Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FNUS73 KDLH 040106
FWSDLH

SPOT FORECAST FOR PITCHA 3...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
806 PM CDT TUE MAY 3 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 CDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A DRY DAY IS IN STORE FOR THE FIRE SITE AS HIGH
PRESSURE BUILDS INTO THE NORTHLAND ON WEDNESDAY. RELATIVE HUMIDITY
VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE 25 PERCENT RANGE DURING THE AFTERNOON.
THERE COULD BE A FEW EARLY CLOUDS...BUT SKIES WILL QUICKLY CLEAR.
WINDS WILL BECOME A BIT GUSTY BY MIDDAY...BUT REMAIN IN THE 15 MPH
RANGE FOR THE MOST PART.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.
MAX HUMIDITY........75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND
                    15 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 10 TO 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (133800 KNOT-FT) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (3000 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............51     45     42     39     36
RH..............45     55     66     71     75
20 FT WIND DIR..N      N      N      N      N
20 FT WIND SPD..5      5      5      5      5
20 FT WIND GUST.15     12     11     10     10

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 58.
MIN HUMIDITY........22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO AROUND
                    10 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN DECREASING TO
                    AROUND 5 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO
                    16 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (2700-18000 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO
                    GOOD TO EXCELLENT (56900-73900 KNOT-FT).

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............34     37     44     50     55     58
RH..............75     67     47     35     27     23
20 FT WIND DIR..N      N      N      N      N      N
20 FT WIND SPD..5      5      5      9      9      5
20 FT WIND GUST.8      8      9      16     16     15

$$
FORECASTER...DEAN P
REQUESTED BY...SUPERIOR DISPATCH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160503.PITCH.01/DLH



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