Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Bismarck, ND

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Spot Forecast for hb-6...USFWS
National Weather Service Bismarck ND
758 AM CDT Sun May 20 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1200 CDT on May 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Warm daytime highs in the mid 70s expected with surface high pressure off
to the east. Winds turn southerly and increase to 13 mph by the early afternoon.
Ample sunshine expected with minimum relative humidities down to 20 percent.

Dry conditions continue through Monday with minimum relative humidities in
the low 20s. Southerly winds remain in the 10-15 mph range.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 75.
Min humidity........20 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 13 mph.
Mixing height.......5900-6500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 8 to 14 mph increasing to 14 to 17 mph by the afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Good.
Haines Index........4 (low).

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%).........3   4   4   4   4   4
CWR.............0   0   0   0   0   0
Chc of pcpn (%).0   0   0   0   0   0
LAL.............1   1   1   1   1   1
Temp............67  70  71  73  74  75
RH..............27  23  23  22  21  20
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..9   10  11  12  13  13
20 FT wind gust.10  13  14  16  18  18
Mix hgt (kft)...6.2 6.3 6.5 6.3 6.3 5.9
Transp wind dir.S   S   S   S   S   S
Transp wind spd.10  13  14  16  18  18
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....Around 45.
Max humidity........71 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......5500-6000 ft AGL decreasing to 300-500 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 12 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good decreasing to poor in the evening.

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
Chance of pcpn......0 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....Around 80.
Min humidity........22 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......500-1500 ft AGL increasing to 5000-6000 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....South 13 to 16 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor increasing to good by mid-day.
Haines Index........3 to 4 OR (very low) to (low).

$$
Forecaster...EDWARDS
Requested by...Calvin Moldenhauer
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1810339.0/BIS
.EMAIL calvin_moldenhauer@fws.gov


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