Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR MUD LAKE PRESCRIBED FIRE...MNDNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
828 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0930 CDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A SUNNY DAY IS IN STORE FOR THE BURN SITE ALONG WITH LOW
RELATIVE HUMIDITY. MINIMUM HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DECLINE TO THE
20 TO 25 PERCENT BY THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE
MUCH LIGHTER TODAY WITH SPEEDS OF 10 MPH OR LESS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........42 AT IGNITION...MAX 51.
RH..................40 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 7 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2600-50200) INCREASING TO GOOD
                    (36800-59100) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4800-5900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 8 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............32     39     44     47     50     51
RH..............54     40     30     26     24     24
20 FT WIND......NW 2   NW 5   NW 6   NW 6   NW 5   NW 4
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     10     10     5
HAINES INDEX....5      5      4      3      3      3

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...MARSHALL DETERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150423.MUDLA.01/MPX


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