Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR KETCHUM TRACT...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
825 AM CDT SUN APR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1330 CDT ON APRIL 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SUNNY SKIES AND DRY AIR AS SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE TRAVERSES
TO OUR EAST. THIS WILL ALSO BRING IN SOME MILD SOUTHERLY WINDS AND
DRIER RELATIVE HUMIDIFY AS THE TEMPERATURE RISES DURING THE DAY.
THERE MAY BE SOME CLOUDINESS DEVELOP IN LATER AS UPPER AIR TROUGH
TO OUR WEST STARTS TO IMPINGE ON US AND BRING SOME RAIN EARLY
MONDAY MORNING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 67.
RH..................22 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH
                    UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6800 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 6600-7300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 6 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........0   0   0   0   0   0   0
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............55  63  65  66  67  67  67
RH..............29  22  21  21  21  22  24
20 FT WIND DIR..SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  SE
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   5   5   5   4   4
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10  10  5   5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 38.
RH..................MAX 69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH UP TO 5 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 6 TO 15 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 MPH
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........0      0      0      0      10     22
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65     59     51     46     43     39
RH..............27     33     44     51     59     69
20 FT WIND......SE 4   SE 3   SE 3   SE 4   SE 4   SE 5
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5      5      5      5      10

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED
                    RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SCATTERED
                    RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 69.
RH..................MIN 24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5900-7800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 6 TO 13 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........34        44        53        72
WEATHER COV.....                              SCTTRD
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      RNSHWR
TSTM COV........
TEMP............39        57        68        69
RH..............70        43        27        28
20 FT WIND......S 5G10    SW 6G10   SW 5G10   W 6G10

$$
FORECASTER...LUKES
REQUESTED BY...MATT MECKLENBURG
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150426.KETCH.02/FGF





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