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SPOT FORECAST FOR MIDDLE GRANT CREEK...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHICAGO IL
1026 AM CDT FRI APR 18 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
NORTHEASTERLY WINDS ARE EXPECTED TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE BUILDS
ACROSS THE UPPER GREAT LAKES. THESE WINDS WILL GRADUALLY SHIFT
SOUTHEASTERLY TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY AS LOW PRESSURE MOVES EASTWARD
ACROSS THE NORTHERN PLAINS.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........AROUND 54 AT IGNITION...MAX 60.
RH..................57 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT AROUND 7 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10
                    MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......AROUND 2000 FT AGL AT IGNITION...INCREASING TO
                    2500-4000 FT AGL THIS AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..54.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /19000 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...POOR
                    /19500 KNOT-FT/.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........20  23  25  26  29  29  28  23
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............54  56  58  59  60  60  58  55
RH..............57  51  45  42  39  37  39  43
20FT WIND DIR...040 040 040 040 050 050 060 060
20FT SPEED(MPH).5   5   5   5   5   5   6   6
20FT SPEED(KT)..4   4   4   4   4   4   5   6
20FT GUST(MPH)..12  12  13  13  13  13  13  12
20FT GUST(KT)...10  10  11  11  11  11  11  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.0 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.0 4.0 3.0 2.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.000 000 010 010 020 020 030 040
TRANSP WIND SPD.7   7   6   6   5   6   7   8
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
VRATE KT-FT/100019  20  19  19  19  18  18  18

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 36.
RH..................MAX 85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2000 FT AGL DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 8 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..MISSING.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO POOR (1000-16500 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
SKY (%).........20  17  17  16  16  16  16  16  17  17  17  17
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............52  49  45  42  40  39  38  38  37  37  36  36
RH..............46  52  58  65  70  73  76  76  79  79  82  85
20FT WIND DIR...070 070 080 080 080 070 070 070 070 070 070 080
20FT SPEED(MPH).7   7   7   7   6   6   5   5   5   5   5   5
20FT SPEED(KT)..6   6   6   6   6   5   4   4   4   4   4   4
20FT GUST(MPH)..12  13  13  13  12  10  9   9   9   9   9   9
20FT GUST(KT)...10  11  11  11  10  9   8   8   8   8   8   8
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.0 1.5 1.0 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5 0.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.050 050 050 050 050 060 070 070 090 090 100 110
TRANSP WIND SPD.9   10  10  10  10  10  9   9   8   8   8   9
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
VRATE KT-FT/100017  13  9   6   4   3   2   2   2   2   1   1

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68.
RH..................MIN 29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
CHANCE OF PCPN......0 PERCENT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2000-3000 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    3000-4500 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON DECREASING TO
                    1500 FT AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 9 TO 17 MPH.
MIXING TEMP 1700FT..61.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2000-60500 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........17  16  16  15  15  14  13  14  15  16  16  17
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............38  42  48  54  58  61  64  66  67  67  67  65
RH..............79  70  56  46  42  38  34  32  29  29  29  33
20FT WIND DIR...090 100 120 120 130 140 150 150 160 160 160 160
20FT SPEED(MPH).5   6   6   6   6   6   6   7   8   8   8   7
20FT SPEED(KT)..4   5   6   6   6   6   6   6   7   7   7   6
20FT GUST(MPH)..10  12  13  14  14  15  15  16  17  17  17  16
20FT GUST(KT)...9   10  11  12  12  13  13  14  15  15  15  14
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.5 0.5 1.0 1.5 2.0 3.0 3.5 4.0 4.0 4.5 3.0 1.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.110 120 130 140 140 150 160 160 160 170 170 170
TRANSP WIND SPD.9   10  10  12  13  13  14  14  15  16  16  17
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
VRATE KT-FT/10002   5   10  17  26  35  44  54  61  60  44  22

$$
FORECASTER...BIRK
REQUESTED BY...JEFF MARTINA
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140418.MIDDL.01/LOT






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