Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR LOCOMOTIVE...BILLINGS DISPATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
730 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1908 MDT ON AUGUST 30.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

...RED FLAG WARNING IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT MDT TONIGHT...

.DISCUSSION...

ERRATIC GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL TURN MORE NORTHERLY AND
INCREASE AT THE FIRE SITE AS A COLD FRONT CROSSES THE REGION
AROUND 10 PM. GUSTS EXCEEDING 30 MPH CAN BE EXPECTED WITH FRONTAL
PASSAGE. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ARE EXPECTED ALONG THE
FRONTAL BOUNDARY. GUSTY NORTHWEST WINDS WILL TAPER OFF EARLY
MONDAY MORNING AND BECOME WESTERLY. MONDAY WILL BE A LITTLE COOLER
BUT ALSO A LITTLE DRIER BEHIND THE FRONT...WITH HUMIDITY LEVELS
AROUND 20 PERCENT.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
CWR.................8 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....45-50.
MAX HUMIDITY........75-80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 15 TO 25 MPH. GUSTS UP TO 30 MPH IN
                    THE EVENING. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 35 MPH.

.MONDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....76-81.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.MONDAY NIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....46-51.
MAX HUMIDITY........65-70 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY. AREAS OF SMOKE.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
LAL.................1...NO THUNDERSTORMS.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....83-88.
MIN HUMIDITY........15-20 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......LIGHT WINDS IN THE MORNING BECOMING WEST 5 TO
                    15 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........5.

$$
FORECASTER...GILSTAD
REQUESTED BY...JOHNSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20150830.LOCOM.01/BYZ



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