Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR KASOTA PRAIRIE...MN DNR SNA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
759 AM CDT WED AUG 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0810 CDT ON AUGUST 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL BE CENTERED OVER THE BURN
SITE THIS MORNING...THEN MOVE SLOWLY EASTWARD THIS AFTERNOON.
LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS EARLY ON WILL BECOME LIGHT SOUTHEAST THIS
AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........62 AT IGNITION...MAX 75.
RH..................74 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 3 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (500-17700).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800-4300 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 2 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    SOUTHEAST 3 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............48     57     67     72     75     74
RH..............89     74     61     49     46     48
20 FT WIND......NW 1   E 2    SE 2   S 3    SE 4   SE 4
20 FT WIND GUST.              5      5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54.
RH..................MAX 93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT SOUTHEAST (LESS THAN 5 MPH).
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2500-13700).

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 76.
RH..................MIN 55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 5 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-44200) INCREASING TO GOOD
                    (33000-55200) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2200-2900 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 14 TO 23 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...HILTBRAND
REQUESTED BY...MARK CLEVELAND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150826.KASOT.01/MPX


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