Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Spot Forecast for Hensch...USFWS
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
715 AM CDT Wed Apr 25 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 CDT on April 25.
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...

Warm and breezy conditions are expected today as morning
temperatures in the low 30s quickly warm to the low to mid 60s by
the afternoon. Light and variable winds this morning will
increase to 10 to 15 mph winds out of the southwest by afternoon.
Occasional wind gusts up to 25 mph will be possible. Relative
humidity values near 80 percent this morning will drop to 25-30
percent by the mid afternoon hours when winds will likely be
strongest. As a cold front pushes into the region tonight winds
will shift to the northwest at 10 to 15 mph. Light rain chances
increase after midnight and linger through the early morning hours
Thursday.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
Max temperature.....61-66.
Min humidity........27 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 25
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL increasing to 5000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing winds........Southwest 14 to 22 mph.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........2   2   3   4   5   7   8   12  15
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............48  53  56  58  60  62  63  63  62
RH..............46  39  34  33  30  28  27  28  30
20 FT wind dir..S   S   S   SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
20 FT wind spd..9   9   9   15  15  15  15  15  15
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  25  25  25  25  25  25
Mix hgt (kft)...0.3 0.3 0.3 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0 5.0
Mixing wind dir.SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW  SW
Mixing wind spd.14  14  14  22  22  22  22  22  22

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy becoming mostly cloudy.
Min temperature.....38-43.
Max humidity........79 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South winds 8 to 13 mph shifting to the
                    northwest 6 to 11 mph after midnight. Gusts up
                    to 20 mph.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........South around 22 mph shifting to the northwest
                    around 18 mph after midnight.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Sky (%).........18     20     26     36     58     69
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............61     54     48     45     43     41
RH..............33     46     60     64     72     78
20 ft wind......S 13   S 13   S 13   NW 11  NW 11  NW 11
20 ft wind gust.20     20     20     20     20     20
Mix hgt (ft)....300    300    300    300    300    300
Mixing wind.....S 22   S 22   S 22   NW 18  NW 18  NW 18

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....53-58.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts up to 30
                    mph.
Mixing height.......700 ft AGL increasing to 5400 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing winds........North 29 to 31 mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
Sky (%).........67        34        13        2
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............40        45        51        54
RH..............82        60        42        32
20 FT wind......N 18G30   N 18G30   N 18G25   N 18G25
Mix hgt (ft)....700       700       5400      5400
Mixing wind.....N 31      N 31      N 29      N 29

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
Min temperature.....35-40.
Max humidity........70 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Northwest winds 7 to 12 mph with gusts up to 20
                    mph shifting to the southwest 5 to 7 mph after
                    midnight.
Mixing height.......300 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........Northwest around 25 mph becoming southwest
                    around 10 mph after midnight.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM      10 PM     1 AM      4 AM
Sky (%).........4         5         13        16
Weather cov.....
Weather type....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
Tstm cov........
Temp............54        45        41        38
RH..............31        43        55        62
20 FT wind......NW 12G20  NW 12G20  SW 7G10   SW 7G10
Mix hgt (ft)....300       300       300       300
Mixing wind.....NW 25     NW 25     SW 10     SW 10

$$
Forecaster...JR
Requested by...Troy Boschee
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807764.0/FGF
.EMAIL troy_boschee@fws.gov


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