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000
FNUS73 KMPX 151326
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR BRADSHAW 9...MN DNR WILDLIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
826 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH AT IGNITION TIME WILL BECOME SOUTHERLY
BY 5 PM. THE TRICKY PART IS THAT THERE COULD BE A WINDOW OF TIME
WHERE WINDS GO LIGHT AND VARIABLE BETWEEN 2 AND 5 PM DURING THE TRANSITION
TO SOUTHERLY FLOW. MORNING SUNSHINE WILL GIVE WAY TO INCREASING MID
AND HIGH CLOUDS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
APPROACHES. SOUTHEAST WINDS BECOME STOUT OVERNIGHT WITH GUSTS AND SNOW
SHOWERS DEVELOPING AFTER MIDNIGHT.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........30 AT IGNITION...MAX 39.
RH..................38 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 7 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO EXCELLENT (38700-63500).
MIXING HEIGHT.......3200-4900 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5300-6200 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 9 TO 16 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      9 AM   11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............25     30     34     38     39     37
RH..............46     38     35     31     31     37
20 FT WIND......NW 6   NW 5   W 5    W 5    SW 5   S 5
20 FT WIND GUST.10
HAINES INDEX....4      4      3      4      4      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. CHANCE OF
                    SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW 30
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 31.
RH..................MAX 72 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (10600-43200).

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...TIM KOPPELMAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.BRADS.01/MPX









000
FNUS73 KMPX 151312
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR SHOP UNITS...U.S. FWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
812 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 CDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

LIGHT WEST NORTHWEST WINDS WILL GRADUALLY BACK TO SOUTHWEST BY MID AFTERNOON...
THEN BACK FURTHER TO SOUTHERLY IN DIRECTION BY THIS EVENING. SPEEDS WILL REMAIN
AROUND 5 MPH THROUGH SUNSET. MORNING SUNSHINE WILL GIVE WAY TO INCREASING MID
AND HIGH CLOUDS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
APPROACHES.


.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........33 AT IGNITION...MAX 38.
RH..................30 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 5 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    WEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH UNTIL LATE AFTERNOON
                    BECOMING LIGHT.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (30100-54000).
MIXING HEIGHT.......3800-5600 FT AGL INCREASING TO 5800-6600 FT AGL
                    IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 7 TO 14 MPH.

TIME (CDT)      11 AM  1 PM   3 PM   5 PM   7 PM   9 PM
SKY (%).........MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............29     33     36     38     36     32
RH..............35     30     27     25     29     37
20 FT WIND......NW 5   W 5    SW 4   S 4    SE 4   SE 4
20 FT WIND GUST.              5      5      5      5
HAINES INDEX....4      4      4      4      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW AFTER MIDNIGHT. SNOW LIKELY
                    EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE OF SNOW 60
                    PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 29.
RH..................MAX 69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING EAST 10 TO 15 MPH WITH
                    GUSTS TO AROUND 25 MPH IN THE LATE EVENING AND
                    OVERNIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2200-33200).

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW THROUGH THE DAY. RAIN IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 90 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 36.
RH..................MIN 63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 25 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...SCHMIT
REQUESTED BY...SETH GRIMM
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.SHOPU.01/MPX









000
FNUS73 KMPX 151226
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR BLUE MOUNDS...U.S. FWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
726 AM CDT TUE APR 15 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A GOOD DAY TO GET A BURN IN FOR THIS SITE AS ACCUMULATING SNOW IS
EXPECTED LATE TONIGHT OR CERTAINLY BY TOMORROW MORNING. MANY
AIRPORTS NEAR THE BURN SITE ARE NEAR CALM OR HAVE A LIGHT
NORTHERLY WIND THIS MORNING. BEFORE NOON...THE WIND FORECAST IS
MORE UNCERTAIN GIVEN HOW WEAK THE WIND IS. WE ARE MORE CONFIDENT IN A
S-SE WIND BETWEEN 2PM AND 4PM. SHOULD BE PLENTY OF SUN TODAY WITH
HIGH CLOUDS BY THE AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........31 AT IGNITION...MAX 38.
RH..................37 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 31 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 4 MPH AT
                    IGNITION...OTHERWISE LIGHT WINDS BECOMING
                    SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 3.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (7800-57600).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1300-3200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4200-4900 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 6 TO 13 MPH SHIFTING TO THE SOUTHEAST
                    AROUND 16 MPH LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (CDT)      10 AM  NOON   2 PM   4 PM   6 PM   8 PM
SKY (%).........PCLDY  PCLDY  PCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY  MCLDY
WEATHER COV.....
WEATHER TYPE....NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE   NONE
TEMP............25     31     35     38     38     36
RH..............45     37     32     31     34     40
20 FT WIND......W 3    S 4   S 5    SE 8   SE 9   SE 10
20 FT WIND GUST.5      5             15     15     15
HAINES INDEX....3      3      3      3      3      3

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SNOW LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
                    CHANCE OF SNOW 60 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 30.
RH..................MAX 78 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 14 TO 19 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SNOW IN THE MORNING...THEN SNOW LIKELY
                    IN THE AFTERNOON. RAIN LIKELY EARLY IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION 80 PERCENT.
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 36.
RH..................MIN 63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 13 TO 18 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30
                    MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2 TO 3 OR OR VERY LOW.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (41900-59800).
MIXING HEIGHT.......1600-3100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST 28 TO 36 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTHEAST 23
                    TO 26 MPH IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.

$$
FORECASTER...FRANKS
REQUESTED BY...PHIL MILLETTE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.BLUEM.01/MPX










000
FNUS73 KMPX 142057
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR LINCOLN...U.S. FWS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
357 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...SURFACE HIGH PRESSURE WILL PREVAIL OVER THE BURN
SITE TUESDAY MORNING AND THEN DRIFT OFF TO THE EAST DURING THE
AFTERNOON. A LIGHT AND VARIABLE WIND TUESDAY MORNING WILL BECOME
SOUTH BY AFTERNOON AND INCREASE TO 5 TO 10 MPH. MINIMUM HUMIDITY
READINGS TUESDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE IN THE 30 TO 35 PERCENT RANGE.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 22.
RH..................MAX 71 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 25 MPH BECOMING LIGHT.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT (164400-195700) DECREASING TO FAIR
                    (24200).

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........35 AT IGNITION...MAX 42.
RH..................41 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 5 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE
                    LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO EXCELLENT (16000-60200).
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300-3800 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4500-5700 FT AGL
                    IN THE LATE MORNING AND AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 8 TO 15 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...HILTBRAND
REQUESTED BY...DAN PAULSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.LINCO.01/MPX







000
FNUS73 KMPX 141813
FWSMPX

SPOT FORECAST FOR SHAKOPEE PRAIRIE BURNS...BIA MIDWEST REGION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN
113 PM CDT MON APR 14 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON APRIL 15.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL BE LIGHT FROM THE WEST SOUTHWEST AT THE BEGINNING OF THE
BURN. WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE SOUTH AND SOUTHEAST BY THE MID TO
LATE AFTERNOON AND INCREASE TO AROUND 10 MPH. OTHERWISE...NO OTHER
WEATHER CONCERNS WITH INCREASING CLOUDINESS DURING THE AFTERNOON.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
TEMPERATURE.........33 AT IGNITION...MAX 39.
RH..................38 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS WEST AT 5 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE
                    LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTH 5 TO 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 5.
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (36100-52100).

$$
FORECASTER...TAGGART
REQUESTED BY...MARTY CASSELLIUS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140415.SHAKO.01/MPX









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