Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LOST HORSE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
734 AM MDT TUE JUL 29 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0650 MDT ON JULY 29.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...TEMPERATURES WILL WARM FASTER TODAY DUE TO LESS CLOUD
COVER WITH MINIMUM HUMIDITY READINGS AGAIN QUITE LOW...POSSIBLY
REACHING THE LOWER TEENS LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.
OVERNIGHT RECOVERIES WILL AGAIN BE EXCEPTIONALLY POOR DUE TO THE
PERSISTENT PRESENCE OF STRONG THERMAL BELTS. SO ANTICIPATE AT LEAST
SIMILAR FIRE ACTIVITY AS WHAT SEEN LAST NIGHT. FORTUNATELY WINDS
REMAIN RELATIVELY LIGHT...DIURNAL IN NATURE AND LARGELY TERRAIN
DRIVEN THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE CHANCE FOR SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
AS WELL AS THICKENING CLOUDS ARE BETTER ON WEDNESDAY. THOUGH A
WETTING RAIN WILL STILL BE A HIT OR MISS DUE TO THE CONVECTIVE
NATURE OF PRECIPITATION.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....82-87.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 4-8 MPH BECOMING NORTH 6-10 MPH IN
                    THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......10700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. SLIGHT CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS
                    AND THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........39-44 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHEAST WINDS 6-10 MPH IN THE EVENING BECOMING
                    DOWN SLOPE/DOWN CANYON 5-7 MPH OVERNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......600 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.WEDNESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF RAIN SHOWERS AND
                    SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................20 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........22-27 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........VARIABLE 1-3 MPH BECOMING UP SLOPE/UP CANYON
                    4-9 MPH DURING THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......9200 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHEAST 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3 VERY LOW.

$$

FORECASTER...DICKERSON
REQUESTED BY...JACQUIE PARKS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140729.LOSTH.01/MSO











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