Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MOUNT RUSHMORE PILES...NATIONAL PARK SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
1016 AM MST MON NOV 17 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1010 MST ON NOVEMBER 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...MOSTLY SUNNY SKIES ARE EXPECTED TODAY WITH ARCTIC
AIR HOLDING OUT ACROSS THE AREA. WARMER AIR WILL BEGIN TO MOVE IN
ALOFT TONIGHT...WITH CHILLY TEMPERATURES NEAR THE GROUND HOLDING
FAST THROUGH EARLY TUESDAY MORNING. A WARM FRONT WILL MOVE IN
TUESDAY MORNING WITH TEMPERATURES RISING QUICKLY INTO THE 30S BY
LATE MORNING. EVEN WARMER AIR WILL REMAIN ALOFT...CREATING A
STRONG INVERSION FOR MUCH OF THE DAY...AND POOR SMOKE DISPERSAL.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 17.
MIN HUMIDITY........39-41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 10 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 TO 2000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 6 ABOVE.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 3 TO 6 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 37.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 12 TO 16 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 TO 1000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

$$
FORECASTER...SR
REQUESTED BY...LEE DUEKER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141117.MOUNT.01/UNR






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