Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SMSC RX FIRE...BIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
654 AM CDT THU APR 23 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 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 BE IN THE 20 TO 25 PERCENT
RANGE FROM LATE MORNING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE
MUCH LIGHTER TODAY WITH SPEEDS OF 10 MPH OR LESS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........46 AT IGNITION...MAX 53.
RH..................25 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH...THEN BECOMING LIGHT LATE
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2500-49200) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (32000-64600) LATE IN THE MORNING.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4700-5700 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 TO 14 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  CLEAR  MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............40     46     49     52     53     48
RH..............37     25     22     20     22     30
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   W 3    SW 2
20 FT WIND GUST.                            5      5
HAINES INDEX....5      4      4      3      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN AND SNOW AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 35.
RH..................MAX 66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 5 TO 6 MPH AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR (1500-25900).

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY. CHANCE OF RAIN 60
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 51.
RH..................MIN 54 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-40400) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (97400-106100).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800-4100 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 14 TO 21 MPH INCREASING TO 24 TO 31
                    MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...HILTBRAND
REQUESTED BY...SHAWN KELLEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150423.SMSCR.01/MPX



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