Suppression Forecast
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Spot Forecast for Wolcott Piles Rx...US Fish and Wildlife Service
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
736 AM CDT Wed May 24 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 CDT on May 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A period of clouds this morning, but no precipitation will occur.
Winds will start from the northeast and veer to the east/southeast
during the afternoon.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Temperature.........47 at ignition...Max 62.
RH..................93 percent at ignition...Min 54 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds northeast at 6 mph at
                    ignition...otherwise East winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......1600 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 1600-2900
                    ft AGL increasing to 4200-5800 ft AGL in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast 8 to 13 mph.
Mixing winds........Southeast 8 to 13 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair /16300 knot-ft/ at ignition. Max...good
                    /45100 knot-ft/.
Haines Index........3 or very low at ignition...max 3.

TIME (CDT)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............47  50  54  55  57  58  59  60  62  62  62
RH..............93  83  74  72  64  59  57  58  54  54  54
20 FT wind dir..NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.    10  10  10      10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...1.6 2.9 4.2 4.5 4.8 5.1 5.3 5.6 5.8 5.8 5.8
Transp wind dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   SE
Transp wind spd.12  13  13  12  10  10  9   9   9   8   8
Mixing wind dir.NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  NE  E   E   E   E   SE
Mixing wind spd.12  13  13  12  10  10  9   9   9   8   8
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3
SDspl kt-ft/100016  30  44  45  45  44  43  43  44  43  43

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Temperature.........Min 47.
RH..................Max 93 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......3900-5800 ft AGL decreasing to 300-2100 ft AGL
                    early in the evening.
Transport winds.....Southeast 9 to 17 mph.
Mixing winds........Southeast 9 to 17 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (2400-44600 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............62     56     51     49     48     47
RH..............54     64     77     83     89     93
20 ft wind......E 6    SE 6   SE 5   SE 6   SE 6   SE 6
20 ft wind gust.10     10            10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....5800   2100   300    300    300    300
Transport wind..SE 9   SE 10  SE 12  SE 14  SE 15  SE 16
Mixing wind.....SE 9   SE 10  SE 12  SE 14  SE 15  SE 16
Haines index....3      2      2      2      2      2
SDspl kt-ft/100045     19     3      3      3      4

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Temperature.........Max 69.
RH..................Min 49 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 7 to 12 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph
                    early in the morning.
Mixing height.......300-1500 ft AGL increasing to 4600-5900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 17 to 26 mph increasing to 25 to 28 mph
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing winds........South 17 to 26 mph increasing to 25 to 28 mph
                    in the late morning and afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (4400-27800 knot-ft) increasing to
                    excellent (99900 knot-ft).
Haines Index........2 to 3 or very low.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............49     56     63     67     69     68
RH..............86     72     58     50     49     51
20 ft wind......SE 7   SE 11  S 12   S 12   S 12   S 11
20 ft wind gust.10     20     25     25     25     20
Mix hgt (ft)....300    2800   4300   4900   5500   5300
Transport wind..SE 17  S 24   S 28   S 25   S 26   S 25
Mixing wind.....SE 17  S 24   S 28   S 25   S 26   S 25
Haines index....3      3      3      2      2      2
SDspl kt-ft/10004      59     102    108    125    117

$$
Forecaster...TAGGART
Requested by...David Blatz
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709994.0/MPX
.EMAIL david_blatz@fws.gov



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