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Spot Forecast for Vermillion Highlands...MNDNR
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
412 PM CDT Mon Apr 23 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1700 CDT on April 23.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Light and variable winds will continue through
tonight. Humidity will recover gradually this evening.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Temperature.........Min 42.
RH..................Max 95 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds.
Mixing height.......5500-6500 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....West 2 to 7 mph.
Mixing winds........West 2 to 7 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to fair (1500-14000 knot-ft).

TIME (CDT)      7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Temp............67  63  59  55  52  50  48  47  46  44  43  42
RH..............39  45  54  62  69  73  77  81  83  88  91  95
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   W   W   SW  SW  SW  W   W
20 FT wind spd..2   2   1   1   1   2   3   3   3   3   3   3
20 FT wind gust.                        5   5   5   5   5   5
Mix hgt (kft)...6.5 5.5 4.4 3.4 2.3 1.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3 0.3
Transp wind dir.NW  NW  W   W   W   W   SW  W   W   W   W   W
Transp wind spd.2   3   3   5   6   6   7   7   6   6   6   6
Mixing wind dir.NW  NW  W   W   W   W   SW  W   W   W   W   W
Mixing wind spd.2   3   3   5   6   6   7   7   6   6   6   6
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
SDspl kt-ft/100014  12  10  8   6   4   2   2   2   2   2   2

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Temperature.........Max 61.
RH..................Min 40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light winds becoming north 7 to 12 mph early in
                    the morning.
Mixing height.......300-1700 ft AGL increasing to 4500-5400 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Northwest 7 to 14 mph shifting to the north 17
                    to 23 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Mixing winds........Northwest 7 to 14 mph shifting to the north 17
                    to 23 mph in the late morning and afternoon.
Smoke dispersal.....Poor to good (1500-42700 knot-ft) increasing to
                    good to excellent (55400-97800 knot-ft) in the
                    late morning and afternoon.
Haines Index........3 to 4 or very low to or low.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
Temp............43     52     58     59     61     60
RH..............91     63     51     49     42     40
20 ft wind......NW 3   N 6    N 10   N 12   N 12   N 11
20 ft wind gust.5      10     15     20     20     20
Mix hgt (ft)....300    1700   3100   4500   4800   5200
Transport wind..NW 7   NW 12  N 17   N 22   N 23   N 23
Mixing wind.....NW 7   NW 12  N 17   N 22   N 23   N 23
Haines index....4      4      3      3      3      3
SDspl kt-ft/10002      29     56     84     89     95

.TUESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Temperature.........Min 32.
RH..................Max 85 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 5 to 8 mph becoming light.
Mixing height.......3800-5500 ft AGL decreasing to 300 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....North 12 to 21 mph shifting to the northeast 9
                    to 10 mph after midnight.
Mixing winds........North 12 to 21 mph shifting to the northeast 9
                    to 10 mph after midnight.
Smoke dispersal.....Good to excellent (51500-100600 knot-ft)
                    decreasing to poor to good (2100-35500 knot-ft)
                    in the late evening and overnight.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Temp............56     50     45     40     36     33
RH..............44     55     64     70     79     84
20 ft wind......N 8    N 6    N 5    N 6    N 5    N 5
20 ft wind gust.15     10
Mix hgt (ft)....5500   3800   2000   300    300    300
Transport wind..N 21   N 18   N 16   N 13   N 10   NE 9
Mixing wind.....N 21   N 18   N 16   N 13   N 10   NE 9
Haines index....3      3      3      3      3      4
SDspl kt-ft/1000101    68     36     3      3      3

$$
Forecaster...BORGHOFF
Requested by...Tim Pharis
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807510.0/MPX
.EMAIL tim.pharis@state.mn.us



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