Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Sioux Falls, SD

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROUND LAKE...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SIOUX FALLS SD
627 AM CDT TUE MAR 31 2015

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

.DISCUSSION...
HIGH PRESSURE WILL SLOWLY SLIP EAST OF THE REGION TODAY...WITH
A GRADUAL RETURN TO SOUTHERLY FLOW BY LATE DAY. DESPITE VERY
LOW HUMIDITY...FIRE DANGER WILL REMAIN MODERATE DUE TO THE
LIGHTER WINDS.  LIGHT WINDS WILL IMPACT THE INCREASE IN SMOKE
DISPERSION...WHICH WILL TAKE UNTIL LATE MORNING TO CLIMB INTO
THE GOOD RANGE.

ALSO...MAKE NOTE OF VERY STRONG SOUTHERLY WINDS EXPECTED
TO DEVELOP LATE TONIGHT AND WEDNESDAY MORNING. GUSTS OF
40 TO 45 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING.

.TODAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY COVER.......CLR CLR CLR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR
% SKY COVER.....2   3   4   6   7   9   10  12  13  13  14  15
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............34  35  38  44  50  55  59  63  66  68  69  68
RH..............78  79  82  68  52  40  34  30  27  26  25  26
DEWPOINT........28  29  33  34  33  31  31  31  31  32  32  32
20 FT WIND DIR..WNW WNW WNW WNW NW  NW  WNW WNW WNW W   W   WSW
20 FT WIND SPD..7   8   8   9   9   9   9   8   8   7   6   6
20 FT WIND GUST.    10  10  10  10  10  10  10  10
SMOKE DISPERSAL.PR  PR  PR  PR  PR  FR  GD  GD  GD  EX  EX  GD
CHC OF PCPN (%).0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0   0
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.3 0.4 0.6 0.8 1.9 3.1 4.2 5.0 5.7 6.5 6.5
TRANSP WIND DIR.WNW WNW WNW WNW NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  WNW WNW W
TRANSP WIND SPD.5   9   9   9   10  12  14  15  15  15  14  12
HAINES INDEX....4   4   4   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........63 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY
% SKY COVER.....16     17     16     16     20     28
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............66     59     53     51     50     50
RH..............29     39     50     59     61     63
DEWPOINT........33     34     35     37     37     38
20 FT WIND......S 6    SSE 6  SSE 7  S 10   S 17   S 23
20 FT WIND GUST.                            25     30
SMOKE DISPERSAL.GOOD   FAIR   POOR   POOR   POOR   POOR
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      0      0      0      0      0

.WEDNESDAY...

MAX TEMPERATURE.....72-77.
MIN HUMIDITY........46 PERCENT.

TIME (CDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
% SKY COVER.....36     42     44     64     76     81
WEATHER COV.....                     ISOLTD CHANCE LIKELY
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............50     53     60     67     73     75
RH..............63     61     52     51     48     48
DEWPOINT........38     39     43     48     52     54
20 FT WIND......S 24   S 25   S 28   S 29   SSW 25 SSW 21
20 FT WIND GUST.35     35     35     40     35     30
SMOKE DISPERSAL.POOR   FAIR   GOOD   EXCEL  EXCEL  EXCEL
CHC OF PCPN (%).0      10     10     20     40     60
MIX HGT (FT)....300    600    1400   2600   3700   4700
TRANSPORT WIND..S 26   S 31   S 40   S 43   SSW 43 SSW 40
HAINES INDEX....6      6      5      4      4      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...CHAPMAN
REQUESTED BY...ERIC EARHART
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150331.ROUND.01/FSD



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