Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR SUCKER CREEK FIRE...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
610 PM MDT SAT AUG 29 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1733 MDT ON AUGUST 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING...

.DISCUSSION...COLD FRONT COMING THROUGH THIS EVENING WITH GUSTY
WINDS DEVELOPING BEHIND THE FRONT. WINDS DECREASING LATER THIS
EVENING. QUIET WEATHER CONDITIONS THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY AFTERNOON
THEN SECOND COLD FRONT ARRIVES BRINGING ANOTHER ROUND OF GUSTY
WINDS AND SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAINFALL. BREEZY WINDS CONTINUE INTO
MONDAY.

.THIS EVENING AND TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. COLD FRONT PASSAGE AROUND 1800 MDT.
                    SCATTERED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH THE FRONT.
                    MOSTLY CLOUDY BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY TONIGHT.
CWR.................20 PERCENT THEN 0 PERCENT TONIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS AHEAD OF THE FRONT AT 5-10 MPH...
                    BECOMING WEST AT 15-20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
                    WITH FRONTAL PASSAGE. WINDS DECREASING TO 5-10 MPH
                    AFTER 2100 MDT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHWEST AROUND 30 MPH WITH GUSTS AROUND 40 MPH.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH
                    A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....62-67.
MIN HUMIDITY........37-42 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 10 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    20 MPH...INCREASING TO AROUND 20 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    UP TO 40 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND
                    ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST AT 35 MPH WITH GUSTS 45 TO 50 MPH.

.SUNDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY...THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY. A
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    THE EVENING.
CWR.................15 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........91-96 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS 15 TO 20 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 35 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING. WINDS
                    DECREASING OVERNIGHT.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST AT AROUND 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-65.
MIN HUMIDITY........31-36 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS AROUND 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    25 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......WEST AROUND 30 MPH.


EXTENDED FORECAST:
TUESDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY MAX TEMP: 72-77  MIN RH: 20-25 PERCENT
                       MIN TEMP: 39-44  MAX RH: 85-90 PERCENT.

WEDNESDAY: PARTLY CLOUDY BECOMING MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SLIGHT CHANCE
           OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON/EVENING.
           MAX TEMP: 65-70  MIN RH: 25-30 PERCENT
           MIN TEMP: 35-39  MAX RH: 85-90.

$$
FORECASTER...WARANAUSKAS
REQUESTED BY...MICHAEL KAISER
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150829.SUCKE.01/TFX


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