Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Gaylord, MI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR FUELBREAKS...DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
906 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 EDT ON APRIL 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL LEAD TO A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS TODAY
WITH TEMPERATURES AROUND 50. SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL VEER INTO THE
SOUTH AND INCREASE A LITTLE. MOSTLY CLOUDY TONIGHT...ALTHOUGH A
SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM MAY POP UP LATE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY (55-65 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........49 AT IGNITION...MAX 51.
RH..................44 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 6 TO 12 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......700-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 3300-3400 FT AGL IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (400) AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD (400).

TIME (EDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........52  55  61  64
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............49  50  50  49
RH..............44  42  41  42
20 FT WIND DIR..S   S   S   S
20 FT WIND SPD..6   6   7   7
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  15  15
HAINES INDEX....5   5   5   5
SMOKE DISP......400 400 400 400

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (75-85 PERCENT).
RH..................MAX 82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 12 TO 16 MPH.

TIME (EDT)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........70  83  89  88  85  83  81  78  77  79  84  89
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
RH..............44  49  55  62  62  68  73  79  82  82  79  76
20 FT WIND DIR..S   SE  SE  SE  SE  SE  S   S   S   S   S   SW
20 FT WIND SPD..7   7   8   9   10  11  11  11  11  11  11  11
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  20  25  25

$$
FORECASTER...ANDY SULLIVAN
REQUESTED BY...LEE OSTERLAND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150401.FUELB.01/APX


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