Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WOB...MN DNR PAT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
912 AM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MARCH 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

AN AREA OF HIGH PRESSURE THAT WAS CENTERED ACROSS THE SOUTHERN
GREAT LAKES WILL MOVE SOUTH...WHILE AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE
BEGINS TO DEVELOP ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS THIS AFTERNOON.
SOUTH WINDS WILL INCREASE THIS AFTERNOON AS THE PRESSURE
GRADIENT TIGHTENS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........36 AT IGNITION...MAX 42.
RH..................42 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 7 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 13 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1900-42000) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (55100-88900) LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3700-5000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 9 TO 17 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 24 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............28     36     41     42     39     35
RH..............53     42     38     39     48     54
20 FT WIND......S 3    S 6    S 8    S 10   S 10   S 8
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     15     25     25     15
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      4      4

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SLEET EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 49.
RH..................MIN 46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 40 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (44600-93300) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (163500-188700).

$$
FORECASTER...TAGGART
REQUESTED BY...WAYNE BOERNER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150328.WOB__.01/MPX



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