Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PFS...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
620 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE THREAT FOR SHOWERS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE
LATE THIS MORNING WITH SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING.
SOUTHEAST WINDS WILL ALSO BE ON THE INCREASE WITH SPEEDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH
BY AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN LATE IN THE
                    MORNING. RAIN LIKELY LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........50 AT IGNITION...MAX 50.
RH..................41 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 13 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 8 TO 13
                    MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2300-50400) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (39500-66400) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2100 FT AGL INCREASING TO 1800-2900 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 18 MPH INCREASING TO 21 TO 26
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY
WEATHER COV.....       S CHC  CHANCE LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TSTM COV........
TEMP............49     50     49     49     48     46
RH..............36     41     48     54     60     71
20 FT WIND......SE 9   SE 10  SE 10  SE 9   SE 8   E 8
20 FT WIND GUST.20     25     20     20     15     15
HAINES INDEX....4      3      2      2      2      2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN. CHANCE OF RAIN 50
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 39.
RH..................MAX 82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 6 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR (13600-28000).

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN IN THE
                    MORNING. CHANCE OF RAIN 20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 52.
RH..................MIN 43 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (35900-85000) DECREASING TO
                    FAIR (25700) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500-3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400-5000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 1800 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 20 TO 28 MPH DECREASING TO 16 TO 17 MPH
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...HILTBRAND
REQUESTED BY...KEMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150424.PFS__.01/MPX



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