Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR VARILEK...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
552 AM CDT THU APR 17 2014

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
COOL AND DRY WEATHER TODAY WITH AFTERNOON HUMIDITY FALLING AS LOW AS
35 PERCENT. WINDS WILL BE RELATIVELY LIGHT FROM THE NORTH THIS
MORNING...THEN TURNING SOUTHEAST BY LATE AFTERNOON. THERE IS A VERY
LOW CHANCE FOR A RAIN SHOWER TONIGHT...BUT THIS WOULD NOT LIKELY BE A
WETTING RAIN. FRIDAY WILL BE MUCH WARMER AND CONTINUED DRY...HOWEVER
SOUTHERLY WINDS WILL SHARPLY INCREASE TO AROUND 20 TO 25 MPH WITH
GUSTS TO 35 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON. VERY HIGH FIRE
DANGER IS EXPECTED ON FRIDAY...MAINLY DUE TO STRONG WINDS.

.TODAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY COVER.......MCR MCR MCR MCR PC  PC  PC  MC  MC  MC  MC  MC
% SKY COVER.....10  12  13  14  26  38  50  53  55  58  55  52
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............25  26  29  33  36  39  42  44  46  48  49  49
RH..............78  78  72  61  56  52  46  43  40  37  36  37
DEWPOINT........19  20  21  21  22  23  23  23  23  23  23  24
20 FT WIND DIR..NNW N   NNE NNE NE  E   E   ESE SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT WIND SPD..8   8   7   7   7   7   7   8   8   8   9   12
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10                      10  10  10  10  15
SMOKE DISPERSAL.PR  PR  PR  FR  FR  FR  FR  FR  FR  FR  GD  GD

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....34-39.
MAX HUMIDITY........67 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
% SKY COVER.....48     63     71     74     76     72
WEATHER COV.....                     S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR NONE   NONE
TEMP............49     43     39     38     38     39
RH..............39     51     64     67     67     64
DEWPOINT........25     26     28     28     28     28
20 FT WIND......SE 12  SE 12  SE 12  SE 13  SE 13  SE 13
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     15     15     15
SMOKE DISPERSAL.GOOD   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR

.FRIDAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
% SKY COVER.....64     55     45     35     33     31
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............40     47     55     62     67     69
RH..............64     60     53     44     40     37
DEWPOINT........29     34     38     40     42     42
20 FT WIND......SSE 14 SSE 18 SSE 21 S 22   S 25   SSE 24
20 FT WIND GUST.20     30     30     30     35     35
SMOKE DISPERSAL.POOR   POOR   FAIR   GOOD   EXCEL  EXCEL

WEATHER TYPE ABBREVIATIONS

1)  T  = THUNDERSTORMS
2)  R  = RAIN
3)  RW = RAIN SHOWERS
4)  L  = DRIZZLE
5)  ZR = FREEZING RAIN
6)  ZL = FREEZING DRIZZLE
7)  S  = SNOW
8)  SW = SNOW SHOWERS
9)  IP = ICE PELLETS
10) F  = FOG
11) ZF = FREEZING FOG
12) IC = ICE CRYSTALS
13) H  = HAZE
14) BS = BLOWING SNOW
15) K  = SMOKE
16) BD = BLOWING DUST
17) FR = FROST

$$
FORECASTER...HANKO
REQUESTED BY...FMS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140417.VARIL.01/FSD







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