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FNUS73 KUNR 131526
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SPOT FORECAST FOR PRAIRIE RX-UNITB...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RAPID CITY SD
826 AM MST SAT DEC 13 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 0735 MST ON DECEMBER 13.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE CONTACT THE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE IN RAPID CITY.

.DISCUSSION...MILD WEATHER WILL CONTINUE ONE MORE DAY ACROSS THE
AREA...BEFORE A COLD FRONT BRINGS MUCH COOLER WEATHER ALONG WITH
WIND AND CHANCES FOR SNOW. WESTERLY WINDS OF 5 TO 15 MPH WILL
CONTINUE THROUGH MOST OF THE AFTERNOON. A COLD FRONT WILL SLIDE
INTO THE AREA THIS EVENING (5-7 PM). WINDS WILL VEERING NORTHWEST
BEHIND THE FRONT...REMAINING IN THE 5 TO 15 MPH RANGE. WINDS WILL
INCREASE ON SUNDAY...AND BECOME SUSTAINED AT 10 TO 15 MPH...WITH
GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH...MOST GUSTY ON RIDGE TOPS AND NORTH AND WEST
ASPECTS. DRY WEATHER CAN BE EXPECTED THROUGH MOST OF SUNDAY...WITH
CHANCES FOR SNOW ARRIVING SUNDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUING INTO MONDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 64.
MIN HUMIDITY........17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1000 TO 1500 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO FAIR.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 31.
MAX HUMIDITY........82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......100 TO 600 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 6 TO 10 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.
MIN HUMIDITY........65 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH...WITH GUSTS TO 25
                    MPH.
CWR.................8 PERCENT.
HAINES INDEX........2 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME
                    DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1400 TO 1900 FT AGL.
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 20 TO 25 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR.

$$
FORECASTER...JC
REQUESTED BY...STOVER  CHRIS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141213.PRAIR.01/UNR







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