871  
FNUS73 KBIS 231546  
FWSBIS  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR LATENDRESSE...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BISMARCK ND  
1046 AM CDT FRI AUG 23 2019  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON FORECAST START TIME OF 1100 CDT ON AUGUST 23.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
EXPECTING MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES TODAY WITH A CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS BEGINNING EARLY IN THE AFTERNOON. SOUTHEAST WINDS  
WILL BE SUSTAINED AT 10 TO 15 MPH THROUGHOUT THE DAY, WITH GUSTS UP  
TO 25 MPH. WINDS COULD ALSO BE GUSTY AND ERRATIC AROUND ANY  
THUNDERSTORMS THAT MAY MOVE THROUGH THE AREA. THE MINIMUM RELATIVE  
HUMIDITY WILL ONLY BE AROUND 64 PERCENT TODAY. THE CHANCE OF  
PRECIPITATION CONTINUES THROUGH SATURDAY, WITH SOUTHEAST WINDS AND  
MOSTLY CLOUDY SKIES.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS BEGINNING IN THE EARLY AFTERNOON.  
CWR.................10 PERCENT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......40 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 76.  
MIN HUMIDITY........64 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH, GUSTING TO 25 MPH.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM  
SKY (%).........61 70 78 87 79 83 84  
WEATHER COV..... CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
WEATHER TYPE.... RW RW RW RW RW  
TSTM COV........ CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
CWR.............0 0 10 10 10 10 10  
CHC OF PCPN (%).10 10 30 40 40 30 30  
LAL.............3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
TEMP............70 74 75 75 76 76 76  
RH..............68 64 64 64 64 64 64  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..12 12 14 15 13 13 14  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 16 20 19 20 21 24  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND  
THUNDERSTORMS THROUGH THE NIGHT.  
CWR.................7 PERCENT INCREASING TO 30 PERCENT OVERNIGHT.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 65.  
MAX HUMIDITY........97 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 18 MPH, GUSTING TO 25 MPH.  
GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR  
THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM  
SKY (%).........79 73 65 60 71 68 71 80 76 82 88 87  
WEATHER COV.....CHC  
WEATHER TYPE....RW  
TSTM COV........CHC SCH SCH CHC SCH CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC CHC  
CWR.............10 10 10 10 10 10 10 30 30 30 30 30  
CHC OF PCPN (%).30 20 20 30 20 30 30 50 40 40 50 40  
LAL.............3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3  
TEMP............76 76 75 73 71 70 69 69 68 68 68 68  
RH..............66 66 69 76 81 84 87 87 90 90 90 90  
20 FT WIND DIR..SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE SE  
20 FT WIND SPD..15 16 16 15 15 15 16 16 16 15 14 14  
20 FT WIND GUST.20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 20 18 18  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3  
   
SATURDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS.  
CWR.................30 PERCENT INCREASING TO 50 PERCENT IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
CHANCE OF PCPN......50 PERCENT.  
LAL.................3.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....AROUND 82.  
MIN HUMIDITY........62 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC  
WINDS POSSIBLE NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.  
HAINES INDEX........3 OR VERY LOW POTENTIAL FOR LARGE PLUME  
DOMINATED FIRE GROWTH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
SKY (%).........78 88 80 86  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE CHANCE  
CWR.............30 30 30 50  
CHC OF PCPN (%).50 50 50 40  
LAL.............3 3 3 3  
TEMP............66 69 75 78  
RH..............97 93 74 64  
20 FT WIND......S 14G18 S 14G18 S 14G18 S 17G20  
HAINES INDEX....3 3 3 3  
 

 
FORECASTER...M JONES  
REQUESTED BY...DOMINICK MARSDEN  
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE  
.TAG 1914255.0/BIS  
.DELDT 08/23/19  
.FORMATTERVERSION 1.0.26  
.EMAIL DOMINIC_MARSDEN@FWS.GOV  
 
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