Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Forks, ND

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SPOT FORECAST FOR KETCHUM TRACT...NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
854 AM CDT MON APR 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON APRIL 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH YOUR BURN SITE TODAY AND MOVE THROUGH
LATER TONIGHT. WITH YOUR BURN SITE IN THE WARM SECTOR TODAY
...ANTICIPATE SUNNY SKY...MAX TEMPERATURE NEAR 70F...AND VERY LOW
MIN HUMIDITY VALUES (LIKELY LESS THAN 25%). WINDS WILL BE LIGHT
AND VARIABLE UNTIL LATER IN THE AFTERNOON WHEN THEY BECOME
NORTHWEST (REMAINING UNDER 10 MPH UNTIL EARLY TUESDAY MORNING).

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........19-24 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS UP TO 5 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT...THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 8
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8300-9200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 6 TO 7 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 7 TO
                    12 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........52  54  54  53  55  61  69
WEATHER COV.....                        SCH
WEATHER TYPE....                        RW
TSTM COV........
TEMP............67  68  69  70  70  70  69
RH..............27  26  25  24  24  26  29
20 FT WIND DIR..W   W   W   W   NW  NW  NW
20 FT WIND SPD..6   5   5   6   6   7   8
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  10  10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF
                    RAIN SHOWERS UNTIL EARLY MORNING...THEN SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....40-45.
MAX HUMIDITY........88-93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6000-7900 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 9 TO 18 MPH DECREASING TO 5 TO 6 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.

TIME (CDT)      7 PM   9 PM   11 PM  1 AM   3 AM   5 AM
SKY (%).........77     88     93     89     72     48
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............66     58     52     50     48     44
RH..............31     48     61     66     74     87
20 FT WIND......NW 8   N 8    N 8    N 7    N 5    N 4
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     10     10            5

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400-8200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 6 TO 14 MPH INCREASING TO 13 TO 17 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      7 AM      10 AM     1 PM      4 PM
SKY (%).........27        15        11        8
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE      NONE      NONE      NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............42        55        62        66
RH..............93        52        34        27
20 FT WIND......N 5G10    N 6G10    N 8G10    N 8G10

$$
FORECASTER...GUST
REQUESTED BY...MATT MECKLENBURG
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150427.KETCH.01/FGF





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