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SPOT FORECAST FOR BISON PILE BURN...FORT TOTTEN AGENCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND
941 AM CDT FRI AUG 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON AUGUST 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE DEVILS LAKE REGION LATE THIS
MORNING INTO THE EARLY AFTERNOON. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND A FEW
THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE FRONT AS IT MOVES THROUGH.
TONIGHT INTO SATURDAY LOOK DRY AS HIGH PRESSURE MOVES IN...THEN A
STRONGER SYSTEM WILL MOVE THROUGH OVERNIGHT SATURDAY NIGHT INTO
SUNDAY GIVING A GOOD CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. FOR
NEXT MONDAY THROUGH WEDNESDAY LOOK FOR MAINLY DRY CONDITIONS WITH
TEMPERATURES NEAR SEASONAL NORMALS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-57 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 20
                    MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 10 TO 12 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHWEST 12
                    TO 20 MPH EARLY IN THE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING
                    TO THE NORTH 22 TO 25 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM
SKY (%).........63  67  70  71  68  63  56  49  42
WEATHER COV.....ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
WEATHER TYPE....RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW  RW
TSTM COV........ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO ISO
TEMP............68  69  71  72  72  73  73  72  72
RH..............87  84  76  71  68  64  62  61  57
20 FT WIND DIR..W   NW  N   N   N   N   N   N   N
20 FT WIND SPD..10  11  12  13  13  13  13  12  11
20 FT WIND GUST.15  15  20  20  20  20  20  20  20

$$
FORECASTER...GODON
REQUESTED BY...MELVIN KNUTSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140829.BISON.01/FGF







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