Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR ROARING LION
National Weather Service Missoula MT
227 PM MDT Fri Aug 26 2016

Forecast is based on request time of 1353 MDT on August 26.
If conditions become unrepresentative, contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...The flow aloft will become more westerly today,
allowing for warmer temperatures and lower humidity compared to
Friday. Breezy conditions are expected as afternoon winds mix to
the surface, with gusts up to 30 mph possible. Fairly poor RH
recoveries are expected tonight, especially on higher elevations
of the fire which will continue to experience wind through the
night. A warming and drying trend will continue into early next
week, with breezy afternoon winds. Thunderstorms will be possible
by mid week.

.TODAY (SATURDAY)...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....Bottom 78-83...Top 70-75.
* Min Humidity........Bottom 18-23 percent...Top 20-25 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 6-13 mph. Gusts up to 25 mph in the
  afternoon. West winds of 12-17 mph with gusts to 30 mph through
  west to east canyons.
* Mixing Height.......Less than 100 ft agl increasing to 6000 ft
  agl in the afternoon.
* Mixing Winds........West 20 mph.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.TONIGHT (SATURDAY NIGHT)...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Min Temperature.....Bottom 47-52...Top 50-55.
* Max Humidity........Bottom 60-65 percent...Top 50-55 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........West 9-16 mph with gusts to around 30 mph in
  the evening. Decreasing to west 5-10 mph overnight. Gusts to 30
  mph continuing near ridge top level through the night.
* LAL.................1.

.SUNDAY...

* Sky/Weather.........Mostly cloudy becoming partly cloudy.
* CWR (> 0.10 Inch)...0 percent.
* Max Temperature.....Bottom 78-83...Top 71-76.
* Min Humidity........25-30 percent.
* Wind (20 ft)........Southwest 7-12 mph, gusts to 25 mph in the
  afternoon.
* LAL.................1.
* Haines Index........3 very low.

.FORECAST DAYS 3 THROUGH 5...
.MONDAY...
Mostly clear. Lows 47-52. Highs 76-81. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.
.TUESDAY...
Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 49-54. Highs 75-80. South winds 5-11 mph.
.WEDNESDAY...
Partly cloudy with slight chance of rain showers and
thunderstorms. Lows 47-52. Highs 69-74. Diurnal terrain winds to
10 mph.

$$
FORECASTER...JennK

REQUESTED BY...TimothyDonohoe
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160826.ROARI.01/MSO



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