Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ARNO DROP ZONE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1224 PM CDT MON MAR 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON MARCH 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...WINDS HAVE SHIFTED TO A MORE EASTERLY COMPONENT
AND WINDS LOOK TO STAY PRIMARILY FROM THE EAST THROUGH THE REST
OF THE AFTERNOON INTO THE EVENING HOURS UNTIL A LOW PRESSURE CENTER
ALOFT DRIFTS THROUGH THE AREA. SPEEDS LOOK TO BE AROUND 5 KT OR LESS
UNTIL LATE DAY BUT THE DIRECTION LOOKS TO BE PRIMARILY EASTERLY.
HIGH CLOUDS WILL REMAIN IN PLACE THROUGH THE REST OF THE DAY...AND
THERE MAY BE A PASSING SHOWER FROM TIME TO TIME. AMOUNTS WILL BE
QUITE LIGHT WITH LITTLE...IF ANYTHING...MORE THAN A TRACE EXPECTED.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........51 AT IGNITION...MAX 60.
RH..................46 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 37 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 8 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.

TIME (CDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM   10 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN   RAIN   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............47     56     58     58     51     46
RH..............54     40     39     41     54     68
20 FT WIND......SE 6   SE 7   S 5    SE 5   NE 7   NE 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     10            15
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      5      4      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 34.
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1500-5500).

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58.
RH..................MIN 40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2900-40600) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (32400-73200) LATE IN THE MORNING.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...JASON LINKERT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150330.ARNOD.01/MPX



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