Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CHINOOK FIRES...BLAINE COUNTY SHERIFF
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
1111 PM MDT THU JUL 31 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON REQUEST TIME OF 2244 MDT ON JULY 31.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...
IT WILL BE RELATIVELY QUIET OVERNIGHT WITH LIGHT WINDS AND MAINLY
DRY CONDITIONS. OVERNIGHT HUMIDITY VALUES WILL ONLY RECOVER INTO THE
45 TO 55 PERCENT RANGE AS DEWPOINTS ARE FAIRLY LOW IN THE LOWER 40`S.
THE BEST CHANCES FOR SHOWER OR THUNDERSTORM ACTIVITY WILL BE BETWEEN
6 AM AND 9 AM...AND THEN AGAIN DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND EVENING
ON FRIDAY. THE MAIN THREATS FROM ANY SHOWERS OR STORMS THAT IMPACT THE
AREA WILL BE GUSTY ERRATIC WINDS OVER 30 MPH AND LIGHTNING STRIKES.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY. VERY SLIGHT CHANCE FOR AN
                    ISOLATED SHOWER OR STORM.
CWR.................5 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....61-66.
MAX HUMIDITY........45-50 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........NORTH WINDS AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH SHIFTING TO THE EAST
                    AT 5 TO 10 MPH AFTER MIDNIGHT.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........EAST AROUND 5 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY EARLY, BECOMING PARTLY SUNNY BY THE LATE
                    MORNING. SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS IN
                    EARLY MORNING HOURS AND DURING THE LATE AFTERNOON AND
                    EVENING.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....91-96.
MIN HUMIDITY........14-19 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........EAST WINDS UP TO 5 TO 10 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......11500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........NORTHWEST AROUND 5 TO 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...UTTECH
REQUESTED BY...DEBBIE
TYPE OF REQUEST...WILDFIRE
.TAG 20140731.CHINO.01/TFX






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