Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HELMVILLE FACE UNIT  11...US FOREST SERVICE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1221 PM MDT THU MAR 26 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON MARCH 27.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE MOSTLY CLOUDY THE REST OF TODAY...WITH THE LIGHT RAIN
SHOWERS ENDING AROUND MID AFTERNOON. WINDS WILL INCREASE A BIT
LATER TODAY...BUT SPEEDS SHOULD BE A BIT LESS THAN PREVIOUSLY
FORECASTED. AN UPPER LEVEL RIDGE BUILDS OVER THE REGION ON
FRIDAY FOR DRY/MILD CONDITIONS. SHOWERS/BREEZY CONDITIONS
RETURN FOR SATURDAY. A PACIFIC COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THRU AROUND
8 AM SATURDAY WITH HIGH HUMIDITIES UNTIL MID AFTERNOON. IT WILL
BE DRIER...BUT A BIT BREEZY DURING THE AFTERNOON HOURS ON SUNDAY.


.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. VERY LIGHT RAIN THRU 3 PM.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH. AFTERNOON GUSTS
                    NEAR 20 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......NORTHWEST WINDS 20 TO 30 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....31-36.
MAX HUMIDITY........90-95 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........DOWNSLOPE WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......WEST 15 TO 20 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH...INCREASING TO 10 TO
                    15 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGE TOP WIND......WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY...WITH A CHANCE FOR RAIN SHOWERS.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....50-55.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH...INCREASING
                    TO 20 TO 30 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......WEST 25 TO 35 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........30-35 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS AROUND 10 TO 15 MPH.
RIDGE TOP WIND......WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

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FORECASTER...BRUSDA
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL KAISER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20150327.HELMV.01/TFX






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