Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 20 CATTAILS...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
800 AM CDT TUE SEP 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...CLOUDS WILL INCREASE TODAY AS A WEAK SYSTEM
APPROACHES FROM THE SOUTHWEST. DRY CONDITIONS ARE FORECAST WITH
MODERATE HUMIDITIES AND 20 FT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH AROUND 9 MPH
THIS AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........INCREASING CLOUDS.
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 71.
RH..................65 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 59 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 8 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 6 TO 11 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (900-42800) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (46600-72500) IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN
                    DECREASING TO FAIR (20300) LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3100-4900 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO 1800
                    FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 5 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 15 TO 21 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............55     65     69     71     69     64
RH..............83     65     61     59     63     73
20 FT WIND......S 5    S 7    S 9    S 9    S 8    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.       10     15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....4      4      3      2      2      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 56.
RH..................MAX 90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2300-17500).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69.
RH..................MIN 61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (15400-59900).

$$
FORECASTER...BORGHOFF
REQUESTED BY...ROBERT BENGSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140923.UNIT2.01/MPX






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