Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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Spot Forecast for Benville Section 20 rx burn...MN DNR
National Weather Service Grand Forks ND
853 AM CDT Tue May 21 2019

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1000 CDT on May 21.
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...

Winds at 9AM this morning near the location of the spot in far
northwest Beltrami county near the Marshall County line are
generally of out the east and southeast 5 to 10 mph, but by 10AM
during the ignition time of the spot these winds should begin to
increase to 10 to 15 mph. This afternoon expect winds to remain
out of the east, while gusts as high as 25 mph can`t be ruled out.
Relative humidity values may decrease near 25 percent for a brief
period this afternoon, and near critical fire weather conditions
can`t be ruled out either. While the strongest gusts will decrease
this evening, sustained winds will remain 15 to 20 mph through
tonight. Dry conditions are expected during the day today, with
rain shower chances increasing after 3AM tonight and wet
conditions and a wetting rain continuing through the day
Wednesday.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
Max temperature.....68-73.
Min humidity........30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southeast winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 23
                    mph in the afternoon.
Mixing height.......6200-7700 ft AGL.
Mixing winds........East 16 to 24 mph.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Sky (%).........16  19  22  26  30  34  39  46  52
Weather cov.....
Weather type....
Tstm cov........
Temp............62  65  66  67  67  68  69  69  68
RH..............41  37  34  32  32  31  30  30  31
20 FT wind dir..SE  SE  SE  E   E   E   E   E   E
20 FT wind spd..11  11  11  15  15  15  15  15  15
20 FT wind gust.15  15  15  21  21  21  21  21  21
Mix hgt (kft)...6.2 6.2 6.2 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7 7.7
Mixing wind dir.E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E
Mixing wind spd.16  16  16  24  24  24  24  24  24

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. Slight chance of rain showers
                    after midnight. Chance of rain showers early in
                    the morning, then rain showers early in the
                    morning.
Min temperature.....43-48.
Max humidity........76 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........East winds 13 to 18 mph with gusts to around 25
                    mph.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
Sky (%).........59     59     69     88     96     99
Weather cov.....                            S CHC  CHANCE
Weather type....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR
Tstm cov........
Temp............67     60     54     51     48     46
RH..............32     39     46     52     63     73
20 ft wind......E 16   E 16   E 16   E 18   E 18   E 18
20 ft wind gust.22     22     22     25     25     25

$$
Forecaster...DJR
Requested by...Doug Franke
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1909703.0/FGF
.DELDT 05/21/19
.EMAIL douglas.franke@state.mn.us



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