Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DISCOVERY CNT PRAIRIE...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
808 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 EDT ON MAY 01.

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

.DISCUSSION...A DRYING TREND WILL TAKE SHAPE INTO THE WEEKEND AS
MINIMUM AFTERNOON RH VALUES FALL INTO THE 30S TODAY AND
TOMORROW...AS TEMPERATURES CLIMBS TO AROUND 70 DEGRESE.
WINDS WILL TEND TO BE OUT OF THE NORTH TODAY AND WEST SATURDAY
BUT ARE LIKELY TO BE LIGHT AND VARIABLE AT TIMES. THE NEXT GOOD
CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL HOLD OFF UNTIL MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (20-30 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........37 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 TO 14 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 8600 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
VENTILATION RATE....EXCELLENT (MAX...800).

TIME (EDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
SKY (%).........7   11  20  30  39  42  44  47  43  39
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............57  61  64  66  67  68  68  69  68  67
RH..............56  52  48  43  40  38  37  38  39  41
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   7   8   8   8   8   7   7   6
20 FT WIND GUST.10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10
EYE LVL WND DIR.N   N   N   N   N   N   N   NW  NW  NW
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   5   6   6   6   6   5   5   5
EYE LVL WND GST.10  15  15  15  15  15  15  15  10  10
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.8 4.4 5.9 7.3 8.2 8.6 8.6 8.3 7.9 7.3
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4   4
VRATE (KT-FT)...300 500 700 800 800 800 700 700 700 600

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (15-25 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........81 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...BECOMING LIGHT
                    OVERNIGHT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH...BECOMING LIGHT
                    OVERNIGHT.

TIME (EDT)      8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM   6 AM
SKY (%).........35     20     10     7      18     27
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............64     57     52     49     46     45
RH..............46     60     71     75     78     81
20 FT WIND DIR..NW     NW     W      W      W      W
20 FT WIND SPD..6      6      6      6      5      3
20 FT WIND GUST.                                   5
EYE LEVEL WIND..NW 4   NW 4   W 4    W 5    W 4    W 2
EYE LEVEL WIND..                                   5

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (35-45 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 70.
MIN HUMIDITY........36 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BY LATE
                    MORNING.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS...BECOMING WEST 5 TO 10 MPH BY LATE
                    MORNING.

$$
FORECASTER...FREITAG
REQUESTED BY...DON KLINGLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.DISCO.01/DTX


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