Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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Spot Forecast for Maintenance Burns...Afton State Park
National Weather Service Twin Cities/Chanhassen MN
1005 AM CDT Tue Apr 24 2018

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 CDT on April 24.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A few sprinkles are possible this afternoon, but most areas will
remain dry. Skies will become mostly cloudy with winds increasing
from the north/northeast and gusty by afternoon.

.REST OF TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny.
Temperature.........58 at ignition...Max 63.
RH..................45 percent at ignition...Min 36 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Winds north at 8 mph at ignition...otherwise
                    North winds 7 to 12 mph.
Mixing height.......3200 ft AGL at ignition...otherwise 3200-5000
                    ft AGL increasing to 5200-5600 ft AGL late in
                    the afternoon.
Transport winds.....North 15 to 20 mph.
Mixing winds........North 15 to 20 mph.
Smoke dispersal.....Good /41200 knot-ft/ at ignition.
                    Max...excellent /88500 knot-ft/ increasing to
                    excellent (91700 knot-ft) late in the
                    afternoon.
Haines Index........4 or low at ignition...max 4.

TIME (CDT)      11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
Temp............58  61  63  63  62  62  61  57
RH..............45  40  34  32  34  35  36  41
20 FT wind dir..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT wind spd..8   11  10  10  12  11  11  12
20 FT wind gust.15  20  15  15  20  20  20  20
Mix hgt (kft)...3.2 3.9 4.6 4.8 5.0 5.2 5.4 5.6
Transp wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Transp wind spd.15  17  18  20  20  20  20  20
Mixing wind dir.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   N
Mixing wind spd.15  17  18  20  20  20  20  20
Haines index....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
SDspl kt-ft/100041  59  74  82  85  89  92  95

$$
Forecaster...TAGGART
Requested by...Gene Groebner
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1807635.0/MPX
.EMAIL gene.groebner@state.mn.us



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