Suppression Forecast
Issued by NWS Great Falls, MT

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SPOT FORECAST FOR CRATER 15...HELENA DISPATCH CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
350 AM MDT WED MAY 4 2016

FORECAST IS BASED ON IGNITION TIME OF 1100 MDT ON MAY 04.
IF CONDITIONS BECOME UNREPRESENTATIVE...CONTACT THE NATIONAL WEATHER
SERVICE.

.DISCUSSION...HIGH PRESSURE WILL KEEP THE AIRMASS DRY AND STABLE
TODAY. HUMIDITIES WILL DROP TO NEAR 20 PERCENT AROUND 2 PM WITH
MINIMUM HUMIDITIES DROPPING TO THE LOWER TO MID 20S. OVERNIGHT
RECOVERIES WILL BE GOOD. WINDS WILL REMAIN LIGHT AGAIN TODAY
ALTHOUGH LATE AFTERNOON MIXING COULD CAUSE SOME STRONGER SOUTHWEST
FLOW. BY THURSDAY...MOISTURE WILL INCREASE AND MINIMUM HUMIDITIES
ARE EXPECTED TO REMAIN NEAR OR ABOVE 20 PERCENT. THE CHANCE OF
SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS WILL REMAIN LOW BUT CONVECTION IN THE
AREA COULD CAUSE ERRATIC AFTERNOON WINDS.

.TODAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........SUNNY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........12-17 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH WITH AFTERNOON
                    GUSTS TO 20 MPH.

.TONIGHT...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY CLOUDY.
CWR.................0 PERCENT.
MIN TEMPERATURE.....44-49.
MAX HUMIDITY........58-63 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTHWEST WINDS UP TO 5 MPH.

.THURSDAY...

SKY/WEATHER.........PARTLY SUNNY. A SLIGHT CHANCE OF SHOWERS IN THE
                    MORNING...THEN A CHANCE OF SHOWERS AND A SLIGHT
                    CHANCE OF THUNDERSTORMS IN THE AFTERNOON.
CWR.................35 PERCENT.
MAX TEMPERATURE.....71-76.
MIN HUMIDITY........20-25 PERCENT.
WIND (20 FT)........SOUTH WINDS 5 TO 10 MPH. GUSTY AND ERRATIC
                    WINDS EXPECTED NEAR THUNDERSTORMS IN THE
                    AFTERNOON.

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FORECASTER...ZELZER
REQUESTED BY...JOHNSON
TYPE OF REQUEST...PRESCRIBED
.TAG 20160504.CRATE.01/TFX



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