Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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Spot Forecast for Crucifixion Creek, Strawberry, Scalp...USFS
National Weather Service Great Falls MT
402 AM MDT Fri Sep 22 2017

Forecast is based on request time of 0500 MDT on September 22.
If conditions become unrepresentative...contact the National Weather
Service.

.DISCUSSION...

A large upper level disturbance will bring periods of snow across the fire
complex today. RH values will be very favorable as cold temperatures move
in with this feature. Winds will generally be in a north northeast direction
today...with some elevated gusts possible at times. Snow goes on a diminishing
trend later tonight into Saturday morning. The remainder of Saturday will see
cool conditions...light northeast winds becoming southerly...and favorable RH
values.

.TODAY...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow.
CWR.................80 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....27-35.
Min humidity........84-91 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........North northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
 Slope/valley.......North northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
 Ridgetop...........North northeast winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines index........2 very low.

.TONIGHT...

Sky/weather.........Cloudy. Snow continuing in the evening. A chance of snow
                    during the early overnight hours...diminishing after 0300.
CWR.................35 percent.
LAL.................1.
Min temperature.....23-28.
Max humidity........95-100 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........Light and variable winds becoming west around 5 mph after
                    midnight.
 Slope/valley.......North winds up to 5 mph...becoming west after
                    midnight.
 Ridgetop...........Northeast 5 to 10 mph becoming southwest 5 to 10 mph after midnight.
2 very low.

.SATURDAY...

Sky/weather.........Partly sunny. A slight chance of snow in the morning.
CWR.................10 percent.
LAL.................1.
Max temperature.....39-47.
Min humidity........48-56 percent.
Wind (20 ft)........South southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
 Slope/valley.......South southwest winds 5 to 10 mph.
 Ridgetop...........Southwest winds 5 to 15 mph.
Haines index........2 very low.

$$
Forecaster...Anglin
Requested by...ICT 4
Type of request...WILDFIRE
.TAG 1716128.0/TFX
.EMAIL skinnyfires3@gmail.com



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