Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR BUTTERNUT PRAIRIE SNA...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
918 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY SUNNY AND DRY.  NORTH TO NORTHWEST WIND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH RELATIVE
HUMIDITY DROPPING TO 27 PERCENT BY 4 PM.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........70 AT IGNITION...MAX 73.
RH..................39 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2300-50200) INCREASING TO GOOD
                    (39700-58900) EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5700-7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 TO 10 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............64     70     72     73     70     66
RH..............50     39     33     30     33     43
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 6   NW 6   NW 6   N 4    N 4
20 FT WIND GUST.5      9      9      9      5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      5      6      6

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 53.
RH..................MAX 64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2500-33800).

$$
FORECASTER...WFO MPX
REQUESTED BY...BRAD BOLDUAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150417.BUTTE.01/MPX



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