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Spot Forecast for West Range...MN Dept of Military Affairs
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1123 AM CDT Tue Mar 21 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1200 CDT on March 21.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...
Good morning again Jason. As mentioned earlier...other than the
chilly temperatures should be ideal conditions for burning. Expect a
persistent northerly wind at around 5 to 10 mph with mostly sunny
skies. A few low clouds will move in later this afternoon. RH
values will be around 30 percent. If you have any questions give
us a call at 952-361-6671.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Temperature.........27 at ignition...Max 33.
RH..................42 percent at ignition...Min 28 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds north at 9 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    North winds 5 to 9 mph.
Mixing Height.......4100 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 3900-4400
                    ft AGL.
Mixing Height.......4100 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 3900-4400
                    ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 16 to 18 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Excellent /67300 knot-ft/ at ignition.
                    Max...excellent /69400 knot-ft/.
Haines Index........4 or low at ignition...max 4.

Time (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............27  30  32  33  33  32  30
RH..............42  35  31  30  29  28  29
20 ft wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 ft wind spd..7   7   7   7   7   6   6
20 ft wind gust.15  15  15  15  15  15  15
Mix hgt (kft)...4.1 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.2 3.9
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Transp wind spd.18  18  18  17  17  17  16
Haines Index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4
Sdspl kt-ft/100067  69  68  67  66  61  55

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Temperature.........Min 12.
RH..................Max 70 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northeast winds 5 to 6 mph in the evening
                    becoming light.
Mixing Height.......1800-3600 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1600 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Mixing Height.......1800-3600 ft AGL decreasing to 300-1600 ft AGL
                    in the late evening and overnight.
Transport winds.....Southeast 8 to 16 mph.

Time (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............27     22     18     16     15     13
RH..............33     43     56     61     64     67
20 ft wind......N 5    NE 4   NE 4   E 3    E 3    E 2
20 ft wind gust.15     10     5      5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....3600   2400   1600   1200   600    300
Transport wind..N 16   NE 14  NE 12  E 10   E 9    E 8

$$
Forecaster...BEITLICH
Requested by...Jason Linkert
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1704809.0/MPX
.EMAIL jdlinkert@outlook.com



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