Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR WAPITI
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1259 PM MDT SAT JUL 12 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 1229 MDT ON JULY 12.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...THE WARMING AND DRYING TREND WILL CONTINUE TO STRENGTHEN
OVER THE FIRE WITH POOR RH RECOVERIES ON THE MIDSLOPES AND RIDGES
OVER NIGHT. WINDS WILL GENERALLY BE TERRAIN DRIVEN. SOME CUMULUS
BUILDUPS ARE POSSIBLE THIS AFTERNOON BUT THUNDERSTORMS ARE
EXPECTED TO STAY TO YOUR SOUTH AND EAST. TOMORROW WILL TREND EVEN
WARMER AND DRIER.

.REST OF TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....84-89.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 4-8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLEAR.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....58-63.
MAX HUMIDITY........42-47 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........BECOMING DOWNSLOPE/DOWNVALLEY 2-4 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTH 5 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....88-93.
MIN HUMIDITY........16-21 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........UPSLOPE/UPVALLEY 2-4 MPH BECOMING WEST
                    5-10 MPH IN THE AFTERNOON.
MIXING HEIGHT.......7000 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST 8 MPH.
HAINES INDEX........4 LOW.

$$
FORECASTER...JENNK
REQUESTED BY...ALLISON LINVILLE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140712.WAPIT.01/MSO









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