Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MACK MCKINLEY TOWER...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1026 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1500 EDT ON APRIL 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...EXPECT MAINLY CLOUDY SKIES BY THE TIME OF IGNITION
TODAY WITH WINDS ACTUALLY INCREASING AFTER 4 PM. THE HIGHEST GUSTS
OF AROUND 20 MPH ARE EXPECTED INTO LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A
FAST MOVING WEATHER SYSTEM PASSES OVERHEAD. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE...
BUT NOT UNTIL LATE IN THE EVENING...WITH LOWER CLOUDS ARRIVING
TONIGHT. THOSE CLOUDS ARE EXPECTED TO STICK AROUND THROUGH AT
LEAST MONDAY MORNING...AND SHOULD HELP TO KEEP TEMPERATURES A
LITTLE COOLER AND HUMIDITY LEVELS HIGHER INTO MONDAY AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT) BY
                    IGNITION.
TEMPERATURE.........54 AT IGNITION...MAX 55.
RH..................35 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN TODAY OF
                    29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH 8 TO 10 MPH WITH FREQUENT GUSTS TO 20
                    MPH...PARTICULARLY AFTER 4 PM.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 14 TO 19 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4900 FT AGL AT IGNITION...WITH A MAXIMUM
                    OF 5300 FT AGL INTO LATE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (900) AT IGNITION. MAX...EXCELLENT
                   (1000).

TIME (EDT)      3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........90  83  73
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............54  53  52
RH..............35  38  41
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..7   8   8
20 FT WIND GUST.20  20  20
SMOKE DISP......900 10001000

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 36.
RH..................MAX 85 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH WITH FREQUENT
                    GUSTS TO 20 MPH THROUGH MID EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 17 TO 21 MPH.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........74  76  76  79  83  88  93  98  100 100 100 100
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............50  49  47  45  43  41  39  38  38  37  36  36
RH..............44  46  51  55  60  65  70  76  76  79  85  85
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   NW  NW  N   N   N   NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   7   7   6   6   5   5   5   5   6   6
20 FT WIND GUST.20  20  20  18  15  10  10  10  10  10  10  10

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (60-70 PERCENT) IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 52.
RH..................MIN 52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 6 TO 8 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 14 TO 20 MPH.

TIME (EDT)      6 AM   8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM
SKY (%).........99     99     93     84     78     70
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............37     38     44     49     52     52
RH..............82     82     67     56     53     52
20 FT WIND......NW 6   N 6    N 7    N 7    N 7    N 7
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     15     15     15     15

$$
FORECASTER...DAVID LAWRENCE
REQUESTED BY...ERIC ANDERSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150426.MACKM.01/APX


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