Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR 6E CANARY...DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
802 AM EDT SUN APR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1800 EDT ON APRIL 26.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING FAIR AND DRY WEATHER TODAY.
NORTH WINDS THIS MORNING WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST AND BECOME
GUSTY THIS AFTERNOON. THE WIND SHIFT WILL BE ASSOCIATED WITH THE
LAKE BREEZE MOVING IN OFF OF LAKE MICHIGAN. SOME WIND GUSTS THIS
AFTERNOON MAY REACH 20 TO 25 MPH. THE NORTHWEST WINDS THIS
AFTERNOON WILL BE FUNNELING DOWN THE LENGTH OF LAKE MICHIGAN WHICH
WILL LEAD TO A PERIOD OF GUSTY WINDS THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY (15-25 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........51 AT IGNITION...MAX 53.
RH..................50 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 15 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 14 TO 24
                    MPH.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700-5200 FT
                    AGL...THEN DECREASING TO 1600 FT AGL AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE 1900-2400 FT AGL LATE IN
                    THE DAY.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....0-400 (POOR TO GOOD) INCREASING TO 400-800
                    (GOOD TO EXCELLENT)...THEN DECREASING TO
                    100-300 (POOR TO GOOD) LATE IN THE DAY.

TIME (EDT)      6 PM
SKY (%).........33
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE
TEMP............51
RH..............50
20 FT WIND......NW 17
20 FT GUST......24
HAINES INDEX....4

$$
FORECASTER...DUKE
REQUESTED BY...LEE OSTERLAND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150426.6ECAN.01/GRR






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