Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNCAS DUNES...MN DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
724 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 WITH LOW RELATIVE HUMIDITY IS
IN STORE FOR THE BURN SITE. MINIMUM HUMIDITY WILL REACH NEAR
20 PERCENT THIS AFTERNOON. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL BE MUCH LIGHTER
TODAY WITH SPEEDS LESS THAN 10 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........45 AT IGNITION...MAX 52.
RH..................28 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2000-49600) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (30800-60200) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900-5600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 7 TO 15 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............39     45     48     51     52     47
RH..............40     28     23     20     23     32
20 FT WIND......NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   NW 3   N 2
20 FT WIND GUST.                            5      5
HAINES INDEX....5      4      4      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF SNOW
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
                    50 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 35.
RH..................MAX 69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY IN
                    THE MORNING.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING. RAIN LIKELY THROUGH THE DAY. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 51.
RH..................MIN 52 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3000-48000) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (58400-108200) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2900-4500 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 14 TO 23 MPH INCREASING TO 23 TO 28
                    MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...HILTBRAND
REQUESTED BY...RUSS SMITH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150423.UNCAS.01/MPX


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