Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BRADSHAW 9...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
245 PM CDT FRI APR 11 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1430 CDT ON APRIL 11.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE WIND FORECAST HAS BEEN AND CONTINUES TO BE A
TRICKY ONE IN TERMS OF DIRECTION. THE VARIATION IN WIND DIRECTION
SHOWN IN MANY OBSERVATION SITES THIS MORNING HAS LESSENED AS MANY
SITES HAVE NOW GONE TO NW...AND THIS TREND WILL CONTINUE THRU THIS
EVENING. SUSTAINED WIND SPEEDS WILL GENERALLY REMAIN IN THE 10-15 MPH
RANGE WITH OCCASIONAL HIGHER GUSTS THRU LATE THIS AFTERNOON BEFORE
SPEEDS DIMINISH THIS EVENING...GOING TO LIGHT AND VARIABLE FOR A
PERIOD BEFORE WINDS BECOME SOUTHEAST. MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES WILL PREVAIL
THROUGH LATE AFTERNOON THEN HIGH CLOUDS WILL INCREASE FROM THE WEST
THIS EVENING THROUGH TONIGHT. FEW RAIN SHOWERS POSSIBLE AROUND AND
SHORTLY AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN STEADIER SHOWERS EXPECTED CLOSE TO
DAYBREAK SATURDAY MORNING.


.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........63 AT IGNITION...MAX 65.
RH..................32 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (70200-118800).

TIME (CDT)      3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....                                   CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR
TEMP............63     65     63     56     51     52
RH..............32     28     31     43     52     54
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 5   N 1    E 5    SE 6   SE 6
20 FT WIND GUST.                            10     10
HAINES INDEX....5      5      4      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE EVENING.
                    RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN 70 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 48.
RH..................MAX 74 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 6 TO 11 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3100-52400).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67.
RH..................MIN 42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (31200-72000) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (95100-100500) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...TIM KOPPELMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140411.BRADS.02/MPX







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