Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR JIMTOWN RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1208 PM MDT MON MAY 2 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON MAY 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER THE REGION WILL MAINTAIN
DRY AND WARM CONDITIONS THROUGH WEDNESDAY. AFTERNOON RELATIVE HUMIDITY
IS EXPECTED TO DROP BELOW 20 PERCENT WITH DEEP LAYER MIXING...BUT
WITH GOOD OVERNIGHT RECOVERY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY INTO FRIDAY. COOLER AIR ARRIVES ON FRIDAY.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....69-74.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH-SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......VARIABLE WINDS CALM TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........EAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....37-42.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE AND TERRAIN INFLUENCED. CALM TO 5 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......VARIABLE WINDS CALM TO 5 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........VARIABLE WINDS CALM 5 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........13-18 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHEAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHEAST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 9000 FT AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.WEDNESDAY...
BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. LOWS IN THE LOWER 40S. HIGHS IN THE UPPER 70S.
SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.THURSDAY...
PARTLY CLOUDY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS. LOWS
IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE MID 70S. SOUTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
.FRIDAY...
COOLER. MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS.
LOWS IN THE MID 40S. HIGHS IN THE LOWER 60S. NORTHWEST WINDS
AROUND 5 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...NUTTER
REQUESTED BY...BOB CULBRETH
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160502.JIMTO.01/TFX


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