Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 042125
FWSBYZ

SPOT FORECAST FOR GRAVEYARD...MILES CITY DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
325 PM MDT SAT JUL 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1512 MDT ON JULY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
...ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS LATE THIS AFTERNOON...
...COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE WITH INCREASING NORTH WINDS TONIGHT...

THE FIRE SITE IS NEAR A BOUNDARY AT WHICH ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS
ARE DEVELOPING. THUS THE CHANCE OF A THUNDERSTORM AT OR NEAR THE
FIRE SITE HAS INCREASED SOMEWHAT FOR THIS AFTERNOON. THE STORMS
ARE MOVING EAST AND A LITTLE SOUTHEAST AT 30 MPH...AND SHOULD BE
MAINLY EAST OF THE FIRE LOCATION BY 7 PM. WE STILL EXPECT A COLD
FRONT PASSAGE TONIGHT...WITH A WIND SHIFT TO THE NORTH AND
NORTHEAST AFTER 9PM...THEN A STRONGER PUSH OF WIND BETWEEN 2 AM
AND 4 AM. THE CHANCE OF PRECIPITATION WILL INCREASE BEHIND THE
FRONT SUNDAY MORNING WITH SHOWERS/DRIZZLE AND MAYBE SOME EMBEDDED
THUNDER. SUNDAY AFTERNOON WILL BE MUCH COOLER AND MORE HUMID WITH
SCATTERED SHOWERS. BT

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................22 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....100.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WESTERLY WINDS 10- 15 MPH WITH GUIST TO 25 MPH. TURNING
                    NORTHWESTERLY BY EVENING. ERRATIC WIND GUSTS TO 35 MPH
                    NEAR STORMS.
HAINES INDEX........5.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EARLY EVENING...THEN ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDER POSSIBLE LATE.
CWR.................7 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MAX HUMIDITY........79-84 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR SHOWERS.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................31 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....68-73.
MIN HUMIDITY........52-58 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTH TO NORTHEAST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...TESAR
REQUESTED BY...BUD PETERSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150704.GRAVE.02/BYZ


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