Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PORCUPINE ASPEN...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1248 PM MDT FRI SEP 30 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1300 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

SKIES WILL BE MOSTLY SUNNY TODAY WITH JUST A SLIGHT CHANCE FOR A
SHOWER OR ISOLATED THUNDERSTORM INTO THE EARLY EVENING HOURS.
SKIES ARE EXPECTED TO BECOME CLEAR TO MOSTLY CLEAR SHORTLY AFTER
SUNSET FOR THE REMAINDER OF THE NIGHT. A DISTURBANCE WILL APPROACH
THE BURN SITE SATURDAY BRINGING INCREASING CHANCES FOR SHOWERS AND
THUNDERSTORMS DURING THE AFTERNOON AND EVENING. A CHANCE FOR
SHOWERS WILL EXIST SUNDAY WITH MUCH COOLER TEMPERATURES.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY WITH SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................13 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....66-71.
MIN HUMIDITY........40-45 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................4 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....42-47.
MAX HUMIDITY........74-79 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    EVENING.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9100 FT AGL IN THE EVENING DECREASING TO 600 FT
                    AGL OVERNIGHT.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 MPH.

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................21 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....63-68.
MIN HUMIDITY........35-40 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTH 20 TO 35 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL IN THE MORNING INCREASING TO 7500 FT
                    AGL IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...HOOLEY
REQUESTED BY...WHITNEY CASEBOLT
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160930.PORCU.01/BYZ



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