980  
FNUS73 KFGF 181247  
FWSFGF  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR KUBE...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
747 AM CDT THU OCT 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CDT ON OCTOBER 18.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE.  
 
PLEASE CALL THE NWS IN GRAND FORKS AT 701-795-5127 FOR ADDITIONAL  
INFORMATION AND MONITOR OUR WEBSITE (WWW.WEATHER.GOV/FGF) OR NOAA  
ALL-HAZARDS RADIO FOR THE LATEST UPDATES.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
SOUTH WINDS IN THE 5 TO 10 MPH RANGE EARLY THIS MORNING WILL  
INCREASE INTO THE 8 TO 13 MPH RANGE BY IGNITION TIME AND CONTINUE  
INTO THE AFTERNOON. GUSTS UP ABOVE 20 MPH WILL BE POSSIBLE  
TEMPERATURES WILL BE MUCH WARMER THAN IN RECENT DAYS, REACHING THE  
UPPER 60S WITH EVEN LOW 70S. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY VALUES  
WILL BOTTOM OUT NEAR 40 PERCENT. THE WINDS WILL HELP BOOST MIXING  
HEIGHTS IN THE 3000-4000 FT RANGE BY AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS WILL  
DECREASE TONIGHT, THEN WINDS WILL SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BY  
TOMORROW MORNING AS A COLD FRONT MOVES INTO THE AREA.  
 
   
TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....67-72.  
MIN HUMIDITY........40 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 8 TO 13 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 23 MPH IN  
THE AFTERNOON.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1600 FT AGL.  
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH AROUND 17 MPH INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST  
AROUND 31 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.  
 
TIME (CDT) 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14 24  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............45 51 58 63 67 69 69 67 65  
RH..............73 66 53 48 43 40 40 43 48  
20 FT WIND DIR..S S S S S S S S S  
20 FT WIND SPD..9 9 9 13 13 13 13 13 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.14 14 14 21 21 21 21 21 21  
MIX HGT (KFT)...0.3 0.6 0.7 1.1 1.5 2.4 3.3 4.2 3.0  
MIXING WIND DIR.S S S SW SW SW SW SW SW  
MIXING WIND SPD.17 17 17 31 31 31 31 31 31  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.  
MAX HUMIDITY........93 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 6 TO 11 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500-600 FT AGL.  
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 29 TO 32 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........32 34 22 9 8 7  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............62 57 54 52 49 46  
RH..............54 67 74 74 80 89  
20 FT WIND......S 11 S 11 S 11 S 11 S 11 S 11  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 16 16 15 15 15  
MIX HGT (FT)....600 600 600 500 500 500  
MIXING WIND.....S 32 S 32 S 32 SW 29 SW 29 SW 29  
   
FRIDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.  
MIN HUMIDITY........51 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 16 TO 21 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 32 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL INCREASING TO 2500 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 35 TO 37 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 10 AM 1 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........11 35 16 21  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............46 48 55 55  
RH..............89 80 57 51  
20 FT WIND......NW 18G27 NW 18G27 NW 21G32 NW 21G32  
MIX HGT (FT)....500 500 2500 2500  
MIXING WIND.....NW 35 NW 35 NW 37 NW 37  
   
FRIDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT  
CHANCE OF RAIN AFTER MIDNIGHT. SLIGHT CHANCE OF  
SNOW EARLY IN THE MORNING.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....29-34.  
MAX HUMIDITY........78 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 12 TO 17 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 25 MPH.  
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 29 MPH.  
   
FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5
 
   
SATURDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 30S. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 10 MPH.    
SUNDAY
 
 
MOSTLY CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 40S. WEST  
WINDS AROUND 8 MPH.    
MONDAY
 
 
CLEAR. LOWS IN THE LOWER 30S. HIGHS AROUND 50. NORTH WINDS AROUND  
7 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...JR  
REQUESTED BY...TROY BOSCHEE  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1817039.0/FGF  
.DELDT 10/18/18  
.EMAIL TROY_BOSCHEE@FWS.GOV  
 
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