Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Duluth, MN

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FNUS73 KDLH 181840
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BIGFISH...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN
140 PM CDT SAT APR 18 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1318 CDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

SUNNY AND DRY THROUGH THE REST OF THE AFTERNOON WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY FALLING TO AROUND 25 PERCENT. LIGHT SOUTHEAST WINDS
GUSTING UP TO 16 MPH. INCREASING CLOUDS TONIGHT WITH RAINFALL
BEGINNING AROUND MIDNIGHT. RAINFALL MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES TOWARDS
SUNDAY MORNING...GRADUALLY TAPERING OFF BY MID MORNING SUNDAY.
TOTAL OVERNIGHT RAINFALL AROUND A HALF INCH. WINDS SOUTHEAST TO
EAST-SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT AND LIGHT WITH A LOW TEMPERATURE AROUND
40. A CHANCE FOR RAIN THE REST OF THE DAY SUNDAY WITH A FEW
SHOWERS POSSIBLE. WINDS WILL SHIFT MID TO LATE SUNDAY MORNING
BECOMING OUT OF THE NORTHWEST AND INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 MPH WITH
GUSTS OVER 20 MPH.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.
MIN HUMIDITY........25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO
                    11 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (55600) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (67700)
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
TEMP............61     64     65
RH..............26     25     27
20 FT WIND DIR..SE     SE     SE
20 FT WIND SPD..8      9      11
20 FT WIND GUST.13     14     16

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    EVENING. RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN
                    NEAR 100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 40.
MAX HUMIDITY........92 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 6 TO 9 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 1200 FT AGL IN THE
                    LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (46800) DECREASING TO POOR (10100).

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
TEMP............61     54     49     46     43     40
RH..............33     45     54     60     76     92
20 FT WIND DIR..SE     SE     SE     SE     SE     E
20 FT WIND SPD..9      9      8      7      7      7
20 FT WIND GUST.14     13     10     9      9      9

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    A CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF RAIN 80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 51.
MIN HUMIDITY........66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH BECOMING SOUTHWEST 4
                    TO 5 MPH IN THE MORNING...THEN BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON
                    INCREASING TO 10 TO 11 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH AROUND 5 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (9900) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT (161300).

TIME (CDT)      7 AM   9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM
TEMP............40     42     45     48     50     50
RH..............92     89     86     80     71     66
20 FT WIND DIR..E      S      W      NW     NW     NW
20 FT WIND SPD..6      4      5      8      10     11
20 FT WIND GUST.8      6      7      15     18     20

$$
FORECASTER...JOE M.
REQUESTED BY...JAMES BURKE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150418.BIGFI.01/DLH





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