Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Rapid City, SD

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
000
FNUS73 KUNR 011903
FWSUNR

SPOT FORECAST FOR 6 NORTH...US FISH AND WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
103 PM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1330 MDT ON MAY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO BRING LIGHT AND
VARIABLE WINDS TO THE AREA...BUT WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME
MORE SOUTHWESTERLY AT 5 MPH WITHIN THE NEXT COUPLE HOURS. SMOKE
DISPERSAL WILL BE FAIR. SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CONTINUE TONIGHT AT
5 TO 10 MPH...THEN BECOME BREEZIER SATURDAY. WARMER AND DRIER
WEATHER IS ALSO EXPECTED SATURDAY. THERE IS A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 72.
MIN HUMIDITY........28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT AND VARIABLE WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST
                    AROUND 5 MPH IN THE MID TO LATE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 TO 6000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST AROUND 8 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MAX HUMIDITY........83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 83.
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    UP TO 25 MPH.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......13000 TO 14000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 19 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERON
REQUESTED BY...TODD SCHMIDT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.6NORT.01/UNR



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.