Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 171459
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SPOT FORECAST FOR MAPLE RIVER...MNDNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
959 AM CDT FRI APR 17 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 17.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
DRY WITH SOME HIGH CLOUDS THIS AFTERNOON.  NORTH TO NORTHWEST
WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH WITH RELATIVE HUMIDITY DROPPING TO 25 TO 30 PERCENT
THIS AFTERNOON.
.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........72 AT IGNITION...MAX 74.
RH..................37 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 29 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING BECOMING LIGHT...THEN
                    BECOMING NORTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE LATE
                    MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2000-47500) INCREASING TO GOOD
                    (40700-59000) EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800-7400 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 7 TO 9 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............66     72     73     74     71     66
RH..............42     37     33     30     35     45
20 FT WIND......NW 4   NW 5   NW 5   NW 5   N 4    N 4
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10            5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      5      5      5      5      6

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54.
RH..................MAX 64 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2300-35200).

$$
FORECASTER...WFO MPX
REQUESTED BY...TIM KOPPELMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150417.MAPLE.01/MPX


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