601  
FNUS73 KMPX 181532  
FWSMPX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR SHERBURNE PILES...US FWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
932 AM CST THU JAN 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON JANUARY 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........29 AT IGNITION...MAX 35.  
RH..................78 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 69 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS SOUTHWEST AT 6 MPH AT  
IGNITION...OTHERWISE SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH  
IN THE LATE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 600-1300 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH.  
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 8 TO 13 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /5300 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...FAIR  
/14300 KNOT-FT/.  
HAINES INDEX........5 OR MODERATE AT IGNITION...MAX 5.  
 
TIME (CST) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
TEMP............29 31 33 34 34 35 34 31  
RH..............78 75 72 72 72 69 72 78  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW W W W SW SW SW SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..6 6 6 6 5 4 4 3  
20 FT WIND GUST. 10 10 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.6 0.9 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.3 1.1 0.8  
TRANSP WIND DIR.W W W W SW SW SW SW  
TRANSP WIND SPD.10 12 13 13 12 10 9 8  
MIXING WIND DIR.W W W W SW SW SW SW  
MIXING WIND SPD.10 12 13 13 12 10 9 8  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 5 5 5 5  
SDSPL KT-FT/10005 9 14 14 13 12 9 6  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 21.  
RH..................MAX 92 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 7 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 7 TO 8 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (1500 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CST) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
TEMP............30 27 24 21 21 22  
RH..............75 81 84 92 92 92  
20 FT WIND......SW 3 SW 3 SW 3 S 3 S 3 S 3  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 5 5 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....500 300 300 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..SW 7 SW 7 SW 7 S 7 S 7 S 7  
MIXING WIND.....SW 7 SW 7 SW 7 S 7 S 7 S 7  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/10003 2 2 2 2 2  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 39.  
RH..................MIN 70 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........LIGHT WINDS BECOMING SOUTHWEST 5 TO 6 MPH EARLY  
IN THE MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHWEST 9 TO 14 MPH.  
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 9 TO 14 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR (2000 KNOT-FT).  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR LOW TO OR MODERATE.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 AM 8 AM 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
TEMP............24 26 30 36 39 38  
RH..............84 85 81 72 73 73  
20 FT WIND......S 4 S 5 S 5 S 6 SW 5 SW 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.5 10  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 300 300 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..S 9 S 10 S 13 S 14 SW 12 SW 10  
MIXING WIND.....S 9 S 10 S 13 S 14 SW 12 SW 10  
HAINES INDEX....5 5 5 5 5 5  
SDSPL KT-FT/10002 2 3 3 3 2  
 

 
FORECASTER...WFO MPX  
REQUESTED BY...KRIS LARSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1800562.0/MPX  
.EMAIL KRIS_LARSON@FWS.GOV  
 
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