Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR HAPPY BLUE THURSDAY...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
727 AM EDT THU JUL 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EDT ON JULY 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL MOVE OVERHEAD TODAY. SKIES SHOULD BE
SUNNY ALL DAY. WINDS SHOULD BE LIGHT OUT OF THE NORTH EARLY TO MID MORNING
BEFORE TURNING NORTHWEST AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH AS THE LAKE BREEZE
DEVELOPS AROUND NOON OR SHORTLY AFTER THAT.
.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........69 AT IGNITION...MAX 73.
RH..................41 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 10 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 3 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4600 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 4800-5300
                    FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....200 (FAIR).

TIME (EDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........12     19     22     21
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............69     74     72     71
RH..............41     32     42     47
20 FT WIND......N 10   N 8    W 16   NW 12
20 FT GUST......       10     20     15
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 50.
RH..................MAX 97 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (40-50 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 75.
RH..................MIN 51 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 17 TO 18
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...MARINO
REQUESTED BY...STEVE HATTING
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140724.HAPPY.01/GRR





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