Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SWEDE FOREST SNA...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
827 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUDS TODAY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES
ACROSS THE REGION. RH VALUES WILL BOTTOM OUT AROUND 20 PERCENT WITH
MAX TEMPS REACHING THE LOWER 70S. WINDS WILL COME FROM THE EAST TO
NORTHEAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY WITH SPEEDS IN THE 10-15 MPH RANGE.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........69 AT IGNITION...MAX 71.
RH..................23 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHEAST AT 10 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST
                    6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2400-47200) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (62300-78300) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5500-6600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 10 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM   10 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............67     69     71     69     63     57
RH..............28     23     20     22     30     38
20 FT WIND......NE 8   NE 8   E 6    E 7    E 6    E 5
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     15     10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47.
RH..................MAX 66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (51900-78100) DECREASING TO
                    POOR TO FAIR (2900-25600) EARLY IN THE EVENING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-5600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-2000 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 13 TO 16 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE
                    OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 67.
RH..................MIN 47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3400-47400) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (48600-80900) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...BRAD BOLDUAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150504.SWEDE.01/MPX


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