Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PETERSBURG2 RX...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1028 AM EDT WED APR 1 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1600 EDT ON APRIL 01.

IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...RESIDUAL SHALLOW FOG FROM THE MORNING STILL REMAINS
BUT HAS BEEN MIXING OUT OVER THE LAST COUPLE HOURS. DAYTIME
HEATING IS RAMPING UP WITH WILL ACCELERATE THE CLEARING TREND. LIGHT
DRY EAST FLOW AND WARMING TEMPERATURES WILL ALLOW AFTERNOON RH
VALUES TO FALL TO AROUND 40 TO 50 PERCENT.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY (25-35 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    LATE.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST
                    LATE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 8 TO 9 MPH...BECOMING SOUTHEAST AROUND 8
                    MPH EARLY THIS EVENING.
HAINES INDEX........3 TO 5 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL
                    FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
VENTILATION RATE....EXCELLENT (MAX...42300).

TIME (EDT)      4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
SKY (%).........28  32  33  35
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............59  59  56  53
RH..............42  43  44  50
20 FT WIND DIR..S   SE  SE  SE
20 FT WIND SPD..6   7   7   8
20 FT WIND GUST.10  10  10  15
EYE LVL WND DIR.S   SE  SE  SE
EYE LVL WND SPD.5   5   5   6
EYE LVL WND GST.10  10  10  15
HAINES INDEX....4   3   3   4
VRATE (KT-FT)...40900355002510012200

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR (25-35 PERCENT).
MIN TEMPERATURE.....41-46.
MAX HUMIDITY........74 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 7 TO 14 MPH.
VENTILATION RATE....POOR (MIN...0).

TIME (EDT)      8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM   6 AM
SKY (%).........37     32     28     24     20     25
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............50     45     44     45     46     47
RH..............59     71     71     68     63     63
20 FT WIND DIR..SE     SE     S      S      S      S
20 FT WIND SPD..8      7      7      9      9      10
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     15     15     15
VRATE (KT-FT)...1600   0      900    1700   1500   1800

$$
FORECASTER...KOOK
REQUESTED BY...LEE OSTERLAND
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150401.PETER.02/DTX



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