Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Twin Cities, MN

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FNUS73 KMPX 241319
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PRAIRIE ISLAND RX BURN...BIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
819 AM CDT FRI APR 24 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
THE THREAT FOR SHOWERS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE LATE THIS MORNING
WITH SHOWERS LIKELY THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. SOUTHEAST WINDS
WILL ALSO BE ON THE INCREASE WITH SPEEDS OF 10 TO 15 MPH BY IGNITION
TIME.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    DAY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........51 AT IGNITION...MAX 51.
RH..................42 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 11 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 6 TO 11
                    MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3500-43400) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (55500-75400) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3000 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 16 TO 25 MPH INCREASING TO 26 TO 29
                    MPH EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY COVER.......CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  CHANCE CHANCE LIKELY CHANCE CHANCE
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TSTM COV........ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD ISOLTD
TEMP............47     51     51     51     50     48
RH..............43     42     48     54     58     65
20 FT WIND......SE 8   SE 9   SE 9   SE 8   SE 7   SE 7
20 FT WIND GUST.15     20     20     15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....4      3      3      2      2      2

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...MARTY CASSELLIUS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150424.PRAIR.01/MPX


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