Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR HAPPY BLUE BUTTERFLY SUNDAY...USDA FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
724 AM EDT SUN JUL 20 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EDT ON JULY 20.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...OVERALL EXPECT MOSTLY SUNNY TO PARTLY CLOUDY SKIES. ANY
MORNING HAZE OR LIGHT FOG SHOULD DISSIPATE BY BURN TIME. WINDS AT THE
SURFACE AND TRANSPORT LEVEL WILL BE SIMILAR. MIN RH VALUES IN THE LOW
40 PERCENTS ARE ANTICIPATED.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........75 AT IGNITION...MAX 80.
RH..................52 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 2 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 5400-5900 FT AGL...THEN
                    DECREASING TO 3300-3800 FT AGL LATE IN THE DAY.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-400 (POOR TO GOOD) INCREASING TO 300-500
                    (GOOD TO GOOD) IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (EDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........28     31     30     28
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............75     79     79     78
RH..............52     43     43     45
20 FT WIND......SW 11  SW 12  SW 11  SW 10
20 FT GUST......15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 58.
RH..................MAX 97 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 6 TO 9 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (30-40 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 86.
RH..................MIN 50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 14 TO 20
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-300 (POOR TO GOOD) INCREASING TO 300-700
                    (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).

$$
FORECASTER...HOVING
REQUESTED BY...STEVE HATTING
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140720.HAPPY.01/GRR





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