Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR POOL 10 WEST...US FISH AND WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
857 AM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON MARCH 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO 5 AM MDT
SUNDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
TODAY WILL BE WARM AND DRY...WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE NEAR 80 AND
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY AROUND 17 PERCENT. WINDS TODAY WILL BE
GENERALLY SOUTHERLY WITH A SLIGHT EASTERLY COMPONENT AROUND 14 TO
19 MPH. A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE REGION TONIGHT...
BRINGING GUSTY WINDS TO THE AREA. WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AROUND
25 MPH WITH GUSTS NEAR 40 MPH LATE IN THE EVENING...AROUND 11 PM
MDT. SOME ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE ALSO POSSIBLE THIS
EVENING. WINDS WILL REMAIN GUSTY INTO EARLY SUNDAY...GRADUALLY DIMINISHING
THROUGHOUT THE DAY...BECOMING 15 TO 20 MPH AROUND NOON...STILL FROM
THE NORTHWEST. SUNDAY WILL BE COOLER...WITH A HIGH IN THE LOWER 60S AND
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY IN THE LOWER 20S.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........66 AT IGNITION...MAX 79.
RH..................31 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH SOUTHEAST 14 TO 19 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 TO 9600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 MPH INCREASING TO 20 TO 25
                    MPH BY MID AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....BECOMING EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS...WITH THUNDERSTORMS
                    POSSIBLE.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 44.
RH..................MAX 67 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........BREEZY. SOUTH WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH IN THE
                    EVENING...THEN INCREASING TO 25 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO NEAR 40 MPH AROUND MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600 TO 2100 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST
                    40 TO 45 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR INCREASING TO GOOD AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 62.
RH..................MIN 22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........BREEZY. NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO AROUND 40 MPH IN THE MORNING...DECREASING TO
                    10 TO 15 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 TO 7000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 35 TO 45 MPH DECREASING TO 20 TO 30
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD INCREASING TO EXCELLENT.

$$
FORECASTER...KP
REQUESTED BY...TODD SCHMIDT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150328.POOL1.01/UNR






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