Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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FNUS75 KMSO 221546
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BIG KNIFE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
946 AM MDT TUE APR 22 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 22.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...A COLD FRONT WILL SHIFT ACROSS THE BURN AREA MID DAY
WITH IMPACTS CONTINUING THROUGH THE AFTERNOON.  A MUCH COLDER AIR MASS
WITH ADDITIONAL SURGES OF MOISTURE AND BREEZY CONDITIONS CAN BE
EXPECTED TONIGHT INTO WEDNESDAY.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN RAIN SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................80 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....57-62.
MIN HUMIDITY........33-38 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AROUND 3-8 MPH BECOMING WEST
                    15-16 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 30 MPH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......INCREASING TO 4000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 10 MPH...INCREASING TO 20 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........RAIN SHOWERS IN THE EVENING...THEN A CHANCE OF
                    SNOW SHOWERS OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-33.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 9-12 MPH AND GUSTY.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 1000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 15 MPH.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........A FEW SNOW SHOWERS THROUGH THE DAY...MIXING WITH
                    RAIN IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....41-44.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 11-13 MPH WITH GUSTS 30 MPH
MIXING HEIGHT.......5000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 30 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...BAUCK
REQUESTED BY...JACK CURRIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140422.BIGKN.01/MSO







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