Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WILLOW CREEK...GALLATIN NF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1138 PM MDT FRI AUG 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2255 MDT ON AUGUST 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT FROM NOON TO 9 PM MDT SATURDAY...

.DISCUSSION...
WINDS WILL BE INCREASING OVERNIGHT AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT MOVING THROUGH
THE AREA EARLY SATURDAY EVENING. THESE WINDS WILL BECOME STRONG DURING
THE DAY ON SATURDAY WITH SUSTAINED WINDS OF 20 MPH WITH GUSTS TO 30 MPH
AHEAD OF THE FRONT. IT WILL BE UNSTABLE SATURDAY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS
OR THUNDERSTORMS POSSIBLE BY LATE AFTERNOON. THE COLD FRONT WILL BRING
A WINDSHIFT EARLY SATURDAY EVENING BUT WINDS BEHIND THE FRONT WILL
BE WEAKER. HUMIDITY RECOVERY TONIGHT WILL REACH 50 PERCENT WITH MINIMUMS
SATURDAY AFTERNOON IN THE LOWER 20S. BORSUM

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MAX HUMIDITY........50-55 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH 4 TO 6 MPH BECOMING 8 TO 12 MPH
                    BY DAYBREAK.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 9 TO 14 MPH BECOMING 14 TO 18 MPH
                    BY DAYBREAK.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
                    LATE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....74-79.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-26 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS INCREASING 18 TO 23 MPH WITH GUSTS
                    TO 30 MPH BY AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS
                    EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5.

.SATURDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....52-57.
MAX HUMIDITY........70-75 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH BECOMING NORTHWEST 10-15 MPH
                    AROUND 1900. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED                     NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH DECREASING LATE.

$$
FORECASTER...BORSUM
REQUESTED BY...MEGAN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150828.WILLO.02/BYZ


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