Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR STONE   RIVER...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
836 AM EDT FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1030 EDT ON MAY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...DRY WEATHER WILL CONTINUE INTO THE WEEKEND. DAYTIME
RH VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE 30-40 PERCENT RANGE EACH DAY. WINDS
WILL BE LIGHT TODAY...BUT THEN INCREASE TO 10-15 MPH FROM THE
SOUTHWEST OVER THE WEEKEND.

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED TO ARRIVE SUNDAY NIGHT AND
ARE EXPECTED TO LINGER INTO AT LEAST TUESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (10-20 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........60 AT IGNITION...MAX 65.
RH..................53 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 12 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11
                    MPH.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 9 TO 14 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 3700-4200
                    FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....300-600 (GOOD TO EXCELLENT).

TIME (EDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........14     15     15     13     11
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............55     63     64     65     63
RH..............53     43     38     35     38
20 FT WIND......NW 11  NW 12  NW 10  NW 11  NW 11
20 FT GUST......       15            15     15
HAINES INDEX....3      4      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 42.
RH..................MAX 82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 12 TO 14 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

TEMPERATURE.........MAX 70.
RH..................MIN 35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 12 TO 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...OSTUNO
REQUESTED BY...DON KLINGLER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.STONE.01/GRR




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