Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Spot Forecast for Park Creek/Arrasta...USFS
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
505 PM MDT Sun Aug 20 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 1800 MDT on August 20.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...Westerly flow aloft over the burn area will veer to
the northwest overnight as a high pressure ridge aloft builds
over the Pacific Northwest. The high pressure ridge then
 eastward, with the ridge axis moving over western Montana on
Tuesday for a return to westerly winds with temperatures climbing
to near 90 degrees. Afternoon minimum RH drops into the teens on
Monday and the upper single digits to lower teens on Tuesday with
poor to moderate recoveries expected each night.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy...then becoming partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
Min temperature.....44-49.
Max humidity........58-63 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Southwest to west winds 7 to 12 mph.
 Ridgetop...........West to northwest winds 10 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
Max temperature.....79-84.
Min humidity........13-18 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Northwest winds 8 to 15 mph.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Mostly clear.
CWR.................0 percent.
Min temperature.....46-51.
Max humidity........60-65 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Northwest winds 5 to 10 mph in the
                    evening...becoming light and variable
                    (ie downslope/down canyon 2 to 7 mph).
 Ridgetop...........South to southwest winds 8 to 15 mph.

.TUESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
Max temperature.....85-90.
Min humidity........9-14 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........
 Slope/valley.......Light winds...becoming west 5 to 10 mph in the
                    afternoon.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest to west winds 8 to 15 mph.

$$
Forecaster...mpj
Requested by...joe Heisel
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1714644.0/TFX
.EMAIL jheisel@fs.fed.us


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