Suppression Forecast
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WINDING TRAIL...MDNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1017 AM EDT Mon May 22 2017

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 EDT ON MAY 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE AT (616) 949-5150, IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS
OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST.

.DISCUSSION...An upper trough will cover the Great Lakes for the next
couple of days. Some sunshine today will promote mixing; look for gusty
winds.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    SUNNY (50-60 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 68.
RH..................45 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 13 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 5300-5800
                    FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 21 TO 29 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHWEST 31
                    TO 33 MPH LATE IN THE DAY.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....1500 /EXCELLENT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...1500
                    /EXCELLENT/.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 4.

TIME (EDT)      2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT
SKY (%).........31     29     55     70     84     91
WEATHER COV.....                     CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65     67     68     67     62     59
RH..............45     47     51     57     69     67
20 FT WIND......W 10   SW 10  SW 10  SW 10  SW 8   SW 7
20 FT WIND GUST.25     25     25     20     15     10
MIX HGT (FT)....4700   5600   5700   4400   1600   200
HAINES INDEX....3      4      4      4      3      3
SMOKE DISPERSAL 1500   1500   1000   500    200    100

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN
                    SHOWERS.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54.
RH..................MAX 90 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.

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FORECASTER...93
REQUESTED BY...DON KLINGLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1709866.0/GRR
.EMAIL KLINGLERD@MICHIGAN.GOV



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