Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PIERCE LAKE...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1122 AM CDT FRI MAY 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON MAY 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...RAIN SHOWERS WILL GRADUALLY DIMINISH THROUGH ABOUT
NOON THEN CLOUD COVER WILL DECREASE THROUGH THE REST OF THE
AFTERNOON. RH VALUES WILL FALL TO THE MID 40S PERCENT AS TEMPERATURES
RISE INTO THE UPPER 60S.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. NUMEROUS RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN
                    THE MORNING. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........55 AT IGNITION...MAX 68.
RH..................66 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 11 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    SOUTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (44700-87900).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1900-3600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3400-5200 FT AGL
                    EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 20 TO 29 MPH DECREASING TO 18 TO 20
                    MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......CLOUDY MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....NUMRUS SCTTRD ISOLTD
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............55     61     67     68     65     59
RH..............66     60     50     51     56     64
20 FT WIND......S 9    SW 11  SW 10  SW 9   SW 7   S 6
20 FT WIND GUST.20     25     25     20     15     10
HAINES INDEX....3      4      3      3      3      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 47.
RH..................MAX 96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2400-40800).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2400 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL IN
                    THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 12 TO 20 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 81.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 5 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2900-30100) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (177100-185100).

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...ERIC EARHART
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150501.PIERC.01/MPX



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