Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FNUS73 KDLH 031733
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SPOT FORECAST FOR SAND LAKE COMPLEX...USFS SUPERIOR NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
1233 PM CDT SUN MAY 3 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1222 CDT ON MAY 03.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE SURFACE WIND WILL BE NORTHWEST THROUGH THE
AFTERNOON NOW THAT THE COLD FRONT HAS GONE BY. SOME GUSTS AS HIGH
AS 25 MPH ARE POSSIBLE THROUGH 2 PM BEFORE DIMINISHING. NO RAIN IS
EXPECTED. CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.
MIN HUMIDITY........24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 8 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10900 FT AGL EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 9400 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (136200) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT
                    (198200).

TIME (CDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
TEMP............75     76     74     71
RH..............24     26     25     28
20 FT WIND DIR..NW     NW     W      W
20 FT WIND SPD..11     9      10     9
20 FT WIND GUST.16     17     18     17

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH DECREASING TO 4 TO 6
                    MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 450 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (100800) DECREASING TO POOR (2300).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
TEMP............66     58     51     47     44     41
RH..............34     42     48     51     57     70
20 FT WIND DIR..NW     NW     NW     NW     NW     NW
20 FT WIND SPD..9      6      4      5      5      5
20 FT WIND GUST.13     8      5      6      6      6

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 66.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 7 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 14 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 10250 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (18700) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (88400)
                    LATE IN THE MORNING...THEN INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (118000) EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON
                    DECREASING TO EXCELLENT (76800) LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
TEMP............40     48     58     63     65     66
RH..............73     60     37     23     19     17
20 FT WIND DIR..NW     NW     NW     NW     NW     NW
20 FT WIND SPD..5      6      7      6      6      4
20 FT WIND GUST.6      12     14     12     12     8

$$
FORECASTER...GREG
REQUESTED BY...ELIZABETH SCHMIDT
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150503.SANDL.01/DLH






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