Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR STANTON...FWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
606 AM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL DROP SOUTH ACROSS THE AREA TODAY. WEST WINDS WILL
INCREASE...REACHING SUSTAINED SPEEDS IN THE LOWER 20S AND GUSTING
TO AROUND 30 MPH. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DIP TO AROUND 35
PERCENT. THE WINDOW FOR SHOWER AND THUNDERSTORM CHANCES WILL BE
PRIMARILY BETWEEN 3 PM AND 7 PM.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
                    40 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........66 AT IGNITION...MAX 69.
RH..................40 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 12 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1800-33700) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (91300) EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (166600-203100) LATE IN
                    THE MORNING INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (233700-266400) LATE IN THE MORNING INCREASING
                    TO EXCELLENT (280600-318200) DECREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (253700) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8700-10600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO WEST 20 TO
                    28 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO
                    THE NORTHWEST 30 TO 35 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM 8PM
SKY COVER.......PC  PC  PC  PC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC  PC  PC  MCR
WEATHER COV.....                SCH     SCH CHC CHC CHC SCH
WEATHER TYPE....                RW      RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV........                            SCH CHC CHC
TEMP............56  62  66  68  69  69  69  69  68  67  64  61
RH..............55  48  40  36  35  35  36  36  36  36  38  41
20 FT WIND DIR..W   W   W   W   W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW  N
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   10  12  14  14  13  13  11  10  9   8
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  25  30  30  30  30  30  25  25  20  20
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   4   4   4   4   4   4   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 40.
RH..................MAX 79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (211100) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (1800-4800).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 60.
RH..................MIN 36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2000-36200) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (60100-104800) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300-6200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 9 TO 18 MPH INCREASING TO 17 TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...KEMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160503.STANT.02/MPX


SKY (%) LEGEND
CLR = CLEAR
MCR = MOSTLY CLEAR
PC = PARTLY CLOUDY
MC = MOSTLY CLOUDY
CDY = CLOUDY



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