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SPOT FORECAST FOR PAUL BUNYAN...THE NATURE CONSERVANCY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
705 AM CDT FRI OCT 24 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON OCTOBER 24.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...MOSTLY CLEAR SKIES WILL PREVAIL FOR MUCH OF THE DAY...
WITH SOME CLOUDS RETURNING BY MID-TO-LATE AFTERNOON. NO PRECIPITATION
IS EXPECTED. WINDS WILL SLOWLY SHIFT FROM SSW TO WSW AS THE DAY
PROGRESSES WITH SUSTAINED SPEEDS IN THE 5-10 MPH RANGE WITH GUSTS
10-15 MPH.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........53 AT IGNITION...MAX 72.
RH..................66 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTH AT 6 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 9 MPH EARLY
                    IN THE MORNING.
HAINES INDEX........6 OR HIGH AT IGNITION...MAX 6.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (1700-39000) INCREASING TO GOOD TO
                    EXCELLENT (44600-72700) EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO FAIR (19900)
                    LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2000 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2800-4400 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 1600 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      8 AM   10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............45     53     62     68     72     66
RH..............86     66     54     40     34     42
20 FT WIND......S 4    S 5    SW 6   SW 7   SW 8   SW 6
20 FT WIND GUST.5             10     10     15     10
HAINES INDEX....5      6      6      6      6      6

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 43.
RH..................MAX 70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2600-4100).
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 58.
RH..................MIN 34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (3500-41100) INCREASING TO FAIR TO
                    EXCELLENT (20500-66800) IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-2200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500-3700 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON...THEN DECREASING TO 1400 FT
                    AGL LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...CALDERONE
REQUESTED BY...TONI AGUILAR
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141024.PAULB.01/MPX








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