478  
FNUS73 KDLH 231255  
FWSDLH  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LITTLE CRANBERRY...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DULUTH MN  
755 AM CDT SUN APR 23 2017  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON APRIL 23.  
IF THERE ARE QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS WITH THIS FORECAST...  
PLEASE CALL THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
CHANCES OF PRECIPITATION, MAINLY RAIN, WILL CONTINUE THROUGH ABOUT  
10 OR 11 AM CDT THIS MORNING. THERE MAY BE A VERY BRIEF PERIOD OF  
SNOW MIXING IN WITH THE RAIN, BUT CONFIDENCE IS NOT VERY HIGH FOR  
THIS. THIS PRECIPITATION SHOULD DIMINISH BY THE LATE MORNING AND  
AFTERNOON. WINDS SHOULD REMAIN FROM THE NORTHEAST THROUGH THE DAY  
TODAY, WITH GUSTS UP TO 18 MPH OR SO POSSIBLE. SMOKE DISPERSAL  
DOESN'T APPEAR QUITE AS GOOD TODAY AS YESTERDAY DUE TO SLIGHTLY  
WEAKER WINDS AND MIXING NOT AS DEEP. THERE MAY BE A SMALL CHANCE  
OF A RAIN SHOWER LATER THIS EVENING, ALONG WITH WINDS TURNING  
FROM THE SOUTHEAST OVERNIGHT TONIGHT.  
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SHOWERS IN THE MORNING, THEN A  
CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF  
SHOWERS 80 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 49.  
MIN HUMIDITY........55 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 17 MPH DECREASING TO AROUND 5 MPH IN THE  
AFTERNOON, THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH  
LATE IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3500 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....EAST 5 TO 25 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....GOOD TO GOOD (35900-50200 KNOT-FT) DECREASING  
TO FAIR TO FAIR (18300-29400 KNOT-FT) EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (CDT) 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY COVER.......MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC MC  
WEATHER COV.....DEF LKY LKY CHC SCH SCH  
WEATHER TYPE....RW RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............39 38 40 42 43 46 48 49 49  
RH..............81 79 70 67 62 59 57 55 55  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NE NE NE NE E NE NE NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..10 10 10 10 5 5 5 5 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 15 14 12 9 9 8 9  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.6 2.7 2.9 3.0 3.1 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.3  
TRANSP WIND DIR.NE NE NE E E E E E E  
TRANSP WIND SPD.20 15 15 15 15 10 10 5 5  
SDSPL KT-FT/100046 41 39 38 36 29 23 18 18  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 36.  
MAX HUMIDITY........89 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH BECOMING  
SOUTHEAST IN THE LATE EVENING AND OVERNIGHT,  
THEN INCREASING TO AROUND 10 MPH EARLY IN THE  
MORNING.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL DECREASING TO 800 FT AGL EARLY IN  
THE MORNING.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 20 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (20400-32100 KNOT-FT) DECREASING  
TO POOR (11100 KNOT-FT) EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 PM 8 PM 10 PM MIDNGT 2 AM 4 AM  
SKY COVER.......MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY MCLDY  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............48 45 41 40 39 37  
RH..............57 64 74 85 89 87  
20 FT WIND......NE 10 NE 10 E 5 E 5 SE 5 SE 5  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 12 12 12 13  
MIX HGT (FT)....3100 2600 1900 1900 1300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..E 10 E 15 E 20 SE 20 SE 15 SE 15  
SDSPL KT-FT/100022 30 31 32 20 3  
   
MONDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY  
IN THE AFTERNOON. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS EARLY IN  
THE AFTERNOON. CHANCE OF SHOWERS 30 PERCENT.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 61.  
MIN HUMIDITY........42 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 22 MPH  
INCREASING TO 23 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2300 FT AGL INCREASING TO 4900 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....FAIR TO GOOD (13600-31800 KNOT-FT) INCREASING  
TO EXCELLENT TO EXCELLENT (122700-154900  
KNOT-FT).  
 
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  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............36 40 48 56 60 61  
RH..............87 78 62 51 45 42  
20 FT WIND......SE 10 SE 10 SE 10 S 10 S 10 S 10  
20 FT WIND GUST.13 14 17 22 23 21  
MIX HGT (FT)....800 1300 1800 2800 3700 4500  
TRANSPORT WIND..SE 20 S 25 S 25 S 30 S 35 S 35  
SDSPL KT-FT/100014 26 39 74 109 137  
 

 
FORECASTER...JUSTIN  
REQUESTED BY...RYAN MULHERN  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1707555.0/DLH  
.EMAIL RMULHERN@FS.FED.US  
 
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