Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR PRICE...CROW AENCY BIA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
812 AM MDT MON MAY 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 0746 MDT ON MAY 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
SUNNY AND DRY CONDITIONS THIS MORNING WILL GIVE WAY TO INCREASED
CLOUD COVER AND THE POTENTIAL FOR ISOLATED SHOWERS OR WEAK
THUNDERSTORMS NEAR THE FIRE SITE IN THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
EVENING. WINDS WILL BE OUT OF THE SOUTH TO WEST FOR MOST OF THE
DAY...THEN SHIFT TO THE NORTHWEST BY LATE AFTERNOON. WIND GUSTS
SHOULD STAY AT 20 MPH OR LESS BUT A LOCALLY HIGHER/ERRATIC WIND
GUST IS POSSIBLE NEAR ANY LATE DAY SHOWERS. JKL

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY IN THE MORNING AND EARLY AFTERNOON...THEN
                    PARTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS AFTER 3 PM.
CWR.................LESS THAN 10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....64-69.
MIN HUMIDITY........23-28 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......SOUTH 3-8 MPH EARLY BECOMING SOUTHWEST TO WEST 5
                    TO 15 MPH BY LATE MORNING...THEN SHIFTING
                    NORTHWEST 5 TO 15 MPH AFTER 3 PM.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 10 TO 20 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......8500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHWEST TO WEST 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. ISOLATED EVENING SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................2...1 TO 8 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MAX HUMIDITY........ABOVE 80 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......NORTHWEST 5 TO 10 MPH BECOMING LIGHT AND VARIABLE
                    AFTER SUNSET.
 RIDGETOP...........WEST 5 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......DECREASING TO 500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 5 TO 10 MPH.

.TUESDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY. SCATTERED SHOWERS AND
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
LAL.................3...9 TO 15 STRIKES/15 MIN/CELL.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....65-70.
MIN HUMIDITY........34-39 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........
 SLOPE/VALLEY.......EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 10 MPH.
 RIDGETOP...........EAST TO SOUTHEAST 5 TO 15 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......6500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........SOUTHEAST 10 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........3.

$$
FORECASTER...LESTER
REQUESTED BY...BRYCE ROGERS
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20160523.PRICE.01/BYZ


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