Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR DEQ SPECIAL REQUEST - TIBER...DEQ
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
549 AM MST WED DEC 7 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON INCIDENT TIME OF 0800 MST ON DECEMBER 07 AND IS
VALID FOR ALL THREE LOCATIONS ON TIBER RESERVOIR. IF CONDITIONS BECOME
UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
A WEAK WEATHER DISTURBANCE WILL MOVE SOUTHEASTWARD OVER THE REGION TODAY
AND MAY PRODUCE SCATTERED SNOW FLURRIES. TONIGHT WILL HAVE DRY WEATHER AND
SKIES WILL BECOME PARTLY CLOUDY COURTESY OF HIGH PRESSURE. ON THURSDAY,
EXPECT INCREASING CLOUD COVER AS ANOTHER DISTURBANCE APPROACHES FROM
THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. SCATTERED SNOW FLURRIES POSSIBLE.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....1 BELOW TO 4 ABOVE ZERO.
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, GUSTING UP TO
                    15 MPH.

TIME (MST)      8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........64  63  66  71  65  65  61  69  65  68
TEMP............-8  -7  -5  -3  -1  0   1   1   0   -1
SURFACE WND DIR.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW
SURFACE WND SPD.5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
SURFACE WND GST.10  10  10  15  15  10  10  10  10

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY, THEN BECOMING PARTLY CLOUDY
                    AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....10 BELOW TO 15 BELOW ZERO.
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHWEST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH IN THE EVENING,
                    BECOMING NORTH TO NORTHEAST AFTER MIDNIGHT.

TIME (MST)      6PM 7PM 8PM 9PM 10P 11P MID 1AM 2AM 3AM 4AM 5AM
SKY (%).........60  58  55  55  52  54  49  43  38  32  27  33
TEMP............-2  -3  -4  -5  -6  -7  -7  -7  -7  -6  -5  -6
SURFACE WND DIR.NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  NW  C   NW  NW  N   C   C
SURFACE WND SPD.5   5   5   5   5   5       5   5   5
SURFACE WND GST.

PLEASE NOTE THAT C IN TABULAR FORECAST DENOTES CALM WIND.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY IN THE MORNING, THEN BECOMING
                    PARTLY CLOUDY IN THE AFTERNOON.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....3 BELOW TO 2 ABOVE ZERO.
SURFACE WINDS.......NORTHEAST TO EAST WINDS AROUND 5 MPH, GUSTING
                    UP TO 10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.

TIME (MST)      6AM 7AM 8AM 9AM 10A 11A 12P 1PM 2PM 3PM 4PM 5PM
SKY (%).........26  26  38  29  34  41  40  43  42  49  57  61
TEMP............-8  -9  -11 -10 -7  -5  -3  -2  -1  -2  -3  -4
SURFACE WND DIR.NE  NE  C   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   E   NE
SURFACE WND SPD.5   5       5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5   5
SURFACE WND GST.                        10  10  10  10  10  10

$$
FORECASTER...JASZKA
REQUESTED BY...DEQ
TYPE OF REQUEST...OTHER
.TAG 1603908.1/TFX
.EMAIL NWS.GREATFALLS@NOAA.GOV,LBRADLEY@MT.GOV,JON@REDLODGEFIRE.COM,JHERMANNS@MT.GOV,BSUENRAM@MT.GOV



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