628  
FNUS73 KMPX 071257  
FWSMPX  
 
SPOT FORECAST FOR QUINN PILES...USFWS  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE TWIN CITIES/CHANHASSEN MN  
657 AM CST TUE JAN 7 2020  
 
FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1000 CST ON JANUARY 07.  
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER  
SERVICE.  
   
DISCUSSION
 
 
GOOD MORNING, FOR THE QUINN PILES BURN.  
A FEW LIGHT SNOW SHOWERS ARE POSSIBLE THIS MORNING, BUT LITTLE  
IF ANY ACCUMULATION IS EXPECTED. NORTHWEST WINDS WILL INCREASE  
LATER THIS MORNING AS WELL, WITH GUSTS NEAR 20 MPH. IF YOU HAVE  
ANY QUESTIONS, GIVE US A CALL AT 952-361-6671.  
   
REST OF TODAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDS AND CHANCE OF MORNING SNOW SHOWERS, THEN SUNNY.  
TEMPERATURE.........18 AT IGNITION...MAX 19.  
RH..................88 PERCENT AT IGNITION...MIN 70 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........WINDS NORTHWEST AT 11 MPH AT  
IGNITION...OTHERWISE NORTHWEST WINDS 9 TO 14  
MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 23 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......800 FT AGL AT IGNITION...OTHERWISE 700-1800 FT  
AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 17 TO 23 MPH.  
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 17 TO 23 MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR /11400 KNOT-FT/ AT IGNITION. MAX...GOOD  
/34300 KNOT-FT/.  
 
TIME (CST) 10 AM NOON 2 PM 4 PM  
TEMP............18 19 16 12  
RH..............88 70 70 70  
20 FT WIND......NW 11 NW 13 NW 14 NW 13  
20 FT WIND GUST.16 21 21 20  
MIX HGT (FT)....800 1800 1700 1200  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 17 NW 22 NW 23 NW 22  
MIXING WIND.....NW 17 NW 22 NW 23 NW 22  
SDSPL KT-FT/100011 34 33 22  
   
TONIGHT
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.  
TEMPERATURE.........MIN -6.  
RH..................MAX 91 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 9 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND  
17 MPH UNTIL EARLY MORNING BECOMING LIGHT.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....NORTHWEST 9 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 7  
TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 9 TO 18 MPH SHIFTING TO THE NORTH 7  
TO 9 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.  
 
TIME (CST) 6 PM 9 PM MIDNGT 3 AM  
TEMP............8 3 -1 -4  
RH..............76 77 77 78  
20 FT WIND......NW 9G17 NW 6G14 NW 5G8 N 3G5  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 300 300 300  
TRANSPORT WIND..NW 18 NW 15 NW 12 N 7  
MIXING WIND.....NW 18 NW 15 NW 12 N 7  
   
WEDNESDAY
 
 
SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY THEN BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY.  
TEMPERATURE.........MAX 15.  
RH..................MIN 76 PERCENT.  
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS 9 TO 14 MPH WITH GUSTS TO  
AROUND 21 MPH.  
MIXING HEIGHT.......300-1400 FT AGL.  
TRANSPORT WINDS.....SOUTHEAST 10 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 31 TO 36  
MPH.  
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 10 TO 16 MPH INCREASING TO 31 TO 36  
MPH.  
SMOKE DISPERSAL.....POOR TO GOOD (2300-41300 KNOT-FT).  
 
TIME (CST) 6 AM 9 AM NOON 3 PM  
TEMP............-6 -3 6 10  
RH..............78 79 74 74  
20 FT WIND......NE 5G7 E 5G7 SE 8G13 SE 12G18  
MIX HGT (FT)....300 300 300 1400  
TRANSPORT WIND..NE 12 E 10 SE 16 SE 26  
MIXING WIND.....NE 12 E 10 SE 16 SE 26  
SDSPL KT-FT/10003 2 4 32  
 

 
FORECASTER...BEITLICH  
REQUESTED BY...JARED CULBERTSON  
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED  
.TAG 2000168.0/MPX  
.EMAIL JARED_CULBERTSON@FWS.GOV  
 
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