Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR S SUMMIT STATELINE RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
916 AM MDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0800 MDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT IS NOW LOCATED FROM HULETT TO JUST
SOUTH OF GILLETTE...AND IS QUICKLY MOVING TOWARD THE BURN SITE.
THE COLD FRONT IS EXPECTED TO REACH THE SITE IN THE NEXT HOUR OR
TWO. BEHIND THE FRONT...WINDS WILL BECOME NORTHWEST AND INCREASE
TO AROUND 20 MPH. GUSTS TO AROUND 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED...ESPECIALLY
THROUGH THE MORNING HOURS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY...BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY BY
                    THIS AFTERNOON. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE
                    NORTHWEST 17 TO 22 MPH IN THE NEXT HOUR
                    OR TWO WITH GUSTS UP TO 40 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5400 TO 5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 32 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 30.
MAX HUMIDITY........69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 9 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......200 TO 700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 18 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 52.
MIN HUMIDITY........27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8400 TO 8900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 29 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERON
REQUESTED BY...ZEB MCWILLIAMS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140423.SSUMM.01/UNR






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