Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR STAFFANSON PRAIRIE...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
833 AM CDT THU MAY 5 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A DRY DAY AHEAD WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS NEAR 10 MPH.
AFTERNOON MINIMUM HUMIDITY NEAR 25 PERCENT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........76 AT IGNITION...MAX 83.
RH..................28 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 10 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2900-38900) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (113900-138300).
MIXING HEIGHT.......2600-3900 FT AGL IN THE MORNING...INCREASING TO
                    8400-10000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 14 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............67     76     81     83     79     71
RH..............36     28     26     24     29     39
20 FT WIND......SW 7   SW 8   SW 9   W 9    SW 7   SW 6
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     20     20     15     10
HAINES INDEX....5      6      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 55.
RH..................MAX 72 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (69000-101800) DECREASING TO POOR TO
                    GOOD (3400-36200) EARLY IN THE EVENING.

.FRIDAY...

TEMPERATURE.........MAX 85.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...HILTBRAND
REQUESTED BY...MATT MECKLENBURG
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160505.STAFF.01/MPX



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