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Spot Forecast for Three Rivers Rx...MDNR
National Weather Service Northern Indiana
417 AM EDT Thu Apr 26 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 EDT on April 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

Please contact our office at (574) 834-1104, if you have questions
or concerns with this forecast.

.DISCUSSION...

Relative humidity expected to drop quickly late morning into
afternoon. Minimum values could drop to between 25 and 30 percent
by mid afternoon. Light and variable winds under 10 mph expected
but predominate direction likely from the west to northwest with
influence off of Lake Michigan. Mostly sunny.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....59-64.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Heat index..........MISSING.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming northwest up to 5 mph
                    early in the afternoon, then becoming light
                    late in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......900 ft AGL increasing to 3200-4700 ft AGL in
                    the late morning and afternoon.
Transport winds.....Southeast around 6 mph shifting to the north
                    around 2 mph late in the morning, then shifting
                    to the west 3 to 6 mph in the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (4200-19900 knot-ft).
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (4200-19900 knot-ft).

TIME (EDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
Sky (%).........3   2   2   6   11  12  13  14  16  18
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............46  51  54  56  58  60  61  61  60  58
RH..............60  43  39  37  33  31  30  31  33  35
Heat index (F)..M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M   M
20 FT wind dir..NW  NW  NW  W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW
20 FT wind spd..2   2   3   3   3   4   5   5   5   4
20 FT wind gust.    3
Mix hgt (kft)...0.9 3.2 3.2 3.2 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7 4.7
Transp wind dir.SE  N   N   N   W   W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.6   2   2   2   3   3   3   6   6   6
VRate kt-ft/10004   4   4   4   20  20  20  20  20  20
SDspl kt-ft/10004   4   4   4   20  20  20  20  20  20

$$
Forecaster...LASHLEY
Requested by...Lee Osterland
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807852.0/IWX
.EMAIL osterlandl@michigan.gov



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