Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Spot Forecast for Agassiz Dunes...The Nature Conservancy
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
856 AM CDT Tue May 22 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on May 22.
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...

Areas of light fog this morning are expected to clear by the late
morning hours. Partly cloudy to mostly clear skies are expected
for the afternoon hours. Light southeasterly winds this morning
will continue out of the south-southeast at 5 to 10 mph with
periodic increases to 10 to 15 mph. An ignition time temperature
of 70 will increase to near 80s by the afternoon with relative
humidity dropping from 57% at ignition time to 43% by the late
afternoon and early evening hours.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....76-81.
Min humidity........43 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......3500 ft AGL increasing to 5500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing winds........Southwest around 10 mph.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........50  49  52  48  43  39  36  32
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............70  72  74  75  77  78  78  77
RH..............57  53  50  48  45  43  43  43
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   S   S   S   S   S
20 FT wind spd..6   6   6   6   6   6   6   6
20 FT wind gust.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
Mix hgt (kft)...3.5 3.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5 5.5
Mixing wind dir.S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Mixing wind spd.10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
Min temperature.....55-60.
Max humidity........86 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 5 to 6 mph.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........Southeast around 9 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Sky (%).........29     28     27     27     27     29
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............76     69     63     60     59     57
RH..............45     59     72     78     80     86
20 ft wind......SE 6   SE 6   SE 6   SE 6   SE 6   SE 6
20 ft wind gust.10     10     10     10     10     10
Mix hgt (ft)....300    300    300    300    300    300
Mixing wind.....SE 9   SE 9   SE 9   SE 9   SE 9   SE 9

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....82-87.
Min humidity........41 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph
                    in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing winds........Southeast 17 to 22 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky (%).........32        27        44        52
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............59        75        82        84
RH..............80        54        43        43
20 FT wind......SE 11G15  SE 11G15  SE 11G20  SE 11G20
Mix hgt (ft)....300       300       5000      5000
Mixing wind.....SE 17     SE 17     SE 22     SE 22

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A chance of showers and
                    thunderstorms.
Min temperature.....62-67.
Max humidity........87 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 6 to 11 mph with gusts up to 20
                    mph. Gusty and erratic winds expected near
                    thunderstorms.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........Southeast 22 to 25 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM      10 PM     1 AM      4 AM
Sky (%).........58        56        78        77
Weather cov.....CHANCE    CHANCE    CHANCE    CHANCE
Weather type....RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR    RNSHWR
Tstm cov........CHANCE    CHANCE    CHANCE    CHANCE
Temp............79        70        66        65
RH..............49        68        78        84
20 FT wind......SE 11G20  SE 11G20  SE 11G20  SE 11G20
Mix hgt (ft)....300       300       300       300
Mixing wind.....SE 22     SE 22     SE 25     SE 25

$$
Forecaster...AM
Requested by...Matt Mecklenburg
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1810472.0/FGF
.EMAIL mmecklenburg@tnc.org



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