Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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Spot Forecast for BUFFALO LAKE RX...SD-CRA
National Weather Service Rapid City SD
742 AM MDT Wed Sep 20 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 0800 MDT on September 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Very dry gusty southwest winds from 10 to 20 mph
with gusts to 25 mph will develop this afternoon. Minimum relative
humidites will drop to 17 percent with very high to extreme
grassland fire danger.

Much cooler and more moist conditions are expected for the end of
the week and especially over the weekend.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........17 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds increasing to 10 to 20 mph with
                    gusts to 25 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......7100 to 7600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....Around 52.
Max humidity........59 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 10 to 15 mph.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........6 or high potential for large plume dominated
                    fire growth.
Mixing height.......100 to 600 ft agl.
Transport winds.....South around 15 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........26 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 10 to 15 mph shifting to the
                    northwest in the afternoon.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Haines Index........5 or moderate potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.
Mixing height.......4800 to 5300 ft agl.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.

$$
Forecaster...EH
Requested by...LELAND H BLACK
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1716058.0/UNR
.EMAIL leland.black@bia.gov



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