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FNUS73 KUNR 311458
FWSUNR

SPOT FORECAST FOR WHALEY...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
858 AM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0900 MDT ON NOVEMBER 01.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...

A TIGHT PRESSURE GRADIENT WILL RESULT IN GUSTY SOUTH WINDS TODAY.
SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY WITH A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 48 AND
MINIMUM RELATIVE HUMIDITY OF 45 PERCENT.

WINDS WILL BE LIGHTER ON SATURDAY. WITH LOW MIXING HEIGHTS AND
WEAK TRANSPORT WINDS...SMOKE DISPERSAL WILL BE POOR.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 48.
MIN HUMIDITY........45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 15 MPH TO 20 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1200 TO 1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 25 TO 30 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MAX HUMIDITY........70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 300 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST AROUND 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.
MIN HUMIDITY........33 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 12 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED
                    FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300 TO 1600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

$$
FORECASTER...NWS
REQUESTED BY...STOVER  CHRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141101.WHALE.01/UNR






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