Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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Spot Forecast for Newton
National Weather Service Missoula MT
1127 AM MDT MON AUG 3 2015

Forecast is based on request time of 1100 MDT on August 03.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...An approaching weather disturbance will cause
steadily increasing clouds through the day, with showers and
thunderstorms possible near the fire by late this evening as a
weak front pushes through the area. Gusty west winds may accompany
the front, which should reach the fire between 6 and 9pm. A few
light showers may continue through the night. Any showers/thunderstorms
could contain gusty winds. A cooling and moistening trend is
expected through mid week, with only a few clouds and some winds each
afternoon.

.Today...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy. Smoky conditions, possibly
  improving late in the day.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....80-85.
* Min Humidity........10-15 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Variable 2-4 mph becoming southwest 5-10 mph
  in the late afternoon. Gusts as high as 20 mph possible with
  frontal passage between 6 and 9 pm.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 8000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 10 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.Tonight...

* Sky/Weather.........Cloudy. Slight chance of showers and
  thunderstorms in the evening, then slight chance of showers
  overnight.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...5 percent.
* Min Temperature.....58-63.
* Max Humidity........65-70 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 9-13 mph and gusty in the evening,
  decreasing to 5 to 10 mph overnight.
* Mixing Height.......8000 ft agl, decreasing to near the surface
  after midnight.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 15 mph.
* LAL.................2.

.Tuesday...

* Sky/Weather.........Partly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....70-75.
* Min Humidity........34-39 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 10-15 mph, with gusts as high as
  18 mph in the afternoon.
* Mixing Height.......Near the surface in the morning, increasing
  to 8000 ft agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........Southwest 20 mph.
* LAL.................2.
* Haines Index........2 very low.

$$
FORECASTER...Van Cleave

REQUESTED BY...Jeni Jeresek
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150803.NEWTO.01/MSO


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