Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 281917
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SPOT FORECAST FOR WEST FORK ROAD...NWS FOR CNF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
117 PM MDT SAT MAR 28 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1301 MDT ON MARCH 28.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL 9 PM MDT THIS EVENING BELOW
7000 FEET...

.DISCUSSION...

WINDS WILL CONTINUE TO GUST 35 TO 55 MPH IN THE WEST FORK
DRAINAGE THROUGH MID EVENING. AREA OF SHOWERS TO THE WEST
ASSOCIATED WITH THE COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE FIRE AREA AROUND
2 PM. WETTING RAIN CHANCES ARE LOW WITH THIS ACTIVITY. WINDS IN
THE VICINITY OF THIS SHOWER ACTIVITY COULD GO HIGHER THAN 60 MPH.
RH WILL INCREASE AS THE SHOWER ACTIVITY MOVES THROUGH AND
TEMPERATURES SHOULD DROP 5 TO 10 DEGREES. WINDS WILL SUBSIDE
FURTHER AFTER SUNSET WITH GOOD RH RECOVERY TONIGHT. TEMPERATURES
WILL BE COOLER WITH HIGHER RH VALUES AND LIGHTER WINDS ON SUNDAY.
CHAMBERS

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED RAIN SHOWERS 2 TO 4 PM.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....60-63.
MIN HUMIDITY........18-23 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH WITH GUSTS TO AROUND 50
                    MPH. STRONGER ERRATIC GUSTS WILL BE
                    POSSIBLE NEAR SHOWERS.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 35 TO 55 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....32-37.
MAX HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST WINDS 15 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS TO
                    AROUND 40 MPH IN THE EVENING...BECOMING WEST 5 TO
                    15 MPH OVERNIGHT.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 25 TO 40 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....55-60.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

$$
FORECASTER...CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...UNKNOWN
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150328.WESTF.01/BYZ


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