Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR NEEDMORE-RUSSELL RX...BLM
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
249 PM MDT WED APR 23 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
WINDY CONDITIONS WILL OCCUR OVER THE BURN AREA TONIGHT THROUGH
THURSDAY DUE TO A NORTHWEST FLOW OVER THE AREA. WINDS WILL BE WEST
WITH GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH. HUMIDITIES ON THURSDAY WILL BE 25 TO 30
PERCENT. HIGH PRESSURE WILL BUILD INTO THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT
AND FRIDAY BRINGING LIGHTER WINDS. WINDS ON FRIDAY WILL BE
NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING EAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
HUMIDITIES WILL BE IN THE UPPER 20S TO MID 30S AND TEMPERATURES WILL
BE NEAR NORMAL. THE CHANCE OF WETTING RAIN THROUGH THE PERIOD IS ZERO.
THE NEXT CHANCE FOR WETTING RAIN WILL BE OVER THE WEEKEND.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........25-30 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30
                    MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.THURSDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MAX HUMIDITY........72-77 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH BECOMING WEST LATE.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3300 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH IN THE MORNING
                    SHIFTING TO THE EAST 5 TO 15 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...ARTHUR
REQUESTED BY...JASON DONAHEY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140425.NEEDM.01/BYZ



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