Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

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FNUS73 KUNR 202100
FWSUNR

SPOT FORECAST FOR POOL 9A KROLO...US FISH AND WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
300 PM MDT MON APR 20 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 21.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...
UPPER-LEVEL NORTHWESTERLY FLOW WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT THROUGH
TUESDAY...KEEPING TEMPERATURES NEAR TO A LITTLE BELOW AVERAGE.
CLOUD COVER WILL DECREASE THIS EVENING AS THE ATMOSPHERE
STABILIZES...BUT WILL INCREASE AGAIN TUESDAY OWING TO HEATING AND
MIXING. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL NOT BE QUITE AS STRONG ON TUESDAY AS
THEY HAVE BEEN TODAY...BUT THEY STILL WILL BE GUSTY AT TIMES AFTER
THE ATMOSPHERE MIXES OUT IN THE MORNING.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY EARLY...BUT THEN BECOMING PARTLY
                    CLOUDY AS THE ATMOSPHERE WARMS AND MIXES.
TEMPERATURE.........58 AT IGNITION...MAX 60.
RH..................25 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST 5 TO 10 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING...
                    BUT BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH BY
                    IGNITION...WITH SOME GUSTS TO 25 MPH. WINDS
                    WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHEAST AROUND 300 PM.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8700 TO 9200 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 10 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO NORTHWEST 21 TO
                    30 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN
                    SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...MB
REQUESTED BY...TODD SCHMIDT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150421.POOL9.01/UNR


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