669  
FNUS73 KMPX 211623  
FWSMPX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST RANGE...MN DEPT OF MILITARY AFFAIRS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
1123 AM CDT TUE MAR 21 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 CDT ON MARCH 21.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
GOOD MORNING AGAIN JASON. AS MENTIONED EARLIER...OTHER THAN THE  
CHILLY TEMPERATURES SHOULD BE IDEAL CONDITIONS FOR BURNING. EXPECT A  
PERSISTENT NORTHERLY WIND AT AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH WITH MOSTLY SUNNY  
SKIES. A FEW LOW CLOUDS WILL MOVE IN LATER THIS AFTERNOON. RH  
VALUES WILL BE AROUND 30 PERCENT. IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS GIVE  
US A CALL AT 952-361-6671.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........27 AT IGNITION...MAX 33.  
RH..................42 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 28 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTH AT 9 MPH AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE  
NORTH WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 3900-4400  
FT AGL.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......4100 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 3900-4400  
FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTH 16 TO 18 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....EXCELLENT /67300 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION.  
MAX...EXCELLENT /69400 KNOT-FT/.  
HAINES INDEX........4 OR LOW AT IGNITION...MAX 4.  
 
TIME (CDT) 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
TEMP............27 30 32 33 33 32 30  
RH..............42 35 31 30 29 28 29  
20 FT WIND DIR..N N N N N N N  
20 FT WIND SPD..7 7 7 7 7 6 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 15 15 15 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (KFT)...4.1 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.4 4.2 3.9  
TRANSP WIND DIR.N N N N N N N  
TRANSP WIND SPD.18 18 18 17 17 17 16  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 4 4 4  
SDSPL KT-FT/100067 69 68 67 66 61 55  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN 12.  
RH..................MAX 70 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH IN THE EVENING  
BECOMING LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1600 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......1800-3600 FT AGL DECREASING TO 300-1600 FT AGL  
IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 8 TO 16 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
TEMP............27 22 18 16 15 13  
RH..............33 43 56 61 64 67  
20 FT WIND......N 5 NE 4 NE 4 E 3 E 3 E 2  
20 FT WIND GUST.15 10 5 5 5 5  
MIX HGT (FT)....3600 2400 1600 1200 600 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..N 16 NE 14 NE 12 E 10 E 9 E 8  
 

 
FORECASTER...BEITLICH  
REQUESTED BY...JASON LINKERT  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1704809.0/MPX  
.EMAIL JDLINKERT@OUTLOOK.COM  
 
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