON. SOME FLURRIES WILL
BE POSSIBLE AFTER 2 PM...WITH ACCUMULATING SNOW AFTER 5 PM.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE AFTERNOON. SNOW
                    LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. PATCHY BLOWING
                    SNOW LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SNOW 70
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........23 AT IGNITION...MAX 26.
RH..................92 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 84 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 11 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-49100) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (44500-65200) IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CST)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY COVER.......CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY
WEATHER COV.....                     CHANCE CHANCE DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   SNOW   SNOW   SNOW
TSTM COV........
TEMP............20     23     25     26     25     23
RH..............96     92     88     85     84     88
20 FT WIND......NE 7   NE 9   NE 9   NE 10  N 12   N 13
20 FT WIND GUST.15     20     25     30     30     30
HAINES INDEX....3      3      4      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. PATCHY BLOWING SNOW UNTIL EARLY
                    MORNING. SNOW EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW 80 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 12.
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH
                    UNTIL EARLY MORNING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (9700-33900).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 17.
RH..................MIN 73 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (9200-38700).

$$
FORECASTER...TAGGART
REQUESTED BY...DAN ANGELO
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160202.STENE.01/MPX



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