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Spot Forecast for Alice Creek Unit 2...USFS
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
405 PM MDT Tue Apr 18 2017

Forecast is based on ignition time of 1100 MDT on April 19.
If conditions become unrepresentative,contact the National Weather
Service.

A high pressure ridge will result in fair weather tonight and Wednesday.
On Thursday, a weather disturbance will move-in from the west, resulting
in the potential for unsettled weather, especially in the afternoon.

.DISCUSSION...

.WEDNESDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly sunny.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Max temperature.....50-55.
Min humidity........25-30 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........West around 10 to 15 mph.
 Slope/valley.......West winds around 10 mph.
Mixing height.......1500 ft AGL, increasing to 6000 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....West around 20 mph.

.WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Partly cloudy.
CWR.................0 percent.
LAL.................No Tstms.
Min temperature.....30-35.
Max humidity........67-72 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest around 5 to 10 mph.
 Slope/valley.......Southwest winds around 5 mph.
Mixing height.......6000 ft AGL, decreasing to 500 ft AGL after
                    midnight.
Transport winds.....Southwest around 15 mph.

.THURSDAY...

Sky/weather.........Mostly cloudy. A slight chance of rain and snow
                    showers in the morning. Then a chance of rain
                    showers and a slight chance of thunderstorms in
                    the afternoon.
CWR.................35 percent.
LAL.................1-8 strikes.
Max temperature.....48-53.
Min humidity........35-40 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Southwest around 5 to 10 mph.
 Slope/valley.......South winds around 5 to 10 mph. Gusty and erratic
                    winds expected in/near thunderstorms in the
                    afternoon.
Mixing height.......500 ft AGL, increasing to 3500 ft AGL in the
                    afternoon.
Transport winds.....South-southwest around 5 mph.

$$
Forecaster...Jaszka
Requested by...Jerod Russell
Type of request...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 1707161.0/TFX
.EMAIL jrussell@fs.fed.us


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