Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ZIMMERMAN PRAIRIE...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
1003 AM CDT TUE APR 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1700 CDT ON APRIL 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
FOG BURNS OFF WELL BEFORE IGNITION TIME...FOLLOWED BY A SUNNY SKY
AND PERSISTENT NORTHERLY BREEZE BETWEEN 5 AND 10 MPH. WIND TO
DIMINISH BELOW 5 MPH AROUND SUNSET. WE ARE LOOKING TO ATTAIN
HUMIDITY MINIMA SOMEWHERE BETWEEN THE 1700 AND 1800 CDT TIME
RANGE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......800-2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 6300-8000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 12 TO 16 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........10  11  12
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TSTM COV........
TEMP............65  65  65
RH..............27  26  25
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..8   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........87-92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 8 TO 16 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 2
                    TO 3 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND EARLY
                    MORNING...THEN SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........14     14     14     14     14     13
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............63     56     50     46     42     36
RH..............29     40     50     55     67     89
20 FT WIND......N 7    N 3    N 2    E 2    E 2    SE 2
20 FT WIND GUST.10     5      5      5      5      5

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 9800-10700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 3 TO 6 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 7 TO
                    9 MPH LATE IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........13        13        14        14
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............36        58        69        72
RH..............85        37        24        21
20 FT WIND......SE 2G5    S 3G5     W 3G5     NW 3G5

$$
FORECASTER...WJB/HOPPES
REQUESTED BY...MATT MECKLENBURG
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150428.ZIMME.01/FGF






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