Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR HAYMAKER RX...USFS
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1004 AM MDT SAT APR 23 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON APRIL 23.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...

A BROAD UPPER LEVEL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM APPROACHING THE REGION
WILL BRING INCREASED CHANCES OF RAIN SHOWERS AS THE DAY
PROGRESSES. AN AREA OF WEAK SHOWERS SOUTH OF THE SITE WILL BRING
ISOLATED SHOWERS BY 11 AM AND SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER 3PM. A
THUNDERSTORM IS POSSIBLE BUT MOST DEVELOPMENT IS EXPECTED TO
REMAIN SOUTH OF THE SITE ALTHOUGH GUSTY WINDS ARE POSSIBLE FROM
THESE STORMS. WITH COOLER TEMPERATURES AND INCREASING
MOISTURE...MINIMUM HUMIDITIES WILL NOT DROP BELOW 30 PERCENT.
STEADIER STRATIFORM RAIN WILL FALL TONIGHT THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY
MORNING. ISOLATED SHOWERS WILL LINGER THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON.
BETWEEN 0.50 AND 0.75 INCHES OF LIQUID PRECIPITATION IS POSSIBLE
BY SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY...THEN BECOMING CLOUDY. A CHANCE
                    OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING...THEN SHOWERS LIKELY
                    AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.
CWR.................60 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....56-61.
MIN HUMIDITY........36-41 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH...BECOMING NORTH IN THE
                    AFTERNOON. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED
                    NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT CHANCE OF
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING...THEN RAIN AFTER
                    MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................100 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....35-40.
MAX HUMIDITY........84-89 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTHWEST WINDS 10 TO 15 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO
                    25 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC WINDS EXPECTED NEAR
                    THUNDERSTORMS IN THE EVENING.
RIDGETOP WIND.......SOUTHEAST AROUND 10 MPH

.SUNDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........CLOUDY. RAIN LIKELY IN THE MORNING...THEN RAIN
                    SHOWERS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................65 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....38-43.
MIN HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH.
RIDGETOP WIND.......NORTHWEST AROUND 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...ZELZER
REQUESTED BY...KIP COLBY
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160423.HAYMA.01/TFX



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