Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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FNUS75 KBYZ 021633
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SPOT FORECAST FOR MWPR PILES...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1033 AM MDT THU OCT 2 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1200 MDT ON OCTOBER 02.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A STRONG COLD FRONT WILL MOVE THROUGH THE BURN SITE EARLY THIS
AFTERNOON. GUSTY NORTH TO NORTHWEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED WITH
FRONTAL PASSAGE...REACHING 35 TO 45 MPH WITH HIGHER GUSTS. A MIX
OF RAIN AND SNOW SHOWERS ARE ALSO EXPECTED FOLLOWING THE FRONTAL
PASSAGE...WITH 2 TO 4 INCHES OF ACCUMULATING SNOW AT THE BURN SITE
THIS AFTERNOON AND EVENING. CLEARING WILL OCCUR LATE THIS
EVENING...RESULTING IN TEMPERATURES FALLING INTO THE TEENS TO LOW
20S. DRY AND WARMER CONDITIONS CAN BE EXPECTED AT THE BURN SITE
FROM FRIDAY THROUGH THE MIDDLE OF NEXT WEEK.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. SNOW SHOWERS AND SCATTERED RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................39 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....36-41.
MIN HUMIDITY........55-60 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 10 TO 20 MPH. TURNING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 20 TO 30 MPH. TURNING NORTHWEST AND
                    INCREASING 35 TO 45 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......5800 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH SCATTERED SNOW SHOWERS IN
                    THE EVENING...THEN MOSTLY CLEAR OVERNIGHT.
CWR.................26 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....23-28.
MAX HUMIDITY........77-82 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 35 TO 50 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......1500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......WEST WINDS 5 TO 15 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........NORTHWEST 30 TO 45 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......3100 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........2.

$$
FORECASTER...GILSTAD/CHAMBERS
REQUESTED BY...SHAWN GETTINGS
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20141002.MWPRP.01/BYZ


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