Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PARK RAPIDS FIRE 15...MNDNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
451 PM CDT SAT MAR 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1634 CDT ON MARCH 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL CONTINUE THROUGH TONIGHT AND BE QUITE STRONG
AT TIMES...GUSTING TO AROUND 30 MPH AT TIMES THROUGH MIDNIGHT. A
COLD FRONT WILL CAUSE A SUDDEN WIND SHIFT SUNDAY MORNING TO THE
WEST...THEN NORTHWEST IN THE 9 AM TO 11 AM RANGE. NORTHWEST WINDS
COULD GUST OVER 40 MPH AT TIMES NEAR THE FRONT AND CONTINUE INTO
SUNDAY AFTERNOON. THERE WILL ALSO BE A BAND OF SHOWERS THAT WILL
MOVE ACROSS THE AREA LATER TONIGHT INTO SUNDAY MORNING...WITH
AROUND ONE QUARTER OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FOR MOST AREAS.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN
                    RAIN SHOWERS WITH SNOW SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........80-85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1400 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 32 TO 40 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
SKY (%).........49  54  61  69  76  83  89  93  97  99  100 99
WEATHER COV.....                CHC CHC LKY LKY DEF DEF LKY LKY
WEATHER TYPE....                SW  RS  RS  RS  RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV........
TEMP............40  37  35  34  34  35  36  36  37  37  38  39
RH..............55  63  71  75  77  74  72  75  79  82  82  82
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S   SW
20 FT WIND SPD..19  19  19  19  18  17  16  15  13  13  12  12
20 FT WIND GUST.30  25  25  25  25  25  25  20  20  20  20  20

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY SUNNY. RAIN
                    SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........38-43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400-2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6100-7000 FT
                    AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 33 TO 40 MPH INCREASING TO 40 TO 45
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........96        76        51        36
WEATHER COV.....LIKELY    CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR    RNSHWR    NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............39        39        45        48
RH..............82        79        47        45
20 FT WIND......W 13G20   NW 20G30  NW 22G35  NW 22G35

$$
FORECASTER...DK
REQUESTED BY...MARK CARLSTROM
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150328.PARKR.01/FGF





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