Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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FNUS73 KFSD 051333
FWSFSD

SPOT FORECAST FOR KETTLESON HOGSBACK KOPPEN...IOWA DNR WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
833 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN VARIABLE TO NORTHEASTERLY THROUGH
MID- MORNING BETWEEN 5 AND 15 MPH...BUT ARE EXPECTED TO TURN TO
THE EAST AND THEN SLIGHTLY SOUTHEAST THROUGH LATE MORNING AND THE
AFTERNOON HOURS. WINDS BY MID-DAY MAY PICK UP SPEED...WITH
SUSTAINED WINDS AS HIGH 20 TO 25 MPH AT TIMES. A FEW SCATTERED
SHOWERS MAY REACH THE BURN AREA BY MID- DAY...WITH A VERY LOW
CHANCE FOR AN ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM.

RAIN CHANCES WILL ARRIVE INTO WEDNESDAY...WITH WIDESPREAD WETTING
RAINS ANTICIPATED INTO THURSDAY.


.TODAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY COVER.......CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY CDY
% SKY COVER.....97  98  98  99  99  99  99  99  97  95  93  91
WEATHER COV.....        ISO ISO SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT SCT
WEATHER TYPE....        RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TEMP............54  54  55  57  59  61  63  65  67  70  72  72
RH..............49  52  54  56  59  62  65  68  63  58  53  53
DEWPOINT........36  37  39  41  44  47  51  54  54  54  54  54
20 FT WIND DIR..ENE E   E   E   ESE ESE ESE ESE ESE SE  SE  SE
20 FT WIND SPD..7   8   9   12  14  15  15  15  15  15  14  15
20 FT WIND GUST.    10  10  15  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20
SMOKE DISPERSAL.PR  PR  PR  PR  FR  FR  GD  GD  GD  GD  GD  GD
CHC OF PCPN (%).10  10  20  20  30  30  30  30  30  30  30  30
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.5 0.8 1.1 1.8 2.4 3.1 3.6 4.1 4.6 3.6
TRANSP WIND DIR.ENE ENE E   E   E   ESE ESE ESE SE  SE  SE  SE
TRANSP WIND SPD.9   10  15  17  20  20  18  17  17  17  17  17
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3   3

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......CLOUDY MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
% SKY COVER.....88     82     74     66     66     72
WEATHER COV.....SCTTRD SCTTRD S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE
TEMP............71     66     61     60     60     58
RH..............57     68     84     90     90     93
DEWPOINT........55     55     56     57     57     56
20 FT WIND......SE 15  ESE 15 ESE 14 SE 13  SE 13  SE 13
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     20     15     15     20
SMOKE DISPERSAL.GOOD   FAIR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
CHC OF PCPN (%).30     30     20     10     10     10
MIX HGT (FT)....2600   1100   300    300    300    300
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 17  SE 17  ESE 16 SE 14  SE 14  SE 14
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      4      4      3

.WEDNESDAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY
% SKY COVER.....81     90     100    97     94     91
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE DEFNTE DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............59     62     67     70     72     72
RH..............87     81     70     66     64     68
DEWPOINT........55     56     57     58     59     61
20 FT WIND......SE 13  SE 15  SSE 18 SSE 22 SSE 24 SSE 25
20 FT WIND GUST.15     20     30     30     35     35
SMOKE DISPERSAL.POOR   POOR   GOOD   EXCEL  EXCEL  EXCEL
CHC OF PCPN (%).20     40     40     40     70     70
MIX HGT (FT)....300    700    1400   3300   4400   4700
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 14  SE 18  SSE 28 SSE 30 SSE 33 SSE 39
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

WEATHER TYPE ABBREVIATIONS

1)  T  = THUNDERSTORMS
2)  R  = RAIN
3)  RW = RAIN SHOWERS
4)  L  = DRIZZLE
5)  ZR = FREEZING RAIN
6)  ZL = FREEZING DRIZZLE
7)  S  = SNOW
8)  SW = SNOW SHOWERS
9)  IP = ICE PELLETS
10) F  = FOG
11) ZF = FREEZING FOG
12) IC = ICE CRYSTALS
13) H  = HAZE
14) BS = BLOWING SNOW
15) K  = SMOKE
16) BD = BLOWING DUST
17) FR = FROST

$$
FORECASTER...BT
REQUESTED BY...CHRIS LARUE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150505.KETTL.01/FSD


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