Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Spot Forecast for Field 20...MDNR
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
958 AM EDT Wed Apr 26 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 EDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...A warm front will lift north of the area today,
bringing much warmer temperatures with highs around 80. As south to
southeast winds gust to 30 mph by midday, expect minimum RH values to
drop into the 40s. Low pressure will drag a cold front through the
area on Thursday, bringing a chance of showers and storms. This
increased moisture will hold afternoon RH values in the 50s. South to
southwest winds will be very gusty once again, reaching 35 mph at
times.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny (45-55 percent).
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........45 percent.
Eye level winds.....South winds 12 to 17 mph.
Mixing height.......200-2100 ft AGL increasing to 5100-5900 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 5 to 14 mph increasing to south 18 to
                    26 mph in the late morning and early
                    afternoon...then increasing to 26 to 29 mph
                    late.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to excellent (0-150000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 to 5 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth to or moderate potential
                    for large plume dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%)..........53  50  47  44  45  47  49
Weather cov......
Weather type.....
Tstm cov.........
Temp.............70  73  76  78  79  80  80
RH...............64  57  52  49  46  45  45
Eye lvl wnd dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Eye lvl wnd spd..9   10  10  10  10  10  10
Eye lvl wnd gst..20  25  30  30  30  30  30
Mix hgt (kft)....2.1 3.1 4.2 5.1 5.7 5.9 5.5
Transp wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd..23  25  26  26  28  29  26
Haines index....3   3   3   3   3   4   4
VRate kt-ft/1000.40  70  100 120 140 150 130

$$
Forecaster...Richter
Requested by...Lee Osterland
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707802.0/DTX
.EMAIL osterlandl@michigan.gov


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