Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HOLTER COMPLEX...STATE/LOCAL
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
121 PM MDT FRI SEP 4 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1345 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A COLD AND MOIST UPPER LEVEL STORM SYSTEM CENTERED OVER OREGON
FRIDAY AFTERNOON WILL TRACK NORTHEAST ACROSS THE NORTHERN ROCKIES
TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY FOR CONTINUED WET AND COOL CONDITIONS
ACROSS CENTRAL MONTANA THROUGH SATURDAY NIGHT. STEADY LIGHT RAIN
AND DRIZZLE THROUGH THIS EVENING WILL LIKELY DIMINISH TO
INTERMITTENT SHOWERS LATE TONIGHT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING BEFORE
THE NEXT ROUND OF DEEPER MOISTURE ROTATES AROUND THE LOW PRESSURE
CENTER BRINGING ANOTHER PERIOD OF STEADY RAIN SATURDAY AFTERNOON
AND EVENING. CLOUD-COVER AND LOW CLOUD CEILINGS WILL CONTINUE
THROUGH TONIGHT AND MOST OF THE DAY ON SATURDAY. THE STORM SYSTEM
WILL GRADUALLY EXIT THE REGION ON SUNDAY WITH WINDS BECOMING
WESTERLY AND INCREASING WHILE SHOWERS GRADUALLY DECREASE.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN...DIMINISHING TO RAIN SHOWERS
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................100 PERCENT...DECREASING TO 50 PERCENT AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........95-100 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS UP TO 10 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......LESS THAN 1000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).
RAINFALL............(6PM TO MIDNIGHT)...0.25"...(MIDNIGHT TO 6AM)...0.10".


TIME (MDT)      6 PM   8 PM   10 PM  MIDNGT 2 AM   4 AM
SKY (%).........100    100    100    98     98     98
WEATHER COV.....DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN   RAIN
TSTM COV........0      0      0      0      0      0
TEMP............56     54     51     48     47     48
RH..............90     90     95     95     95     95
20 FT WIND......N 4    N 4    N 8    N 4    N 4    N 4
20 FT WIND GUST.10     10     10     10     10     10

.SATURDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN SHOWERS IN THE MORNING. STEADY
                    RAIN...MODERATE AT TIMES IN THE AFTERNOON AND
                    EVENING.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....54-59.
MIN HUMIDITY........61-66 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH AROUND 10 MPH.
LAL.................1.
HAINES INDEX........2 (VERY LOW).
RAINFALL............(6AM TO NOON)...0.10"...(NOON TO 6PM)...0.25".



TIME (MDT)      6 AM      9 AM      NOON      3 PM
SKY (%).........95        90        100       100
WEATHER COV.....DEFNTE    DEFNTE    DEFNTE    DEFNTE
WEATHER TYPE....RAIN      RAIN      RAIN      RAIN
TSTM COV........0         0         0         0
TEMP............49        51        53        56
RH..............94        95        85        70
20 FT WIND......N 4G5     N 4G5     N 4G10    N 4G15

$$
FORECASTER...HOENISCH
REQUESTED BY...ROGER JACKSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150904.HOLTE.02/TFX


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