Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR RAMSEY LANDFILL...STATE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
903 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON MAY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A BROKEN LINE OF SHOWERS WILL PUSH ACROSS THE AREA
THIS MORNING WITH MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON. RH VALUES
WILL BOTTOM OUT IN THE UPPER 40S PERCENT WITH TEMPERATURES RISING
INTO THE MID 60S.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN
                    THE MORNING. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 50 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........62 AT IGNITION...MAX 67.
RH..................56 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 8 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2400-46100) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (49300-73500) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4600-5300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 12 TO 18 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....SCTTRD SCTTRD ISOLTD ISOLTD S CHC
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............56     62     66     67     65     62
RH..............59     56     50     49     50     56
20 FT WIND......S 6    S 6    S 6    S 5    S 4    SE 2
20 FT WIND GUST.10     15     15     10     5      5
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      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 93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1100-37200).
MIXING HEIGHT.......2900-4200 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1600 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE EVENING.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 80.
RH..................MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 8 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1300-46500) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (64100-109000) IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...RED ROCK FIRE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.RAMSE.01/MPX



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