Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 281318
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SPOT FORECAST FOR 5 MILE...BILLINGS DISPATCH CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
718 AM MDT TUE JUL 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0649 MDT ON JULY 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

...NORTHWEST WIND GUSTS TO 45 MPH TODAY...

VERY WINDY CONDITIONS EXPECTED TODAY. NORTHWEST WINDS GUSTING TO
45 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED LATE MORNING INTO THE AFTERNOON. ISOLATED
RAIN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL WORK INTO THE FIRE AREA FROM
THE NORTHWEST BUT WETTING RAIN CHANCES ARE LOW. RH VALUES WILL
DROP INTO THE 20S THIS AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL DIMINISH WITH GOOD RH
RECOVERIES TONIGHT. WINDS WILL BE WEAKER TOMORROW BUT RH VALUES
WILL DROP INTO THE TEENS. CHAMBERS

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN ISOLATED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........24-28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WINDY. NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH...BECOMING
                    15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 45 MPH AROUND
                    9 AM. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....51-56.
MAX HUMIDITY........64-69 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING...DECREASING TO 5 TO 15 MPH OVERNIGHT
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7400 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 15 TO 30 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...IC
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150728.5MILE.01/BYZ


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