Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MAINTENANCE BURN...MN DNR PARKS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
904 AM CDT TUE APR 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 CDT ON APRIL 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE OVERHEAD TODAY LEADING TO FAIRLY LIGHT NORTHERLY
WINDS WITH RH VALUES IN THE LOWER 30S. MOIST SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL DEVELOP
OVERNIGHT WITH SHOWERS DEVELOPING WED MORNING AND BECOMING MORE WIDESPREAD
LATER IN THE DAY. WINDS WILL INCREASE SUBSTANTIALLY DURING THE DAY ON WED
WHICH WILL CONTINUE TO BRING IN MORE MOISTURE WITH AFTERNOON MIN RH VALUES
MUCH HIGHER THAN TODAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........50 AT IGNITION...MAX 60.
RH..................51 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 7 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTH
                    5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (8600-40800) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (47200-95300) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800-6600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 13 TO 22 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........CLEAR  CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     47     53     58     60     60
RH..............64     51     41     36     33     36
20 FT WIND......NW 4   NW 5   NW 7   N 9    N 7    N 5
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     15     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      3      2      2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........INCREASING CLOUDS.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39.
RH..................MAX 67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 8
                    MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2200-40000).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 52.
RH..................MIN 59 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2300-3700 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 22 TO 29 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...WFO MPX
REQUESTED BY...GENE GROEBNER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.MAINT.01/MPX







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