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SPOT FORECAST FOR VERMILLION RIVER WMA...DNR WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
743 AM CDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...LIGHT RAIN WILL APPROACH THE BURN AREA BY IGNITION TIME
WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS INCREASING THROUGH THE MORNING. WITH THE RAIN AND CLOUD
COVER...TEMPS WILL RISE ONLY SLIGHTLY WITH RH VALUES REMAINING FAIRLY
STEADY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY THROUGH THE
                    DAY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
                    CHANCE OF RAIN 70 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........46 AT IGNITION...MAX 50.
RH..................53 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 53 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHEAST AT 12 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHEAST WINDS 12 TO 17
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO EXCELLENT (16200-65400).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000-2900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2700-3100 FT AGL
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 22 TO 31 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........MCLDY  CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY CLOUDY
WEATHER COV.....S CHC  CHANCE LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY LIKELY
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR
TEMP............42     46     47     49     50     47
RH..............57     53     56     56     61     68
20 FT WIND......SE 10  SE 11  SE 14  SE 14  SE 15  SE 15
20 FT WIND GUST.20     20     25     25     25     25
HAINES INDEX....5      5      5      4      2      2

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    EVENING. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE
                    NIGHT. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT. CHANCE OF RAIN NEAR 100 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 43.
RH..................MAX 93 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 11 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (52100-63700).

$$
FORECASTER...WFO MPX
REQUESTED BY...TIM PHARIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140423.VERMI.01/MPX








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