918  
FNUS73 KFGF 181338  
FWSFGF  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR ZIMMERMAN PRAIRIE...TNC  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND FORKS ND  
838 AM CDT TUE SEP 18 2018  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 CDT ON SEPTEMBER 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
 
 
MILD TEMPERATURES AND LIGHT NORTHEAST NO WINDS LESS THAN 10 MPH  
SHOULD PERSIST IN THE AREA OF THE PRESCRIBED BURN TODAY, WITH  
COOL TEMPERATURES TONIGHT. THERE MAY BE A FEW SPRINKLES THAT MIGHT  
MOVE INTO WEST CENTRAL MINNESOTA TODAY. CONFIDENCE IS LOW THIS  
WOULD IMPACT THE AREA OF THE SPOT, AND WOULD NOT AMOUNT TO MUCH  
MORE THAN A FEW DROPS OF RAIN OR A BRIEF INCREASE IN CLOUDINESS.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.  
MIN HUMIDITY........47 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 8 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......2800-2900 FT AGL.  
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST AROUND 13 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM 6PM  
SKY (%).........11 13 20 27 19 14 16 17  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............58 61 63 65 66 67 67 66  
RH..............67 58 54 50 48 47 49 50  
20 FT WIND DIR..NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  
20 FT WIND SPD..8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8  
20 FT WIND GUST.11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11  
MIX HGT (KFT)...2.8 2.8 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9 2.9  
MIXING WIND DIR.NE NE NE NE NE NE NE NE  
MIXING WIND SPD.13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....47-52.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 6 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.  
MIXING WINDS........EAST 8 TO 14 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 PM 9 PM 11 PM 1 AM 3 AM 5 AM  
SKY (%).........17 20 26 22 44 58  
WEATHER COV.....  
WEATHER TYPE....NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE NONE  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............64 57 52 50 50 49  
RH..............56 75 86 93 93 96  
20 FT WIND......E 5 E 5 E 5 E 6 E 6 E 6  
20 FT WIND GUST.  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 300 300 300 300 300  
MIXING WIND.....E 14 E 14 E 14 E 8 E 8 E 8  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN  
THE MORNING, THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.  
MIN HUMIDITY........60 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......400 FT AGL INCREASING TO 3200 FT AGL IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
MIXING WINDS........EAST 22 TO 26 MPH.  
 
TIME (CDT) 7 AM 10 AM 1 PM 4 PM  
SKY (%).........72 74 74 83  
WEATHER COV.....S CHC S CHC CHANCE CHANCE  
WEATHER TYPE....RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR RNSHWR  
TSTM COV........  
TEMP............49 53 62 64  
RH..............100 89 65 63  
20 FT WIND......E 9G12 E 9G12 NE 10G13 NE 10G13  
MIX HGT (FT)....400 400 3200 3200  
MIXING WIND.....E 22 E 22 E 26 E 26  
   
WEDNESDAY NIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MIN TEMPERATURE.....48-53.  
MAX HUMIDITY........96 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.  
MIXING WINDS........EAST 30 TO 31 MPH.  
 

 
FORECASTER...DJR  
REQUESTED BY...MATT MECKLENBURG  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 1815927.0/FGF  
.DELDT 09/18/18  
.EMAIL MMECKLENBURG@TNC.ORG  
 
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