Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Detroit/Pontiac, MI

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HIGHLANDS...MI DNR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DETROIT/PONTIAC MI
1139 AM EDT MON APR 27 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1500 EDT ON APRIL 27.

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

.DISCUSSION...CLOUDY AND COOL CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON UNDER
PERSISTENT NORTHERLY WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY (80-90 PERCENT).
MAX TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 7 TO 12 MPH.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 15 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3600 FT AGL...INCREASING TO 6400 FT AGL.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
VENTILATION RATE....EXCELLENT (MAX...1100).

TIME (EDT)      2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM 7PM
SKY (%).........82  80  79  77  76  74
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....
TEMP............52  53  54  54  53  52
RH..............48  43  41  41  42  45
20 FT WIND DIR..N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..12  12  11  10  10  8
20 FT WIND GUST.25  25  25  20  20  15
MIX HGT (KFT)...6.2 6.4 6.4 6.2 5.8 5.2
HAINES INDEX....3   3   3   3   3   3
VRATE (KT-FT)...11001000900 800 800 700

.TONIGHT...

MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........87 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING NORTHWEST
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT...THEN BECOMING LIGHT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT...BECOMING NORTH 5 TO 10 MPH LATE.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 7 TO 16 MPH...DECREASING TO 2 TO 6 MPH BY
                    MIDNIGHT.

TIME (EDT)      8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM   6 AM
TEMP............50     47     44     41     40     40
RH..............50     59     66     72     76     80
20 FT WIND DIR..N      N      N      W      NW     N
20 FT WIND SPD..7      6      5      3      5      6
20 FT WIND GUST.15     10

$$
FORECASTER...RICHTER
REQUESTED BY...JIM FISHER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150427.HIGHL.01/DTX



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