Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR ZONES...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
1055 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 EDT ON APRIL 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HUDSON BAY HIGH PRESSURE WILL CONTINUE TO FEED COOL
DRY AIR INTO LOWER MICHIGAN FROM THE NORTH MUCH OF THIS WEEK.
VARIABLE CLOUD COVER IS EXPECTED.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (55-65 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........47 AT IGNITION...MAX 51.
RH..................63 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 56 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 16 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 19
                    MPH.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 18 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 4700-5200
                    FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300-700 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT) INCREASING TO
                    800-1000 (EXCELLENT) LATE IN THE DAY.

TIME (EDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........53     49     45     42
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............47     49     49     49
RH..............63     58     58     58
20 FT WIND......NW 16  N 20   NW 21  NW 19
20 FT GUST......              25     20
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (25-35 PERCENT). PATCHY FROST
                    OVERNIGHT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 35.
RH..................MAX 85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 10 TO 18 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...MEADE
REQUESTED BY...JIM FISHER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150427.ZONES.01/GRR





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