Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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SPOT FORECAST FOR TA 10...DEPT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
1034 AM CDT MON MAY 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1230 CDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...PLENTY OF SUNSHINE TODAY WITH VERY LITTLE CLOUD COVER
AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES ACROSS THE REGION. RH VALUES WILL BOTTOM OUT
IN THE 21-25 PERCENT RANGE WITH MAX TEMPS HITTING THE UPPER 60S.
WINDS WILL COME FROM THE NORTH TO NORTHEAST THROUGHOUT THE DAY WITH
SPEEDS GENERALLY 10 MPH OR LESS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........65 AT IGNITION...MAX 68.
RH..................27 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 22 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST 5 TO 7 MPH IN
                    THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON...THEN BECOMING
                    LIGHT LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1300-50500) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (34100-66800) IN THE LATE MORNING AND
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7400-8000 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHEAST 6 TO 15 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TSTM COV........
TEMP............60     64     66     68     65     57
RH..............35     27     23     22     27     37
20 FT WIND......N 6    N 5    N 5    NE 4   NE 3   NE 2
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10            5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      4      4

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 41.
RH..................MAX 70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1100-31700).
MIXING HEIGHT.......7100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 7 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF
                    PRECIPITATION 30 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 68.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHEAST 7 TO 12 MPH.
                    GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW TO OR LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1800-45100) INCREASING TO
                    EXCELLENT (122100-135300).

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...JASON LINKERT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150504.TA10_.01/MPX


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