Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 231401
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SPOT FORECAST FOR LOST VALLEY...MNDNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
901 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A SUNNY DAY WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS
IN STORE FOR THE BURN SITE. MINIMUM HUMIDITY WILL REACH NEAR
20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE MUCH LIGHTER
TODAY WITH SPEEDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........46 AT IGNITION...MAX 52.
RH..................28 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (6900-36800) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (42200-72100) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......900-2800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300-5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 9 TO 17 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............41     46     49     51     52     47
RH..............39     28     23     21     24     31
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   NW 3   N 2
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     5      5
HAINES INDEX....5      5      4      3      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
                    20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 33.
RH..................MAX 66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SNOW EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE MORNING...THEN
                    RAIN LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 52.
RH..................MIN 51 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...RUSS SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150423.LOSTV.01/MPX



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