574  
FNUS73 KMQT 181729  
FWSMQT  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR WATERSMEET USFS RX BURN...USFS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MARQUETTE MI  
129 PM EDT THU OCT 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1400 CDT ON OCTOBER 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
HIGH PRESSURE WILL BRING DRY WEATHER INTO TONIGHT.  
EXPECT BREEZY CONDITIONS THIS AFTERNOON WITH SOUTHWEST WINDS GUSTING  
UP TO 30 MPH. TEMPERATURES WILL TOP OUT IN THE UPPER 50S TO NEAR 60  
WITH MINIMUM RH VALUES OF 40-45 PERCENT. SOME LIGHT SCATTERED RAIN  
SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE LATE TONIGHT THROUGH MOST OF FRIDAY. A BETTER  
CHANCE FOR RAIN AND SNOW WILL MOVE IN BY FRIDAY EVENING AND CONTINUE  
INTO SATURDAY MORNING.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
LAL.................1.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 60.  
MIN HUMIDITY........43 PERCENT.  
33-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 30 MPH.  
20-FOOT WINDS.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 8 TO 16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 24 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......600-1900 FT AGL.  
VENTILATION INDEX...FAIR TO EXCELLENT (205-660).  
HAINES INDEX........4 TO 5 OR OR LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH TO OR MODERATE POTENTIAL  
FOR LARGE PLUME DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
WAVE HEIGHT.........LESS THAN 1 FOOT.  
RAINFALL AMOUNT.....0.00 INCHES.  
 
TIME (EDT) 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........5 3 2 2 1  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
LAL.............1 1 1 1 1  
TEMP............54 56 57 57 55  
RH..............44 45 47 47 53  
33 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW SW  
33 FT WIND SPD..20 20 16 16 16  
20 FT WIND DIR..SW SW SW SW SW  
20 FT WIND SPD..16 16 13 13 13  
WIND GUST.......22 22 24 24 24  
MIX HGT (KFT)...1.9 1.9 1.7 1.2 0.6  
HAINES INDEX....4 4 4 4 5  
VINDX KT-FT/100.660 648 577 398 205  
 

 
FORECASTER...JLA  
REQUESTED BY...JEREMY ERICKSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1817067.0/MQT  
.DELDT 10/18/18  
 
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