Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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FNUS75 KMSO 260522
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SPOT FORECAST FOR BLAZING SADDLES 252
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA MT
1122 PM MDT THU SEP 25 2014

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 2325 MDT ON SEPTEMBER 25.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...COLD FRONTAL PASSAGE HAS MOVED THROUGH THE BLAZING SADDLE
FIRE. FORTUNATELY PRESSURE GRADIENTS THUS THE WEST-NORTHWEST WINDS
WILL DECREASE THROUGH THE NIGHT.

RADAR IS SHOWING DEVELOPMENT OF LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS IN CENTRAL IDAHO. THESE
SHOWERS ARE MOVING NORTHWARD AND WILL IMPACT THE FIRE AREA BETWEEN MIDNIGHT
AND 4 AM. THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE AN INCREASE IN RELATIVE HUMIDITY AS
AMOUNTS OF RAIN WILL BE LIMITED TO AROUND .10" OR LESS.

.REST OF TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........LIGHT RAIN SHOWERS LIKELY AFTER MIDNIGHT.
CWR.................30 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....50-55 TOWARD SUNRISE.
MAX HUMIDITY........40-50 PERCENT THROUGH 2 AM INCREASING TO
                    70-80 PERCENT BY SUNRISE.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST TO NORTHWEST WINDS 4 TO 8 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......500 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 MPH.

.FRIDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........MOSTLY CLOUDY. CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE MORNING.
CWR.................10 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....70-75.
MIN HUMIDITY........29-34 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........WEST 2-4 MPH.
MIXING HEIGHT.......4700 FT AGL.
MIXING WINDS........WEST 10 MPH.

$$
FORECASTER...NESTER
REQUESTED BY...COTTER
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20140925.BLAZI.02/MSO


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