Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Grand Rapids, MI

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FNUS73 KGRR 182230
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FIRE WEATHER PLANNING FORECAST FOR RED SQUIRREL...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND RAPIDS MI
630 PM EDT SAT APR 18 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1758 EDT ON APRIL 18.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...LITTLE CHANGE IN WIND DIRECTIONS EXPECTED FROM NOW
THROUGH THE OVERNIGHT HOURS. RAIN WILL OVERSPREAD THE AREA FROM
SOUTH TO NORTH REACHING THE BURN AREA AROUND NOON OR SHORTLY AFTER
ON SUNDAY.


.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY (30-40 PERCENT).
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 40.
RH..................MAX 60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 16 TO 21 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300-3800 FT AGL DECREASING TO 700-1200 FT AGL
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
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.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....200-600 (FAIR TO EXCELLENT) DECREASING TO
                    100-200 (POOR TO FAIR) AFTER MIDNIGHT.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY (65-75 PERCENT) THEN BECOMING
                    CLOUDY (90-100 PERCENT). CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    THROUGH MID AFTERNOON. RAIN SHOWERS LATE IN THE
                    DAY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 66.
RH..................MIN 32 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 20 TO 24 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......2700-3200 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 4 OR OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR
                    LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....100-500 (POOR TO GOOD) INCREASING TO 500-800
                    (GOOD TO EXCELLENT) LATE IN THE DAY.
EYE LEVEL WINDS.....EAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...TJT
REQUESTED BY...JAE NAUGLE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150418.REDSQ.01/GRR






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