Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 051041
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SPOT FORECAST FOR UNIT 34...USFWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
541 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 30 PERCENT. CLOUDS WILL
INCREASE TODAY...BUT RAIN CHANCES WILL HOLD OFF UNTIL TONIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........71 AT IGNITION...MAX 72.
RH..................30 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 30 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 GOOD (1900-31300) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (55900-105600) IN THE LATE MORNING
                    AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5400-6000 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  MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............62     71     72     71     72     67
RH..............35     30     33     36     38     49
20 FT WIND......E 7    SE 8   SE 8   SE 9   SE 8   SE 7
20 FT WIND GUST.15     15     15     20     15     15
HAINES INDEX....5      4      3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE LATE
                    EVENING AND OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION
                    50 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 54.
RH..................MAX 86 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS 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 60
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 73.
RH..................MIN 59 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 25 MPH
                    LATE IN THE MORNING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.

$$
FORECASTER...BORGHOFF
REQUESTED BY...SETH GRIMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150505.UNIT3.01/MPX



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