Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 051118
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BASS LAKE...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
618 AM CDT TUE MAY 5 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON MAY 05.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...EAST WINDS WILL BECOME SOUTHEAST AND INCREASE THIS
AFTERNOON. HUMIDITIES WILL FALL TO AROUND 25 PERCENT. CLOUDS WILL
INCREASE TODAY...BUT RAIN CHANCES WILL HOLD OFF UNTIL TONIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........68 AT IGNITION...MAX 72.
RH..................27 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 10 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST 6 TO 11 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO EXCELLENT (1700-62400) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (67900-109000) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300-5800 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 9 TO 17 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST 20
                    TO 22 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......CLEAR  CLEAR  MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............61     68     71     72     71     67
RH..............33     27     28     30     36     46
20 FT WIND......E 6    SE 8   SE 9   SE 9   SE 8   SE 8
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     20     20     15     15
HAINES INDEX....5      4      4      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 50 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 53.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (42300-107900) DECREASING TO
                    POOR TO GOOD (10900-42800) IN THE LATE EVENING
                    AND OVERNIGHT.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS LIKELY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 70
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 72.
RH..................MIN 61 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (21000-56600) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (68100-101000) EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO GOOD
                    (36900-40400) LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...BORGHOFF
REQUESTED BY...TONI AGUILAR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150505.BASSL.01/MPX



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