452  
FNUS73 KDLH 221745  
FWSDLH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR NAMEKAGON BUTTERFLY RX...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
1245 PM CDT SAT APR 22 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON APRIL 22.  
IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST...  
PLEASE CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
SKIES WILL BE SUNNY REST OF THE AFTERNOON WITH ONLY  
HIGH CLOUDS EXPECTED. WINDS BE OUT OF THE WEST THIS AFTERNOON.  
WINDS SPEEDS WILL BE 5-7 MPH AT NOON INCREASING TO 10 TO 15  
MPH BY AFTERNOON. RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES WILL DROP INTO THE MID-20S  
PERCENT RANGE BY MID-AFTERNOON.  
 
THE CLOUDS WILL BE ON THE INCREASE TONIGHT OUT AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT  
THAT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE BURN AREA WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS  
AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 68.  
MIN HUMIDITY........21 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH INCREASING TO 10 TO 12 MPH  
IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP TO 18 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......5200 FT AGL INCREASING TO 7700 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD (53600 KNOT-FT) INCREASING TO EXCELLENT  
(117700 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY COVER.......CLR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR MCR  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............59 63 64 66 68 66 64  
RH..............30 26 23 22 21 24 27  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW W W W W W W  
20 FT WIND SPD..5 10 10 10 10 10 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.18 16 16 17 17 17 16  
MIX HGT (KFT)...3.6 5.2 6.8 7.1 7.4 7.7 7.1  
TRANSP WIND DIR.W W W W W W W  
TRANSP WIND SPD.15 15 15 15 15 15 20  
SDSPL KT-FT/100054 76 97 102 107 114 118  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. A  
SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AFTER MIDNIGHT. A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE MORNING. CHANCE  
OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........94 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH EARLY IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 0 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (104300-117300 KNOT-FT)  
DECREASING TO POOR TO FAIR (200-14800 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY COVER.......MCLEAR MCLEAR MCLEAR PCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
WEATHER COV..... S CHC S CHC S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............63 57 48 45 44 40  
RH..............24 41 68 77 81 85  
20 FT WIND......W 5 W 5 SW 0 NW 0 N 0 N 0  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 7 3 3 3 3  
MIX HGT (FT)....6500 4100 300 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..W 20 W 15 SW 0 NW 0 N 0 N 0  
SDSPL KT-FT/1000117 52 1 0 0 1  
   
SUNDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN THE  
MORNING, THEN A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE MORNING. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE  
IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 45.  
MIN HUMIDITY........57 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING NORTHEAST AROUND 5 MPH  
WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 12 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
SKY COVER.......MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
WEATHER COV.....CHANCE CHANCE S CHC S CHC S CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR NONE RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............35 36 42 44 44 45  
RH..............94 88 71 60 57 59  
20 FT WIND......NE 0 NE 5 NE 5 NE 5 NE 5 NE 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 7 13 13 13 14  
 

 
FORECASTER...MIKE  
REQUESTED BY...DAVID SLOAN  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1707510.0/DLH  
.EMAIL DSLOAN@FS.FED.US  
 
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