Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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Spot Forecast for Sand Beach Rd...MDNR
National Weather Service Detroit/Pontiac MI
223 PM EDT Tue Apr 24 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1500 EDT on April 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

Lack of rainfall and transparent high-level clouds have allowed temperatures
to peak in the mid-60s and subsequently have lowered RH values into the low
to mid-40s. Winds will remain light from the ESE to E. Rain
chances are expected to hold off until the late evening and overnight hours
as a cold front starts to push through the Thumb area.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy (95-100 percent). A slight chance of
                    showers late...then chance of showers late.
Max temperature.....60-65.
Min humidity........43 percent.
Eye level winds.....Southeast winds up to 8 mph.
Mixing height.......2500-3200 ft AGL.
Transport winds.....Southeast 8 to 14 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Fair to good (20000-30000 knot-ft).
Haines Index........3 or very low potential for large plume
                    dominated fire growth.

TIME (EDT)      3PM 4PM 5PM
Sky (%)..........100 100 100
Weather cov......SCH SCH CHC
Weather type.....RW  RW  RW
Tstm cov.........
Temp.............63  63  61
RH...............46  48  56
Eye lvl wnd dir..SE  SE  SE
Eye lvl wnd spd..6   6   6
Eye lvl wnd gst..
Mix hgt (kft)....2.5 3.1 3.2
Transp wind dir..SE  SE  SE
Transp wind spd..14  10  8
Haines index.....3   3   3
VRate kt-ft/1000.30  30  20

$$
Forecaster...Manion
Requested by...Lee Osterland
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807663.0/DTX
.EMAIL osterlandl@michigan.gov



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