Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 011052
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BETTERLY SOUTH...FWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
552 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY CLOUDY TODAY WITH A CHANCE OF WIDELY SCATTERED SHOWERS DEVELOPING
LATE MORNING AND CONTINUING INTO THE AFTERNOON. TEMPERATURES WARMING TO
THE MID 60S WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO AROUND 45 PERCENT THROUGH
MID AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE MORNING. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN
                    THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........63 AT IGNITION...MAX 66.
RH..................46 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 7 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-49800) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (61100-86300) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1700 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4500-5500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 14 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....       ISOLTD SCTTRD ISOLTD ISOLTD S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........
TEMP............58     63     65     66     65     61
RH..............42     46     48     47     50     58
20 FT WIND......S 6    SW 7   SW 7   SW 7   S 5    S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10
HAINES INDEX....5      5      4      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 20
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47.
RH..................MAX 96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (19700-55200) DECREASING TO POOR
                    (900-2000) IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 81.
RH..................MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1000-29300) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (108200-128200).

$$
FORECASTER...WFO MPX
REQUESTED BY...KEMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.BETTE.01/MPX


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