Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 021045
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 34 34 36...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
545 AM CDT SAT MAY 2 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MAY 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
MOSTLY SUNNY AND WARMER TODAY.  HIGH TEMPERATURE WARMING INTO THE UPPER 70S.
RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO AROUND 28 PERCENT BY MID AFTERNOON WITH
SOUTH WIND 6 TO 10 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........68 AT IGNITION...MAX 79.
RH..................44 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 8 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1500-35000) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (107500-112800).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 8000-9600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 7 TO 16 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............57     68     73     79     79     76
RH..............67     44     33     29     30     36
20 FT WIND......S 4    S 5    S 7    S 9    S 9    S 6
20 FT WIND GUST.5      10     15     15     15     10
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      5      5      5

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 20 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 56.
RH..................MAX 83 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE
                    MORNING.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LATE IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 77.
RH..................MIN 46 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

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FORECASTER...WFO MPX
REQUESTED BY...SETH GRIMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150502.UNIT3.01/MPX



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