Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 27A...MN RLA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
934 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE EXTENDING FROM CANADA INTO WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA
WILL MOVE ONLY SLIGHTLY EASTWARD TODAY. WINDS FROM THE NORTH AT 5
TO 10 MPH WILL BECOME LIGHT AND VARIABLE BY THE END OF THE DAY.
MIXING HEIGHT WILL INCREASE AS TEMPERATURES WARM UP INTO THE UPPER
30S TO LOW 40S. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL BE AROUND 30
PERCENT AT IGNITION TIME...DROPPING TO NEAR 20 PERCENT LATER IN
THE AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE FOR MUCH OF
TONIGHT BEFORE PICKING UP FROM THE SOUTHEAST ON FRIDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........21-26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 8 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600-6100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 9 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........11  14  16  18  20  23  25  27
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............34  37  39  40  40  40  40  39
RH..............32  30  29  28  27  26  28  33
20 FT WIND DIR..NE  NE  NE  N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..5   7   7   7   7   7   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....21-26.
MAX HUMIDITY........76-81 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........29     34     38     40     40     38
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............38     32     28     26     25     23
RH..............35     51     63     68     74     81
20 FT WIND......N 7    NE 6   NE 5   E 5    E 5    E 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     10

$$
FORECASTER...WJB
REQUESTED BY...JOE HARRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140417.UNIT2.01/FGF






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