Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Spot Forecast for RX  BURN UNIT 16...MN-RLA
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
1010 AM CDT Fri Apr 20 2018

Forecast is based on request time of 1100 CDT on April 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National
Weather Service.

Please call the NWS in Grand Forks at 701-795-5127 for additional
information and monitor our website (www.weather.gov/fgf) or NOAA
All-Hazards Radio for the latest updates.

.DISCUSSION...

Warm and dry conditions continue over the next few days, with
winds generally less than 10 mph currently from the west, but
becoming south by midday. Smoke dispersal should be good during
the midday and afternoon periods with mixing heights increasing
through the day to about 6200 ft AGL and mixing winds up to 10
mph from the southwest.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....54-59.
Min humidity........38 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West 5 mph becoming South 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......5100-6200 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........Southwest 8 to 10 mph.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........40  41  43  45  46  44  42  38
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............50  52  54  55  56  56  55  54
RH..............52  48  45  41  38  38  39  40
20 FT wind dir..W   SW  S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..5   5   7   7   7   7   7   7
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...5.1 5.1 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2 6.2
Mixing wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Mixing wind spd.8   8   10  10  10  10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........88 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds up to 5 mph in the evening becoming
                    light and variable.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........South 7 to 8 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Sky (%).........34     28     18     9      6      5
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............53     46     39     37     36     33
RH..............41     53     67     72     72     85
20 ft wind......S 5    S 5    S 5    S 4    S 4    S 4
20 ft wind gust.10     10     10     5      5      5
Mix hgt (ft)....300    300    300    300    300    300
Mixing wind.....S 8    S 8    S 8    S 7    S 7    S 7

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....58-63.
Min humidity........39 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 7 mph.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL increasing to 4800 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing winds........Southwest 14 to 15 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky (%).........6         9         16        17
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............33        50        54        60
RH..............82        56        48        41
20 FT wind......S 7G10    S 7G10    S 7G10    S 7G10
Mix hgt (ft)....300       300       4800      4800
Mixing wind.....S 14      S 14      SW 15     SW 15

$$
Forecaster...DJR
Requested by...WENDY PEMBERTON
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1807194.0/FGF
.EMAIL wpemberton@redlakenation.org



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