Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 16...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
227 PM CDT FRI MAR 20 2015

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

.DISCUSSION...A FEW ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH ABOUT
3 PM WHILE CLOUDS WILL LINGER THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE DAYLIGHT
HOURS. WINDS WILL REMAIN FROM THE SW UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON THEN QUICKLY
SNAP TO THE NW AND N BY THIS EVENING...IN CONJUNCTION WITH A COLD
FRONT PASSING THROUGH THE REGION.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 55.
RH..................MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH
                    AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (34300-72200).
MIXING HEIGHT.......3900-5100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM
SKY COVER.......MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  PC  PC  PC  PC  MCR
WEATHER COV.....SCH
WEATHER TYPE....RN
TSTM COV........
TEMP............48  51  52  51  49  48  45  40  37  34  32  30
RH..............58  50  46  48  54  56  60  70  75  78  72  69
20 FT WIND DIR..SW  SW  SW  W   N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   5   5   4   6   6   7   8   8   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10      5   10  15  15  15  15  15  15
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   4   4   4   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 21.
RH..................MAX 88 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 39.
RH..................MIN 23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...SETH GRIMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150320.UNIT1.01/MPX


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


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